Magnetic Therapy for Sciatica

The sciatic nerve is the longest nerve in the body. It is located from the lower back to the legs. At the lower back, the sciatic nerve is connected to root nerves stemming from the spinal column. When there is irritation of the nerve roots that are connected to the sciatic nerve, this can cause pain to radiate to the arms a … Read More

Filed Under: Sciatica
Written By: Jesse Cannone, CFT, CPRS, MFT,

Lumbar Laminectomy

A lumbar laminectomy is a minimally invasive surgery that is designed to relieve moderate to severe low back pain that has not been helped by other less drastic medical methods. This procedure is typically elective and involves the surgical removal of a segment of the spine (known as the lamina) which is located on the dorsa … Read More

Filed Under: Lumbar
Written By: Jesse Cannone, CFT, CPRS, MFT,

Osteophytes – Bone Spurs

The most precious gift that any individual can have is the gift of good health. Your health is very important because it can influence your activities, goals and plans. A part of being healthy is being knowledgeable about the different ailments and diseases that can affect your back. Back pain is something that millions of p … Read More

Filed Under: Back Pain
Written By: Jesse Cannone, CFT, CPRS, MFT,

Lumbar Herniated Disc

A lumbar herniated disc can be very painful and difficult to deal with, but don't despair. There are many things you can do to relieve your back pain. A lumbar herniated disc happens when the discs that help cushion your spinal column from sudden impacts, and allow your spine to be flexible become displaced. When this happe … Read More

Filed Under: Herniated Disc
Written By: Jesse Cannone, CFT, CPRS, MFT,

Orthopedic Seat Cushions

Orthopedic seat cushions are one of the easiest and most affordable ways to help relieve back pain and keep it away. An orthopedic seat cushion can help you maintain better posture, and support your lower back to help keep your upper body in alignment for a healthier back. Poor posture is one of the main causes of back pain … Read More

Filed Under: Back Pain
Written By: Jesse Cannone, CFT, CPRS, MFT,

Lumbar Disc Herniation

Lumbar disc hernation is painful and debilitating. It happens when one of the discs meant to cushion your spinal column becomes displaced, making it difficult and painful to move, as well as putting pressure on nearby nerves – which can cause a tingling sensation or numbness in your lower extremities. In fact, sciatica – or … Read More

Filed Under: Lumbar
Written By: Jesse Cannone, CFT, CPRS, MFT,

Lumbar Disc Disease

Lumbar disc disease is actually fairly common. In fact, spinal disc degeneration is the norm and to be expected as a result of the ageing process. Lumbar disc disease specifically refers to discs in the lower back. As you age, the discs in your spinal column become worn out and more susceptible to damage. This results in a … Read More

Filed Under: Disk Disease
Written By: Jesse Cannone, CFT, CPRS, MFT,

Neuromuscular Diseases and Scoliosis In Adults

Neuromuscular Diseases Affect Respiratory Muscle Strength Independently of Scoliosis In Adults Researchers Suggest Studies from research show that multiple individuals with neuromuscular disorders had reduced respiratory muscle strength and pulmonary function versus a healthy control group based on a new study which was als … Read More

Filed Under: Back Pain
Written By: Jesse Cannone, CFT, CPRS, MFT,

Nerves Affected by S1 Herniated Disc

When a disc begins to degenerate, it may also become herniated. When a disc is herniated, the inner part of its core leaks out. This will, in turn, create a weakened spot in the disc's outer core. The weak spot is normally right below the spinal nerve root. The herniated disc applies pressure onto the nerve. This pressure ca … Read More

Filed Under: Herniated Disc
Written By: Jesse Cannone, CFT, CPRS, MFT,

Nerve Compression from a Herniated Disc

Your spinal column protects your spinal cord, while large nerves branch out and leave your spinal column between each vertebra. Your spinal vertebrae are separated by spinal discs which are filled with a soft, gelatinous substance, cushioning the spinal column and allow it to move freely and flexibly. Strenuous physical act … Read More

Filed Under: Herniated Disc
Written By: Jesse Cannone, CFT, CPRS, MFT,