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What Causes Sciatica?

Sciatica can cause severe pain that makes it hard to enjoy life. If you’re plagued by shooting, stabbing, or burning pain that starts in your low back and radiates down your leg, you may have sciatica, and treatment is available.

Sep 1st, 2021
Posture Tips to Support Spine Health

Good posture is one of the best defenses against back pain. Standing and sitting up straight keeps your spine in proper alignment and promotes good spine health.

Aug 4th, 2021
These Are the Best Foods for Your Bones

Back pain is one of the most common problems people face, and often age-related wear and tear is the culprit. A nutritious diet is one key part of keeping your bones and joints strong and healthy.

Jul 27th, 2021
Can Sciatica Cause Leg Pain?

Many Americans experience mysterious leg pain caused by a pinched sciatic nerve. Scheduling a visit with an orthopedic specialist like Dr. Jones is the first step to getting some answers and treatment to relieve your pain.

Jun 15th, 2021
Spine Curvature: What You Need to Know About Kyphosis

At its worst, kyphosis can cause pain and reduced mobility, and put pressure on your lungs, leading to breathing problems. If you have any concern about your spinal health, schedule a visit with an orthopedic specialist.

May 9th, 2021
What to Do About Age-Related Back Pain

Chronic age-related back pain can stop you in your tracks. Get your life back and the pain relief you deserve with proven treatments that restore function and quality of life.

Apr 7th, 2021
Signs of Piriformis Syndrome

Compression of nerves that run through your buttock and down your leg can cause major pain and discomfort. Recognizing the signs and contacting a specialist is the best way to get much-needed relief.

Mar 8th, 2021
Our Best Treatments for Herniated Discs

When you have a herniated disc flare-up, simply bending and moving can cause excruciating pain. Fortunately, there are treatments available that can relieve the pressure, ease the pain, and help you get back to life.

Feb 9th, 2021
Tingling in Your Arms: Is It Cervical Radiculopathy?

You don’t have to suffer with ongoing neck pain or tingling. The team at The Spine Institute of Southeast Texas has the expertise to get to the root of your problem and employ effective solutions to help you feel better and function well.

Jan 7th, 2021
Degenerative Conditions That Fuel Back Pain

When you have degenerative disc disease, simple activities such as reaching for a cup from the cupboard can cause excruciating pain. If you’re living with this condition, there is hope, as treatments can provide lasting pain relief.

Dec 16th, 2020
Common Causes of Cervical Stenosis

Neck pain that doesn’t go away warrants a trip to a spine specialist. A comprehensive evaluation provides the answers you need to get relief so that you can get back to what matters most.

Nov 10th, 2020
5 Great Stretching Exercises for Your Spine

Back pain can throw a major wrench into your daily life. Along with visiting an orthopedic specialist, adding some simple stretches to your exercise regimen can help bring relief.

Sep 21st, 2020
Why Women Are More Prone to Kyphosis

A variety of factors contribute to kyphosis, which can cause chronic pain and disability. Hormonal changes that occur naturally with aging puts women at an increased risk of developing this condition.

Aug 17th, 2020
Can Spinal Stenosis Be Prevented?

You can live a normal life with spinal stenosis. And with the right treatment, you can decrease your pain and improve your comfort and mobility so that you can continue to enjoy a good quality of life.

Jul 21st, 2020
Services We Offer Remotely via Telemedicine

Telemedicine offers a unique approach to extend services to patients with orthopedic needs. Whether you have an acute or chronic condition, you can use telemedicine to continue to access our expert orthopedic care.

Jun 18th, 2020
The Many Benefits of Telemedicine

Telemedicine provides comfortable, convenient care for our patients, resulting in quality care, fewer hospital admissions, and more engagement between you and your provider. Find out how televisits can supplement traditional in-person care.

May 18th, 2020
Telemedicine Access Our Experts From Home or the Office

Today, technology allows health professionals to provide patient care from a distance. Staying connected with your health care team is easier and more convenient than ever. Here’s how televisits keep us connected with you.

Apr 23rd, 2020
Why is Your Neck in Pain?

The bones, ligaments, muscles and other structures of the neck are susceptible to injury and wear and tear. A comprehensive evaluation can help you get the answers and relief you need when you’re dealing with chronic neck pain.

Mar 12th, 2020
How Arthritis Can Affect Your Spine

Arthritis pain in your spine makes it difficult to complete daily tasks and take part in activities you used to enjoy. There’s no cure for arthritis, but there are steps you can take to feel and function better.

Feb 1st, 2020
8 Tips to Keep Your Back Strong This Year

Every year millions of Americans experience back pain. Though for most people the pain is short-lived, the discomfort may turn into a chronic problem for others. Keeping your back strong may prevent back pain and long-term health issues.

Jan 9th, 2020
What is Spinal Stenosis?

Do you have pain that starts in your back and radiates down one or both legs? You could have spinal stenosis. Read on to learn what it is and how it can be treated.

Nov 21st, 2019
Signs You Might Have a Herniated Disc

If you have a herniated disc, chances are good you’re in pain. But what if don’t feel any pain? Here’s a look at other telltale signs that you might have a herniated disc.

Oct 1st, 2019
The Link Between Osteoporosis and Kyphosis

Did you know that osteoporosis can cause kyphosis, or curvature of the spine? Find out about the link between these two conditions and how their relationship affects symptoms and treatment.

Sep 3rd, 2019
Is It Normal to Develop Back Pain as You Get Older?

It seems like one day you’re playing ball with your kids in the yard and sliding into first base, and the next you’re struggling to get out of bed because of back pain. Is this a normal part of getting older? A doctor explains.

Jul 12th, 2019
Treatment For Kyphosis That Doesn't Require Surgery

You remember your mother’s command to “sit up straight,” and yet — even when you try — you still look hunchbacked. The bad news is, you may have a spinal deformity called kyphosis. The good news is, you may be able to treat it without surgery.

Mar 1st, 2019
4 Tips for Staying Healthy and Eliminating Stress on Your Back

You demand a lot from your back, and if you're not careful, it will get to the point where it has no more to give. Keep your back healthy by eliminating stress so it'll be there for you throughout your lifetime. These four back-saving tips help you do that

Jan 8th, 2019
8 Top Warning Signs You Have a Pinched Nerve

Pinched nerves can cause a lot of different types of symptoms. Knowing what they are is the first step toward getting relief. If you're experiencing acute or chronic pain, this list can help you determine if a compressed nerve might be to blame.

Dec 17th, 2018
The Best Ways to Treat Cervical Stenosis

Lots of issues can cause chronic neck pain and stiffness, but if you're 50 or older, chances are it could be cervical stenosis. Learning about your treatment options is the first step toward finding long-lasting relief.

Nov 13th, 2018
10 Best Practices to Keep Your Discs From Becoming Herniated

Did you know that you have a precious kind of “jelly” in your back that allows you to do cool things like run and jump without wincing in pain? But if you don’t take care, that jelly can bulge or leak, a condition known as a herniated disc.

Sep 14th, 2018
5 Tips For Preventing Sciatica

The pain from sciatica ranges from annoying to debilitating. Ease the pain or avoid it entirely by adopting lifestyle habits that support a healthy back.

Jun 27th, 2018