Our Back Pain Relief Blog

Sleeping With Back Pain

Back pain can make it hard to get through your day. However, getting a good night’s sleep is almost impossible when you’re suffering from back pain. But, you need quality sleep to stay healthy and productive ― and being well-rested is an essential component of your overall well-being. Below you’ll find tips to reduce your… read more

The Best Exercises for Back Pain

Most people will experience some back pain during their lives. No matter your gender or whether you spend your workday on your feet or sitting, you could experience either acute or chronic back pain that affects your daily life. Most people — 72 percent — use pain medication to manage their symptoms, and 55 percent use hot and cold packs.… read more

When to Visit The Doctor for Your Back Pain

We see a number of patients who have been suffering from chronic back pain for years. Some of them went to a doctor and were told to try conservative treatments at home, and when they didn’t work, they just assumed the doctors wouldn’t be able to help them anymore. Other are worried about treating the… read more

Foraminal Stenosis 101

While there are no definite numbers, it’s estimated that as many as 500,000 Americans are suffering from foraminal stenosis. That means that approximately one in every 650 people in the United States are suffering from this condition, which can be incredibly painful. If you’ve been diagnosed with foraminal stenosis, you might be looking for answers… read more

The Benefits of Least Invasive Surgical Procedures

Surgical procedures for back pain have come a long way in the last two decades. In the not-so-distant past, spine surgeons would need to make lengthy incisions into the muscles of your back in order to reach the problem areas of your spine and correct them. They would depend on their naked eye so find… read more

Degenerative Disc Disease 101

About 65 million American adults suffer from some kind of lower back pain in any given year. For many of these patients, the diagnosis will be degenerative disc disease. This is a very common cause of back pain and one of the most commonly treated conditions in our spine clinic. If you are suffering from… read more

Why Sometimes Back Surgery Fails…And What You Can Do Next

Having back surgery is a big deal for a patient. By the time most patients reach the point where they require surgery, they’ve been suffering with the pain for a long time. This is usually the last resort. Surgery offers a sense of hope; that finally, after everything they’ve been through, they’ll be on the… read more

Everything You Need to Know About Sciatica

That nagging lower back pain has returned with a vengeance. This time, though, it’s a debilitating pain that goes all the way down the leg from your buttock. The unfortunate reality is that you could be saddled with sciatica, a condition that causes painful throbbing in the lower back and legs. What’s unique about sciatica,… read more

How Pinched Nerves Affect Your Health

If you’ve ever dealt with a pinched nerve, you know how painful it can be. A pinched nerve occurs when too much pressure is applied to a nerve by bones, muscles, tendons, or cartilage. This pressure can cause debilitating pain, tingling, numbness, or weakness. Keep reading to learn the ins and outs of pinched nerves.… read more

Here’s How to Deal with Lower Back Pain

It’s no secret that lower back pain can be an absolute nightmare. Whatever the cause, this condition can be hard to shake. Keep in mind that about one in four Americans say they experience some degree of lower back pain on a regular basis, so by no means are you alone. But how you choose… read more