Mild-to-moderate soft-tissue injuries can sometimes be managed from the comfort of your home. Learn more about the RICE protocol, a way to decrease pain, swelling, and inflammation, as the medical community recommends.
If you’ve read up on the benefits of laser technology for surgeries, you may be wondering if lasers can be used to fix your back problem. Find out which back conditions can be solved with the help of lasers.
Whiplash isn’t limited to car collisions. It can occur while participating in contact sports, falling down, or being violently shaken. Learn more about how whiplash occurs, and find out what treatments are available for it.
Lower back pain stops countless people from living life to the fullest don’t — be one of them. Learn what increases your risk for sciatica, a condition characterized by pain in the lower back and legs, so you can avoid it if possible.
Do you have persistent stiffness or pain in your shoulder? You could be suffering from a condition called frozen shoulder. Read on to learn about the signs of a frozen shoulder and the available treatments for the condition.
Pinched nerves don’t discriminate. You can get one at any age, regardless of how active you are. Read on to find out how nerves can get pinched, how you can prevent it from happening, and how the condition can be treated.
Many people are aware that obesity and being overweight can lead to heart disease, diabetes, and sleep apnea. But something that’s not often discussed is that being overweight can put too much stress on joints and lead to chronic pain conditions.
Surgery of any kind can leave you feeling anxious and scared, especially if it involves your spine. But laser spine surgery is a minimally invasive approach that offers many advantages over traditional surgery. Read on to learn more.
Instinctually, you may want to limit movement to prevent the painful sensations after an injury or from a chronic pain condition. However, therapeutic exercise can provide natural pain relief, which is why physical therapy is so important.
Not everyone with cervical stenosis experiences symptoms. However, if you start to feel neck pain and tingling sensations down your arms and legs, it’s time to get help so you can learn about your treatment options. Read on to learn more.
You may do everything in your power to limit mobility when you’re suffering from joint pain. But lack of exercise may worsen your discomfort and prolong your recovery. Read on to learn the top exercises you should do to alleviate joint pain.
Arthritis is a common condition that causes joint pain and stiffness. It can make daily life hard, but learning more about arthritis can help you integrate lifestyle changes to minimize pain and improve your quality of life. Find out more.
At the end of the day, you reach around to rub your aching back. And the mornings aren’t much better. But don’t be so quick to write off those aches and pains as the price of getting older. Find out what’s normal to expect as you age.
More than 2.3 million people in the US end up injured or disabled in car accidents each year, but it can take days, even months, before these injuries surface. That’s why it’s crucial to seek medical care at once, even for the smallest fender bender.
Spinal stenosis is a condition that occurs when your spinal column narrows and irritates your spinal cord. In addition to pain, you might experience numbness or weakness in your arms and legs. Is reversal of the condition possible?
Back pain can stop you in your tracks. Simple tasks like getting out of bed and sitting in a chair are impossible. If you’ve treated your back pain with rest and ibuprofen and still can’t get relief, it may be time for an epidural steroid injection.
Neck pain can be debilitating. Something as simple as changing your pillow can make a difference in reducing or eliminating neck pain. It’s important to choose a pillow that adequately supports your neck.
Is back pain preventing you from living life to the fullest? Do you have trouble performing daily tasks without back or neck pain? If other treatments have failed to bring relief, laser spine surgery may be able to help. Are you a good candidate?
Is a recent joint injury taking longer to heal than you expected? Or, are you experiencing stiffness and chronic pain due to aging joints? Find out how stem cell therapy can relieve your joint pain and help restore your mobility.
A pinched nerve can range from inconvenient to debilitating depending on its location and severity. If you’re suffering from frequent or recurring pinched nerves, it might be time to explore what’s causing them in the first place. Here are the most common
Neck pain may seem like an isolated problem, but without prompt medical treatment, it can soon turn into a much more serious and far-reaching problem. Here's why chronic neck pain needs medical attention right away.
Oh, that aching back! Is it muscle strain, or could a herniated disc be the cause? Knowing the reason for your pain is the first step to getting the right treatment. Here's how to tell if your pain is related to a herniated disc or another problem.
From herniated discs and spinal stenosis to pinched nerves and sciatica, minimally invasive laser spine surgery can safely treat a number of common back issues with fewer complications and a shorter recovery period than traditional open spine surgery.
If you don’t want to end up on the sidelines due to back pain, it’s time to get serious about strengthening your core muscles. A strong core is so essential for a stable back that it can prevent back pain, or help relieve pain once it develops.
If you have a smartphone, then, yes, your tech is hurting your neck. It’s nearly inevitable. Even if you don’t have a smartphone, but work at a computer all day, there’s a good chance it’s hurting your neck. Keep reading to learn what you can do.
If you’ve tried other methods of reducing your back pain with no luck and the idea of traditional back surgery has you shaking your head, you may wonder if you’re a candidate for laser spine surgery. To find out, keep reading!