Spine Articles About Pain Relief

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 ...

A Spinal Cord Stimulator Could be the Drug-Free Solution to Your Chronic Back Pain

January 7, 2019

About 80% of men and women in the United States experience lower back pain. Fortunately, most back pain resolves on its own. Unfortunately, about 20% ...

Dry Needling

March 10, 2017

More than 25% of Americans have a musculoskeletal condition that requires medical attention. Chronic back pain accounts for most of the common musculoskeletal pain conditions ...

Micro Endoscopic Discectomy: A Minimally-Invasive Procedure

July 21, 2015

Micro Endoscopic Discectomy is a minimally-invasive procedure designed to relieve pain caused by herniated discs pressing on nerve roots. It is performed through a tubular ...

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