Blog Articles

Is Back Pain Normal As You Age?

Aging is frustrating, as each day seems to bring on a new concern. Whether you need stronger reading glasses or your back begins to ache the moment you get out of bed, aging can make its mark. Thankfully, we can fight back.

Oct 11th, 2019
How Your Weight Affects Sciatica Pain

Are you suffering from intense back pain that shoots down your legs and buttocks? Those extra pounds could be the cause of your sciatic nerve pain.

Sep 1st, 2019
The Link Between Stress and Chronic Pain

Everyone handles stress differently. If you’re dealing with chronic pain, it may originate from a higher-than-average level of stress. Learn how pain and stress can affect each other and how treating one may reduce the symptoms of both.

Aug 1st, 2019
When Surgery Is the Best Solution for Sciatica

If you have sciatica pain radiating down from your lower back that can't be treated by less invasive means, look into surgery. Surgical intervention can resolve your sciatica and reduce your pain.

Jun 17th, 2019
5 Tips to Prepare for Neck Surgery

Chronic neck pain affects the quality of your life and may even make you dependent on pain medications. If you’ve tried a more conservative approach, but to no avail, neck surgery may be the answer. These five tips can help you prepare.

Apr 17th, 2019
Are Steroid Injections Safe?

The safety of many medical treatments requires a balance between benefits and risks. Corticosteroid injections are regularly used to treat chronic pain, and while it’s generally a safe therapy, there are potential risks associated with its use.

Mar 27th, 2019