Spine Pain Conditions

Numbness & Tingling Caused by Spine Conditions

It can be frightening to suddenly notice that your back, arms or legs are numb. That feeling of tingling is often an indication that you’re suffering from one of many spinal conditions, and they’re usually accompanied by back pain of varying severity. This combination of tingling and numbness in the spine can produce neck, back,… 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

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

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