Lower back pain can be caused by a number of different issues, and it can interfere with many areas of daily life. Sometimes it can get better with self-care remedies, such as rest and over-the-counter pain medication. However, persistent or debilitating back pain may require medical intervention to effectively treat your pain. The lower backRead More
What Does Spinal Stenosis Treatment Consist Of?
Spinal stenosis occurs when your spine begins to narrow, putting pressure on nerves. It happens most often in the neck or lower back. Fortunately, treatment for neck and back pain can help ease discomfort in many cases. In some instances, treatment targets a common underlying cause known as spinal stenosis. Diagnosing Spinal Stenosis Before yourRead More
What should I expect during a visit with a pain management doctor?
If you’ve been referred by your primary care physician to see a pain management doctor, you may be wondering what to expect from your first visit. First, you should know what a pain management doctor is. A pain management doctor has advanced training in the diagnosis and treatment of pain. They may be board-certified inRead More
Pain Management for Chronic Neck and Back Pain
Neck pain and back pain tend to develop either slowly, so you hardly realize it, or suddenly from an acute injury that never seems to get better. Either way, you want to find relief from the pain, because it can interfere with your ability to enjoy life or to engage in your favorite and everydayRead More
Why Do I Still Have Pain After Back Surgery?
For many individuals who experience debilitating back pain, surgery has always been a recommended treatment method. However, despite the safety of many surgeries, outcomes for a small percentage may still be unpredictable. Some patients who undergo back surgery may risk having failed back surgery syndrome. Let’s talk about why you may still experience back painRead More
Back Pain Relief Treatment Options
One of the most common reasons why people around the world miss school, work, and other activities is back pain. The intensity of the problem can range from constant muscle tension to a sharp, stabbing sensation. Many cases of back pain can resolve on their own after a few days with some rest and theRead More