Blog Articles

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