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.

How to Visualize Lumbar Osteoarthritis

Lumbar osteoarthritis is a type of degenerative arthritis in your lower back that leads to pain, stiffness, and inflammation.

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.

How Cervical Selective Nerve Root Blocks Can Ease Neck Pain

A cervical selective nerve root block can help your doctor locate which of your nerves is irritated, and may also reduce pain in your neck, shoulders, arms, and hands.

How Cervical Stenosis With Myelopathy Affects Your Body

Cervical stenosis with myelopathy can have painful, far-reaching effects on your body and health. Learn how cervical stenosis develops and how to spot the symptoms with this video recap.

What You Should Know About Spinal Compression Fractures

Vertebral compression fractures, also known as spinal compression fractures, can be caused by cancer or osteoporosis.

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.

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.