Back Pain and Neck Pain Blog

Back Pain and Neck Pain Blog

On World Osteoporosis Day, the International Osteoporosis Foundations warns that men are being undertreated for osteoporosis.
Medial branch nerve blocks are procedures that can help doctors diagnose facet joint disorders.

Osteoporosis is called the "silent disease" because most people don't know they have it until the disease has really progressed. Even then, most spinal fractures are dismissed as general back pain due to aging or a muscle strain.

Terminology describing back pain that originates from a spinal disc problem can become confusing. Spine-health.com describes the two sources of pain as coming from a pinched nerve or a degenerating disc.

When you're dealing with chronic or ongoing episodes of back pain and/or neck pain, sometimes it seems that half the battle is just finding the right kind of specialist to diagnose and treat your pain.

The American Chiropractic Association (ACA) has declared this year's National Chiropractic Health Month theme to be "Conservative Care First!" Learn more about conservative (non-surgical) options for spine rehabilitation.
We recently added a new video to our library describing how cervical steroid injections may alleviate nerve pain for some patients.
While there's not doubt having back pain causes stress, many professionals agree that stress can actually be the primary cause of back pain.
Radiofrequency neurotomy is a procedure that can bring pain relief to some people suffering from facet and sacroiliac joint pain.

Over the last few decades, the ancient practice of yoga has become an increasingly popular form of exercise in the Western world. Whether you prefer a vigorous physical practice or something more relaxing and meditative, the various styles of yoga offer something for everyone.

Yoga has become a preferred form of exercise for many patients suffering from back pain or recovering from an injury; its attraction often lies in the individual nature of the practice and the opportunity for modifications. Besides helping to alleviate pain, a regular yoga practice can also help restore mobility and work to prevent future injury.

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