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.
Most patients will have some degree of discomfort in the lower back region with routine activities in the days following their SI joint fusion surgery. Making sure you get enough of restful sleep is important to ensuring a speedy postsurgical recovery. Here’s how to get the most comfortable sleep after an SI joint fusion.
Symptoms of spinal osteoarthritis can creep up on you gradually. It may begin with mild stiffness and pain in the back which slowly becomes worse. You may experience weakness, numbness, tingling, and pain running down your arms or legs as well. While there is no cure for osteoarthritis, the progression of the disease can be slowed down or halted with the right treatment.
Lower back pain can have many causes such as muscle spasm or disc herniation. An often overlooked reason for low back pain is an SI joint disorder. Here are some indications that an SI joint issue is the cause of your undiagnosed back pain.