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Bulging discs are a very common condition, affecting millions every year. Related to natural aging that affects everyone, a bulging disc occurs when a spinal
If your doctor has approved spinal cord stimulation therapy, you’ll need to have a minor, minimally invasive procedure to implant the stimulator device into your
The decision to proceed with any surgery is not an easy choice, a spinal surgery is no different. You must consider a variety of factors
Back pain is one of the most common complaints following a car accident. High-impact collisions exert a large amount of force on the human body,
Patients dealing with chronic neck or back pain face numerous obstacles to achieving relief. In addition to the pain itself, mobility problems can also severely
Spondylolisthesis comes from the Greek terms for “spine” and “slipping,” so it literally means spinal slipping. It can be a fairly common cause of spinal
Meniscus tears are a common injury that results in pain and mobility problems for all kinds of people. Although it is often a sports injury,
By joining the base of the spine to the pelvis, the sacroiliac, or SI joint, is critical to connecting the upper body to the lower
A spinal cord stimulator is an implanted device commonly used to treat chronic back pain. It’s usually presented as a treatment option for people who
There are many spinal cord stimulator reviews online that can help you gain a better understanding of what to expect from all aspects of the
Whether you call it a slipped disc, slip disc, disc slip, bulging disc, or herniated disc, back pain and other symptoms from any condition related
Exercises to Avoid when diagnosed with an annular tear Upon diagnosis of an annular tear, the patient will be recommended for different forms of conservative
Spinal narrowing, or spinal stenosis, is a broad term describing constriction of pathways in the spine. Along with helping our upper body stay upright, the
The sciatic nerve is the longest and widest in the body, starting in the lower back and spreading down into the lower extremities. Because the