Spine Articles About Pain Relief

Are You a Candidate for Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery?

October 7, 2022

What is minimally invasive spine surgery and am I a good candidate? Back pain is one of the most common medical problems facing people in ...

What is Spinal Traction and Does It Work for Back & Neck Pain?

April 22, 2022

Spinal traction is a widely used treatment for low back pain as well as neck pain. Traction utilizes a force and counterforce to pull in ...

How a Patient Can Improve Their Outcome in Surgery

April 8, 2022

If you experience spinal symptoms that require surgery, you choose a surgeon based on their ability to diagnose the problem and execute the surgical technique ...

Life with a Spinal Cord Stimulator

October 12, 2021

Chronic pain — pain that continues for 12 weeks or longer — affects about 20% of the United States population. Chronic pain may make it impossible to carry out ...

The Benefits of Laser Spine Surgery

July 9, 2021

Back pain — especially pain that radiates down one or both legs — is often caused by pressure on one of your nerves. Sometimes a ...

What to Expect from Endoscopic Spine Surgery

April 1, 2021

Chronic back pain is one of the top causes of missed work days in the United States. If you’ve struggled with back pain and aren’t getting relief ...

How Epidural Spine Injections Can Help You

January 20, 2021

If you’re one of the 16 million people in the United States who suffers from chronic back pain or sciatica, you may be feeling frustrated by your ...

What Do Facet Joints Do?

December 9, 2020

When you think about your joints, you probably think about big joints, like your hips or shoulders or knees. Maybe you remember the smaller joints, ...

Are You a Candidate for a Laminotomy or Laminectomy?

July 20, 2020

Pain in your arm, leg, or back is often caused by a compressed or pinched spinal nerve. When other therapies have failed you, the spine ...

What is Rhizotomy and How Can it Help Relieve Back Pain?

April 9, 2020

Back pain is so common that 8 out of 10 people suffer from it at some time during their lives. But if your back pain has persisted ...

Is There a Nonsurgical Way to Treat a Pinched Nerve?

December 1, 2019

Your spine is amazing. It allows you to bend, twist, stand tall, and move smoothly, and it houses and protects some of the most important ...

7 Advantages of Robotic-Assisted Surgery

November 1, 2019

Lower back pain is the leading cause of disability worldwide, affecting 10% across the globe. If you’re among the unlucky one in 10, you may be ...

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