Low back pain is the single leading cause of disability worldwide. Back pain is one of the most common reasons for missed work. Most people with low back pain recover quickly, however recurrence is common and for a small percentage of people the condition will become chronic and disabling.
More than 90% of people will have back pain at some point in their lives. If you have tried noninvasive treatments like pain medications and physical therapy to alleviate your chronic back pain without much benefit, you may be a candidate for spinal injection therapy.
Spinal stenosis is a condition in which the spinal canal narrows to compress the spinal cord and nerves. This may cause symptoms like back pain and stiffness with radiation of pain down the arms and legs. The condition generally gets worse as you age and can cause significant disability. Here’s what to expect after a spinal stenosis diagnosis.
It has been estimated that about 100 million Americans suffer from chronic pain. Over-the-counter pain medications may provide temporary pain relief, but are generally not considered a good long term solution.
Spinal fusion and artificial disc replacement are both surgical options for back and neck pain and loss of spine mobility that ....
Elective Surgeries have Resumed; How to Prepare Yourself for Surgery during the Coronavirus Pandemic
With the first wave of COVID-19 peaking in parts of the country, some of the restrictions put in place to prevent spread of the disease are being relaxed. Many elective surgeries such as joint replacement have resumed. Here’s how to prepare yourself for surgery during the Coronavirus pandemic.