Spine Articles About Pain

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 ...

Why You Shouldn’t Ignore Spine Pain

September 12, 2021

Back pain is quite common, but that doesn’t mean it can’t be serious. In fact, lower back pain is responsible for about 3% of emergency room visits. ...

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, ...

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 ...

What’s a Facet Joint and Could It Be Causing Your Chronic Neck Pain?

January 3, 2020

More than 20 percent of U.S. adults (about 50 million people) suffer from chronic pain. Neck pain, in particular, is one of the most common types of chronic pain. Neck ...

Is My Chronic Back Pain Normal if I’m Over 50?

May 3, 2019

There’s a joke about aging making the rounds on Facebook. It goes like this: A fun part of your 30s is waking up thinking you’re hungover ...

5 Spinal Injections Every Back Pain Sufferer Should Know About

February 7, 2019

Your spinal cord is an engineering marvel that gives you mobility and flexibility so that you can accomplish myriad tasks every day. But when your ...

Chronic pain isn’t fun. I’ve been there.

September 19, 2018

Something happened to me that allowed me to understand my patients on a much deeper level. A couple of years ago, I overexerted myself in ...

What Can I Do to Prevent Back Problems?

June 27, 2017

Maintaining a healthy spine is both possible and necessary to prevent complications that arise from the normal aging process of the spine.  As we get ...

Simple Stretches to Relieve Back Pain

May 29, 2015

There are many methods to help with eliminating back pain. One of the most basic and beneficial is through simple stretching. The benefits of stretching ...

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