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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

Am I A Candidate For Stem Cell Treatment?

Identify The Source Of Pain Ideal Candidates for lumbar stem cell treatment include those with discogenic (pain derived from the lumbar disc) low back pain that has failed conservative treatment.  Low back pain can come from multiple sources in the spine.  These include muscle, ligaments, lumbar facet joints, and vertebral discs in your low back.… 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

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