Neck Pain Blog Posts

11 Ways to Keep Gardening with Back Pain

Gardening with Back Pain
If you love gardening, keep up your hobby by following these simple tips and adaptations to minimize back pain during long periods of planting.

Cervical Disc Replacement Surgery Can Relieve Pain, Numbness, and Weakness

Cervical disc replacement
An artificial cervical disc can help ease the pain, weakness, and numbness that may be caused by a cervical herniated disc.

The Basics of Back Pain and Spinal Anatomy

The Basics of Back Pain and Spinal Anatomy
For many people, having a clear understanding of the anatomical structures of the spine and how they can cause pain will help you have a better discussion with your doctor.

How Cervical Selective Nerve Root Blocks Can Ease Neck Pain

Cervical Selective Nerve Root Blocks for 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.

The Best Alternative Therapies to Treat Back and Neck Pain

Closeup of acupuncture needles
There are many options for alternative therapies to treat back and neck pain, including massage, acupuncture, yoga, and more. A large review reveals which options are the most effective at relieving pain.

A Guide to Spinal Anatomy and What Can Go Wrong

spinal anatomy
Spinal anatomy is a remarkable combination of strong bones, soft tissues, and highly sensitive nerves. Most of us take spine anatomy for granted in our everyday lives—until something starts causing neck or back pain.

How Cervical Stenosis with Myelopathy Affects Your Body

Cervical spinal stenosis video walkthrough
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 signs and symptoms.

What You Need to Know about Neck Arthritis

Neck Arthritis Cervical Osteoarthritis
Cervical osteoarthritis, commonly called neck arthritis, can result in neck pain and stiffness, as well as other troublesome symptoms. Learn about cervical osteoarthritis symptoms, treatment options, and other types of neck arthritis.

2 Ways a Rolled Towel Can Reduce Neck Pain

Woman holding her neck in pain
Your neck pain may be caused by poor posture. A rolled towel can help support your spine’s natural curves—and experience pain relief.

Cervical Epidural Steroid Injections Can Bring Neck and Arm Pain Relief

Cervical Epidural Steroid Injections
A cervical steroid injection can ease the pain that radiates through your shoulder and down your arm and get you moving again.