If you suffer from chronic pain in the spine, it could be an indicator that you are suffering from a more serious medical problem that needs immediate medical assistance. Spine pain occurs due to a variety of factors including trauma, injury, infections or lifestyle, and because of the complicated nature of the spine, effect … Read More
Spinal injuries can be very serious, and should not be taken lightly. But, how does one know when surgery is the answer? Surgery of any kind should always be thoroughly evaluated before committing to any procedure. Even though many procedures are far less invasive than they used to be, surgery can still be very expensive, ri … Read More
Spinal cord injuries affect more people than one might think. With technological advances it become easier to detect these issues earlier on, making treatment and prevention more attainable. If you or someone you know has suffered from spinal cord injury, you can seek support by reaching out to organizations like The Foundat … Read More
One of the most dreaded words in the English language is the word cancer. Cancer has taken the world by storm over the last several decades and vast amounts of money are being spent on finding a cure. Spinal cancer should be taken as serious as any other form of cancer. If you believe that you have pain associated with tumor … Read More
Surgery is never something to rush into, especially when it involves your back and spine. Any qualified physician or surgeon should discuss all the aspects of a surgical procedure before you should even consider it.
There are risks involved with all procedures, even though surgery technology has come a long way. Most surgeo … Read More
Scoliosis in itself is not a disease or diagnosis, but the term is used to describe an abnormal curvature of the spine which is from side to side and can form either a “C” or “S” shape. Oftentimes people are born with Scoliosis and they may never have noticeable symptoms until the curvature of the spine has progressed to a p … Read More
Back pain usually happens because of injuries to the muscles in your lower back and their associated structures, typically because of overuse or trauma. It can be very debilitating, making it difficult to move, sleep, or relax. Spinal manipulation is a treatment based in traditional medicine that has been in use for thousand … Read More
Spinal Meningitis is a terrifying and sometimes fatal disease. Typically caused by either a viral or bacterial infection, Spinal Meningitis causes the tissue that surrounds the brain and the spinal cord to become inflamed and swell. This inflammation can seriously harm, or even destroy nerve cells and can even cause the brai … Read More
Spinal Stenosis is a condition that typically affects people later on in life with symptoms showing up in individuals 40 years of age and older. What happens is that when we age, the spinal canal naturally becomes more narrow which in turn can put pressure on the spinal cord and pinch the nerves. This pinching of the nerves … Read More
The narrowing of the spine is a very painful condition that is known better as spinal stenosis. With this condition, a person's spinal canal becomes narrow. As this happens, the narrowing spinal canal begins to compress both the spinal cord and the nerves, causing a very painful sensation in the person's back.
This excrucia … Read More