Are You Trying to Avoid Spine Surgery?

Many people with back pain have a strong preference to postpone or avoid surgery. Here are some helpful nonsurgical treatment option for back pain.

How to Cope With Loneliness If You Suffer From Chronic Back Pain

Many people with chronic back pain feel isolated—but there are resources available to help you make meaningful connections.

3 Lesser-Known Causes of Lower Back Pain

Find out more about several common causes of lower back pain that often go overlooked.

2 Lower Back Pain Symptoms That Require Immediate Medical Attention

Learn which lower back pain symptoms may indicate a serious medical condition.

Facet Joint Injections Help Diagnose and Treat Related Back Pain

A facet joint injection can help your doctor pinpoint the cause of your back pain and provide temporary pain relief.

A Visual Guide to How Discs Herniate

See how and why a disc may herniate and trigger symptoms, and where in the spine it's prone to do so.

Understanding Spinal Anatomy Helps You Talk to Your Doctors

Familiarizing yourself with the anatomy of your spine can help you better partner with your doctors, especially as it relates to your treatment options.

Snacks, Supplements, and Scents to Help You Sleep

If your chronic lower back pain is making it difficult for you to either fall asleep or stay asleep, these simple remedies may be able to help.

2 Sciatica Symptoms That Require Immediate Medical Attention

Find out which sciatica symptoms may signal a more serious medical condition.

3 Tips for Creating an Effective Pain Management Plan for After Your Lower Back Surgery

Creating an effective pain management plan prior to your lower back surgery may help you recover faster.