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.
Low back pain can be a very complicated and personal experience. A person with simple muscle strain may have severe low back pain while another with significant ....
Artificial disc replacement is the surgical removal of any of the rubbery discs present in the spine and its replacement with an artificial implant. It is an advanced spine surgery that aims to relieve painful symptoms while preserving spine mobility. Here are possible indications that you might be a candidate for artificial spine surgery.