Low Back Pain Blog Posts

Do You Need Help Paying for Medication?

Medical costs can blow a hole in the most careful budget. Find out if you're eligible for an assistance program to ease the load.

How an Anterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion (ALIF) Can Stop the Pain

An anterior lumbar interbody fusion (ALIF) may help relieve your pain from degenerative disc disease.

Tiger Woods Undergoes Microdiscectomy Surgery for a Pinched Nerve

Tiger Woods has returned to competition following a 15 month hiatus from a microdisectomy procedure.

A Visual Guide to Posterolateral Gutter Fusion Surgery

A posterolateral gutter fusion is a surgical procedure that fuses painful vertebral segments, due to lumbar disc degeneration, with the goal of decreasing pain.

7 Ways to Avoid Overdoing It This Holiday Season

If you have chronic back pain or are recovering from back surgery, try these 7 strategies to help you manage the holiday season.

Practical Gifts That Help Ease the Pain

As the holidays draw near, are you wishing for gifts that make your life more comfortable? Take a look at this list.

2 Reasons Why Walking Is Good for Your Lower Back

A daily 20 to 30 minute walk can help keep your back healthy and happy.

The Dangers of Prolonged Rest for People With Lower Back Pain

Did you know that excessive rest can worsen your lower back pain?

How to Use Ice to Treat Your Lower Back Pain

A 5-minute ice massage can go a long way towards alleviating your lower back pain.

7 Back Pain Conditions That Mainly Affect Women

Women are more likely than men to have chronic pain. Check out these back pain symptoms to see if you’re experiencing something similar.