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.

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.

Should I Postpone My Lower Back Surgery if I Am Depressed?

Here is what you need to know about treating your depression prior to lower back surgery.

5 Websites You Can Use to Compare Hospitals

When you're preparing to have surgery, how do you know which hospital is best? These websites can help you find the best option for you.

6 Tips to Have a Productive Doctor’s Visit if You Have Sciatica

These 6 tips can help you maximize your next doctor's appointment for sciatica symptoms.

How a Vertebroplasty Procedure Eases Spinal Compression Fracture Pain

When compression fractures affect your vertebrae, one of your treatment options may be vertebroplasty. Learn what this procedure entails in our video walk-through.

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.