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Avoid Back Strain this Winter with These Healthy Back Exercises

Our backs can bear much of the burden when the weather turns cooler. Winter activities can stress and strain the spine. Avoid winter back pain with these healthy…

Physical Therapy For Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis pain holding you back? Physical therapy for osteoporosis can help manage pain, prevent furthur damage, and get you back to your active life.

7 Tips for Fast Sciatic Pain Relief

If you have sciatica, you know how painful it can be and how quickly you want sciatic pain relief. Any irritation to the sciatic nerve can sideline a…

Lower Back Pain? It Could Be Your SI Joint

Your lower back is screaming with pain. You’re past the point of ignoring it. Did you realize the problem could be caused by a joint that—strangely enough—barely moves?…

Stop Your Back Pain: What You Need to Know About Spinal Fusion

Is back pain stopping you from enjoying your active lifestyle? It might surprise you to know that nearly 80% of U.S. adults have back pain at some point…

Nonsurgical Relief for Neck & Back Pain

Epidural steroid injections (ESIs) commonly treat acute or chronic neck and low back pain and related nerve irritation symptoms like numbness and tingling in the arms and legs…

It's Not Just for Hips & Knees: Cervical Disc Replacement

Orthopedic surgeons have been replacing hips and knees with artificial joints for several decades. More recently, artificial disc replacements became available for the cervical spine. Just as hip…

Sit Up! How to Fix Poor Posture Pain

Surprisingly, anyone who told us to “sit up straight” was right. Poor posture creates several medical problems, from back pain to digestion issues. According to the U.S. National…

MRI for Back Pain: Be Careful What You Ask For

Patients with back and neck pain frequently ask their doctor if they need an MRI scan to diagnose and treat their problem. Their doctors answer “no” for most…