A Visual Guide to Lumbar Laminectomy Surgery

A lumbar laminectomy is a procedure done in the lower back to reduce pressure on the nerves.

A Visual Guide to Lumbar Spinal Stenosis

Lumbar Spinal Stenosis is a common cause of both lower back pain and sciatica symptoms.

What You Need to Know about Spondylosis

Learn about the various causes of spondylosis symptoms.

How Lumbar Steroid Injections Deliver Back Pain Relief

If conservative measures fail to provide relief, an epidural steroid injection may help alleviate pain associated with a lumbar nerve.

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.