It is estimated that at least 80% of Americans will suffer from back pain at some point in their lives. Symptoms range from a mild backache that fades within a few days to chronic debilitating pain that interferes with your ability to accomplish even basic daily tasks. Severe back pain warrants a doctor’s evaluation asRead More
What is Kyphoplasty?
When you have osteoporosis, your spine may become brittle, which makes you highly susceptible to a neck or back fracture. However, even without osteoporosis, you can still sustain a neck or back fracture due to cancer or high-energy trauma. In some cases when bracing and resting are not enough to facilitate healing in a spinalRead More
What Is the Outlook for Scoliosis Pain?
Scoliosis is a condition affecting the spine that causes it to be in a curved position, such as an “S” or a “C” shape. Because the vertebrae are out of proper alignment, scoliosis can pull the ribcage out of position, put strain on the back muscles, and damage the nerves – leading to pain andRead More