Take Control of Chronic Pain

According to the National Institutes of Health, chronic pain affects 20 percent of American adults and costs our society about $560 billion dollars annually. Chronic pain covers a large spectrum of issues. It can be related to your joints, muscles, bones – even your mental and emotional health. It’s difficult to point to a single … Continued

Take Control of Back Pain

Almost everyone – nearly 80 percent of the American population – is affected by back pain at some point. Its impact on your overall wellbeing is huge – it can affect everything from simple self-care, to your job, to how you interact with your family and friends. When your back is compromised, so is your … Continued

Eight Ways to Prevent Back Pain

Many people believe low back pain results from a single accident or injury. But it’s more typically caused by the accumulation of small things over the years. Being overweight, smoking, sitting for long periods of time and using poor lifting mechanics can eventually lead to back pain. The good news is if you take proper … Continued

Back Pain: When Surgery’s the Best Option

Sometimes conservative treatments aren’t enough to cure back issues. But you don’t have to live with pain. For some people, surgery may be an option. The type of surgery that’s right for you depends on what’s causing your pain. Here are three common procedures: Microdiscectomy – This type of surgery can help relieve low back … Continued