Learn the Top Symptoms and Treatment for a Herniated Disc

April 1, 2019

A herniated disc, also known as a slipped disc or ruptured disc is never fun. This condition occurs when the soft discs that are located between the vertebrae in our spines slip out of place or rupture. When this happens, the nearby nerves can become irritated or pinched and cause pain, weakness, and/or numbness that…

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Steps Toward a Radiculopathy Diagnosis: How to Get Started, Tests You Might Need

March 4, 2019

Patients with a cervical radiculopathy diagnosis can have similar symptoms to those with a carpal tunnel diagnosis. That is why people who experience numbness, tingling, or weakness in their hand, shoulder, and/or arm should be seen by a doctor to determine the root cause of these problems. A diagnosis consists of reviewing patient history, performing…

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Understanding Symptoms Which May Signal a Herniated Disc

February 4, 2019

Pain and Limited Motion May Signal a Herniated Disc A very large number of people suffer from back pain and it is often difficult to know if it is something minor or more serious like a lumbar herniated disc. Pain from a herniated disc could go away on its own but it can also persist…

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Chronic Pain Management: Our Best Tips to Help You Avoid It

January 7, 2019

Chronic pain is in the news a lot, especially as research shows how many people are affected by it. There’s a lot of information about opioids, the strong pain medications often used to try to manage pain. Though they can be great for acute pain, researchers are finding that they are not necessarily as helpful…

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Stretches for Drivers and Passengers to Relieve Back Pain on Road Trips

December 3, 2018

Road trips can be great fun, especially when ending with relaxation, delicious food, and good times with family; however they can also lead to stiffness and back pain. By taking a little time along your route to perform a few stretches, you can significantly cut down on stiffness and back pain. Both passengers and drivers…

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