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Posted on March 22, 2016

“I HAVEN’T HAD A FALL, SO WHY DO I HAVE LOWER BACK PAIN?”
You can certainly feel it. However, its cause is a mystery to you. When it comes to lower back pain, the possible origins can be as diverse as the symptoms. You might be experiencing a sharp stabbing pain, dull ache, numbness in the extremities, shooting pain down the extremities, loss of bowel or bladder control, muscle spasms or other unwelcome distress.

 
Posted on March 07, 2016

“COULD MY CHRONIC NECK PAIN BE COMPUTER-RELATED?”

An in-office examination is always required for a proper diagnosis, but some cases of chronic neck pain are indeed due to poor desk posture. Cervical disc herniation — also called neck disc herniation — has causes and symptoms similar to lumbar herniated disc, which we discussed in an earlier blog post. These include aging, major and minor trauma, poor diet, tobacco use and a sedentary lifestyle.

 
Posted on February 22, 2016

 
 
Seeing your little grade-schooler walking home with a large, loaded backpack can be a comical, turtle-like sight. However, the moment you lift that backpack for yourself, you can feel the burden your child has been carrying on his developing spine.
 

 
Posted on January 29, 2016

 
 
There are several types of lower back pain. Some patients are afflicted with sciatica, while others experience age-related degeneration. Some pains are acute, such as a sprain that will improve, and other pains are chronic and need medical intervention. A lumbar herniated disc is one of the latter. It is common, painful and entirely treatable.

 
Posted on January 19, 2016

A breakthrough laser procedure can help patients with herniated disks find more relief than those who have traditional back surgery, a top pain expert says.

Herniated disks, a degeneration of cushiony tissue between spinal bones, can cause severe pain and limb numbness. It is a common problem that often comes with aging.

 
Posted on September 17, 2015

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Posted on August 31, 2015

Epidural steroid injections (ESIs) are a common treatment option for many forms of low back pain and leg pain.

 
Posted on August 17, 2015

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Posted on August 07, 2015


Most people have back pain at some point in their lives. Did you know that back pain sends more patients to doctors than any condition other than the common cold? Below are some everyday habits could be contributing to your pain:
 

Poor Diet

 
Posted on July 28, 2015

WHAT IS LUMBAR SPINAL STENOSIS?

Lumbar spinal stenosis(LSS) is a condition that becomes more common with age, affecting an estimated 2.4 million Americans by 2021. LSS occurs when there is a narrowing of the space inside the spinal canal, located in the center of the spine, or the bony spaces in the spine where the nerves come out of the spinal cord.

WHAT ARE THE SYMPTOMS?

 

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