Questions to Ask When Your Surgeon Recommends Cervical Fusion

Be prepared when your spine surgeon suggests a cervical fusion. Consider printing out these questions and bringing them with you to your consultation.

4 Tips to Get Bowels Moving After Spine Surgery

Constipation is a common complication during the recovery from spine surgery. Here are some strategies to maintain good digestive health for a more comfortable recovery.

Back Extension Exercises for Osteoporosis

Here are 3 back extension exercises that can help protect you from osteoporosis-related fractures.

Study: Lower Back Pain May Improve With App-Based Program

Education, group support, and coaching—delivered through an internet app—may help to improve lower back pain.

Treating Neck Pain from Myofascial Pain Syndrome

Your tight, achy neck and painful knots may signal myofascial pain syndrome. Here’s what you can do to reduce the pain.

Why Does My Back Crack So Much?

Learn the possible causes of the constant cracking sounds in your back.

Do These 4 Things to Prevent Lower Back Pain

Avoid painful flare-ups in your lower back by adopting these 4 habits.

Is My Pain Sciatica or Something Else?

There are several conditions that mimic the shooting, searing pain of sciatica. Learn what conditions could be masquerading as sciatica and how your doctor might make a differential diagnosis.

2 Ways a Rolled Towel Can Reduce Neck Pain

Your neck pain may be caused by poor posture. A rolled towel can help you stay upright—and experience pain relief.

Occipital Neuralgia: What It Is and How to Treat It

Here's a quick, useful guide for understanding and treating occipital neuralgia, a condition that may be causing the pain you feel in your neck and behind your head.

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