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Exercise Tips When You Have Arthritis

You know exercise is good for you, but you’ve got arthritis, and some days it’s hard to move. Starting and following an exercise plan recommended by your doctor can help prevent flare-ups, pain, and stiffness.
Jun 2nd, 2023

Stop Doing This If You Want Less Neck Pain

Did you wake up with a stiff neck? Perhaps after hours at the computer, your neck is painful. Lifestyle habits can cause neck pain. Learn what habits to break to relieve your neck pain.
May 1st, 2023

Is Radiofrequency Ablation a Temporary Treatment?

You’re suffering from chronic pain. Conservative treatments like physical therapy and steroid injections haven’t helped. You may be a good candidate for a minimally invasive procedure called radiofrequency ablation.
Feb 1st, 2023

How Does a Spinal Cord Stimulation Trial Work?

Has chronic pain stopped you in your tracks? You may be considering spinal cord stimulation. You’re interested in finding out how a trial works, since that’s the way you’ll know whether this treatment will help you.
Jan 1st, 2023

5 Causes of Severe Lower Back Pain

Lower back pain is debilitating. You want relief now. You also want answers. What’s causing this severe pain? How can doctors provide the solution you need?
Nov 1st, 2022

How to Manage Fibromyalgia-Related Digestive Problems

You’re suffering from chronic pain from fibromyalgia, along with several uncomfortable digestive issues. Learn about strategies that can help you manage gastrointestinal problems related to fibromyalgia.
Sep 1st, 2022

Epidurals Aren’t Just for Pregnancy

Your back pain is unremitting. It may radiate down one or both legs. You just want it to stop. Learn about a minimally invasive treatment that can help: the epidural steroid injection.
Jul 1st, 2022

What Can You Expect from a Compression Fracture?

Are you having difficulty walking because of back pain? Perhaps you’ve had to give up playing a sport you love or digging in the garden. Learn about compression fractures and treatment options.
Jun 28th, 2022

Your Treatment Options for Sacroiliac Joint Dysfunction

Your lower back really hurts. If it’s sacroiliac joint dysfunction, learn what your treatment options are. Modern medicine has answers for you, from conservative treatments to radiofrequency ablation and joint fusion.
May 1st, 2022

What to Expect During a Medial Branch Block

You’ve got significant back pain that hasn’t abated with traditional therapies. Pain management specialists use minimally invasive techniques to discover the cause of your pain. Learn how a medial branch block may help diagnose your ailment.
Mar 1st, 2022

What to do if You Have Lumbar Spinal Stenosis

You’ve had pain in your back that sometimes radiates down your legs; it’s sciatica. The root cause of your sciatica may be lumbar spinal stenosis. Learn about treatments and what you can do to manage the condition.
Jan 4th, 2022

Why You Might Be A Good Candidate For Kyphoplasty

You suffer from back pain, and it hasn’t gotten any better. You may have a compression fracture in your back. If that’s the case, you may be a candidate for a procedure called a kyphoplasty.
Dec 2nd, 2021

Causes of and Cures for Cervical Stenosis

Are you experiencing pain and other troublesome symptoms in your neck and/or shoulders and arms? You could have cervical stenosis. Learn about the causes of and cures for this painful condition.
Oct 5th, 2021

Relief for Your Sciatic Nerve Pain

Back pain is a common complaint for many, and you’re one of them. When the pain starts moving down your leg, you may have a condition called sciatica. Learn ways to gain relief from the pain.
Sep 1st, 2021

How Neurostimulation Combats Chronic Pain

If you suffer from chronic pain, you’re seeking a solution. You want your quality of life back. Learn how neurostimulation can provide long lasting relief from the tyranny of chronic pain.
Jun 22nd, 2021

Treatment Options for Achy Knees

Do your knees ache after a long day? Perhaps it doesn’t even take that; walking up stairs can produce the pain. A pain management specialist can help relieve your discomfort.
May 13th, 2021

Fibromyalgia: There Is Relief

You’ve got pain in more than one place in your body for no apparent reason. You know you didn’t pull a muscle gardening, so what is it? Body pain could signal fibromyalgia. If that’s the case, relief is available.
Apr 1st, 2021

When are Hip Injections Helpful?

Your hip is a source of chronic pain. Will anything work other than a hip replacement? Learn when hip injections can be helpful in giving you relief so you can enjoy your daily activities.
Mar 1st, 2021

Benefits of Cluneal Nerve Stimulation

Is it hard for you to sit for long periods of time because you’re experiencing pain in your buttocks and possibly down your leg? You may benefit from cluneal nerve stimulation.
Feb 1st, 2021

When to Seek Medical Care for Neck Pain

Is persistent neck pain getting you down? When neck pain doesn’t go away on its own, it’s time to get proper medical treatment so the condition doesn’t get worse.
Jan 1st, 2021

Healing From a Compression Fracture: What to Expect

You’ve been diagnosed with a compression fracture. It hurts. How soon can you expect relief from this intense pain, and how long will it take to heal? Learn about recovery from these disabling fractures.
Dec 10th, 2020

Do You Have Symptoms of Sciatica?

Your lower back hurts. You’re feeling strange sensations in your leg. What’s going on? You may have sciatica. It’s time for a visit to the doctor; you don’t want the pain to get any worse.
Nov 9th, 2020

Is Ablation Right For You?

Are you suffering from chronic pain? Back, neck, hip, or knee pain can stop you in your tracks. You may benefit from a minimally invasive procedure called radiofrequency ablation if other treatments haven’t worked.
Sep 17th, 2020

Can Spinal Stenosis Be Prevented?

Do you have chronic back pain? It could be early spinal stenosis, a degenerative condition of the spine usually caused by wear and tear on the spinal cord. The good news is that you can take active steps to halt its progression.
Apr 21st, 2020

6 Tips for Protecting Arthritic Knees

If it’s hard to walk or climb stairs because of knee pain, you may have arthritis in your knee joints. Learning how to take care of your knees when you have arthritis is a key to maintaining your mobility.
Feb 1st, 2020

Could Radiofrequency Ablation Remedy Your Chronic Back Pain?

You’ve tried everything to stop your chronic back pain, from physical therapy to medications to injections, and nothing has worked. If you think surgery is your only option, think again — radiofrequency ablation may be the answer.
Nov 1st, 2019

How Your Weight Affects Your Sciatica Pain

You know that your excess weight is bad for your health, but did you know it’s also making your sciatica worse? Find out why a few extra pounds could be complicating your pain and what you can do about it.
Oct 1st, 2019

The Dangers of Tech Neck

If you spend a lot of time every day staring at a screen, you could be at risk for developing tech neck. Although this painful condition is easy to develop, it’s also easy to fix the habits that cause it.
Sep 1st, 2019

What to Expect Before, During, and After Kyphoplasty

Your lower back is killing you and you don’t know why. And is it your imagination, or are you a bit shorter than you once were? It’s possible you fractured your spine, and that’s causing both problems. The solution is kyphoplasty. Here’s what you need to k
Aug 1st, 2019

When an Epidural is the Best Choice for Chronic Back Pain

If you often find yourself at the doctor’s office for searing back pain that’s moving down into your leg, you may be a candidate for an epidural injection. This injection can provide welcome relief for pain that radiates to a limb.
May 24th, 2019

Arthritis and Exercise: What to Do and Not Do

Are you struggling with arthritis pain? Do you avoid certain activities because you’re afraid they’ll make your symptoms worse? Exercise is vital to managing arthritis, but it’s important to take the right steps to keep your body moving safely.
Apr 30th, 2019