The Do’s & Don’ts of Managing Arthritis Pain, Part 1

Arthritis affects over 54 million people in the United States alone. Managing arthritis pain can help you maintain your quality of life and reduce your discomfort. But how can you know the right optio[...]

Are You Suffering From Failed Back Syndrome?

Failed back syndrome is a condition in which a patient has surgery to correct a problem in the back, but still experiences pain or discomfort after the procedure. The procedure, called a laminectomy, [...]

What Is a Herniated Disc?

Your spine is made up of bones, called vertebrae, cushioned by cartilage discs that create your spinal column. The discs that cushion the bones in your spine and support flexible movement have a softe[...]

Understanding the Difference Between Back Pain & Sciatica Pain

Both back pain and sciatica pain can be very uncomfortable and dramatically impact your quality of life. However, differentiating between the two is important to understand your treatment options. Her[...]

3 Stretches for Sciatica Pain Relief

Sciatic pain, which is caused by the sciatic nerve, can best be described as radiating pain that can travel from the low back down one of your legs. Most people who experience sciatic pain will only h[...]

New Solutions for Chronic Pain Relief, Part 4: Alternative Approaches

In Part 3 of our blog series, we looked at targeted procedures that can help with chronic pain relief. This week, we’re looking at alternative approaches that may help patients with their continuing[...]

New Solutions for Chronic Pain Relief, Part 3: Targeted Procedures

In last week’s blog, we looked at different types of medications that are often used for chronic pain relief. This week, we’ll be looking at targeted procedures that may help when medications don[...]

New Solutions for Chronic Pain Relief, Part 2: Medications

In last week’s blog, we talked about the roots of chronic pain and how pain can manifest in the body. This week, we’re taking a closer look at which medications can potentially help patients suffe[...]

New Solutions for Chronic Pain Relief, Part 1: The Roots of Chronic Pain

In the past, the only solution for chronic pain relief involved drugs and surgery. Unfortunately, these therapies don’t always work. Some patients who lived with chronic pain weren’t taken serious[...]
What is a Slipped Disk?

What Is Sciatica?

Sciatica, also called lumbar radiculopathy, is a condition in which the sciatic nerve can cause pain. Your sciatic nerve starts in your lower back and extends down each side of your body to the backs [...]