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Managing Your Neuropathy Symptoms

Neuropathy affects millions of Americans, causing uncomfortable symptoms that can interfere with your activities or quality of life. However, those symptoms can be managed (and sometimes reversed) with treatment.
Nov 10th, 2022

5 Mechanical Problems That Fuel Back Pain

If you have back pain, it’s easy to attribute it to a day of overexertion or even a bad mattress. But back pain can also be caused by underlying mechanical problems with your spine, including the five listed here.
Oct 1st, 2022

What Does a Herniated Disc Feel Like?

Herniated discs aren’t uncommon; the good news is conservative treatment is almost always an option. Early treatment is essential, starting with learning how to recognize the symptoms. Here’s what to look for.
Sep 1st, 2022

3 Types of Nerves Associated with Neuropathy Pain

Neuropathy is a relatively common medical problem, and it can affect you in different ways. Understanding the three nerve types involved in neuropathic pain plays a big role in making sure you get treatment that works.
Apr 7th, 2022

7 Telltale Signs of Disc Degeneration

Disc degeneration is a common cause of both acute and chronic back pain in older women and men. The good news: Early treatment is the key to feeling better fast. Knowing these seven signs can help you get care as soon as possible.
Mar 9th, 2022

Am I A Candidate for Spinal Cord Stimulation?

If you’re suffering from chronic pain, you might be worried about taking high doses of pain medicine to control your symptoms. The good news: Spinal cord stimulation could be the drug-free solution you’ve been looking for.
Feb 1st, 2022

7 Ways to Alleviate Painful Sciatica

With sciatica, even the simplest tasks can be painful. Think you’ll feel better with a little nap? Sciatica pain can keep you from catching your Zs, too. Fortunately, there are some things you can do to find relief. Here are seven to try today.
Jan 1st, 2022

Is Working From Home a Pain in Your Neck?

Working from home has its benefits — but it has its challenges, too, including an increase in neck pain. Here’s what you can do to relieve your painful symptoms.
Dec 1st, 2021

Are You a Candidate for Kyphoplasty?

Kyphoplasty is a minimally invasive procedure that can be very helpful in relieving chronic back pain. Still, it’s not a good choice for every back pain patient. Here’s how to tell if you’re a good candidate.
Nov 15th, 2021

You Don't Have to Live With Neck Pain

Whether it’s a new development or a problem you’ve been dealing with for months (or even years), neck pain can take a big toll on your activities and your comfort. Fortunately, we can help relieve those painful symptoms. Here’s how.
Oct 14th, 2021

Using Corticosteroids to Treat Disc Degeneration

Disc degeneration is a common cause of chronic back pain among older people, and without treatment, those symptoms can wind up getting worse. Corticosteroid injections help by reducing inflammation, so you can find much-needed relief.
Sep 12th, 2021

What’s Causing Your Sciatica?

If you have sciatica, some days, it can seem like you’ll never find relief. Good news: Actually, there are several medical treatments that can relieve nagging pain and tingling. Knowing what’s causing your sciatica is the first step in treatment.
Aug 18th, 2021

How Kyphoplasty Works to Relieve Your Lower Back Pain

Lower back pain is a common medical complaint — one that gets more common with age. When painful symptoms are caused by osteoporosis, a minimally invasive procedure called kyphoplasty just might help. Here’s how it works to relieve lower back pain.
Jun 30th, 2021

Living With Neuropathy (And What You Can Do About It)

Millions of Americans suffer from neuropathy, dealing with pain, numbness, and loss of strength that goes hand-in-hand with nerve damage. If you’ve been diagnosed with neuropathy, here’s what you can do to lead a more comfortable, more active life.
May 27th, 2021

Spinal Cord Stimulation: What to Expect

If you’ve tried various non-surgical pain management techniques that haven’t worked, spinal cord stimulation might be right for you. Discover how spinal cord stimulation ends chronic pain and what to expect from treatment.
Apr 6th, 2021

Mainstay Reactiv8 -- treatment for chronic low back pain

A novel approach for treating chronic low back pain which is restorative in nature. It involves placing very small electrodes on nerves which stimulate the core muscles thus rehabilitating the motor control of the lumbar spine and restoring stability.
Apr 30th, 2021