Back Pain and Neck Pain Blog

Cervical disc replacement has become a more common treatment for cervical disc disease, but what sets it apart from anterior cervical discectomy and fusion (ACDF) and how can you choose between them? Here are 6 pieces of information to help guide your choice.

Carpal tunnel syndrome, a cervical herniated disc, and rheumatoid arthritis can all cause numbness in your hands. Make sure you have the correct diagnosis before you proceed with a treatment.

Text neck, a popular new buzzword for describing an overuse syndrome that affects the neck of frequent phone users, is increasingly common. Learn about the symptoms and possible treatments.
Chronic benign pain may persist despite a variety of treatments. Learn what you can do to cope.

You can train your brain to manage the sensation and occurrence of chronic pain with a combination of deep focus, breathing, and imagery techniques.

It is often said that no one should have spine surgery unless they receive a second opinion from another surgeon. On the surface, this advice would sound like good old common sense, as two opinions are better than one. However, there is a trap in this line of thinking.

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