What To Do About a Spinal Disc Problem

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Here’s the thing. Back pain stinks. Back pain can happen to anyone regardless of age or activity level. New or worsening back pain diminishes overall mobility, limits participation in daily activities, and alters quality of life. Over time, injury, repetitive movement, or the normal aging process can damage or rupture the discs, leading to pain […]

Preventing Common Orthopedic Issues While Cycling

Preventing Common Orthopedic Issues While Cycling

With COVID-19 vaccine rates climbing, the world is slowly getting back to normal (or at least a version of normal) and that normal includes more opportunities to cycle. Cycling is a great way to improve cardiovascular fitness, increase muscle strength and reduce stress. Whether you are a competitive triathlete, spend your weekends at local cycling […]

Is Your Back Causing Your Foot Pain?

Is Your Back Causing Your Foot Pain

“My back hurts.” Most of us have uttered this phrase in frustration at some point in our lives. We tend to think that back pain is just that, back pain. The same goes for foot pain. We tend to think foot pain is just the result of shoes that don’t fit well or an injury […]

Suffering from Pain After a Car Accident?

Car accidents happen. That’s why they are called accidents. But these seemingly “just part of life” events can have a significant impact on your short-term and long-term health.  According to DriverKnowledge.com, every year 3 million people in the United States are injured in a car accident. That’s over 342 accidents every hour. Furthermore, 2 million […]

Injections for Herniated Disc Pain: What You Should Know

Injections for Herniated Disc Pain: What You Should Know

A herniated disc in the lower back is an uncomfortable condition to say the least. This medical condition occurs when the soft, gel-like center of a spinal disc ruptures or protrudes to press against nearby nerves. If you have a herniated disc, you may experience symptoms of pain, numbness, weakness or tingling. These symptoms likely […]

4 Ways to Improve Back Pain Now

4 Ways to Improve Back Pain Now

Living with back pain and not being able to do anything about it can feel defeating. It’s easy to underestimate how age-related wear and tear on your spine can impact your life. After all, your spine is integral to everything you do. You use your spine each and every day to support the majority of […]

Treating Back Pain Without Surgery

Treating Back Pain Without Surgery

Suffering from neck or back pain can be debilitating and frustrating. Because the spine is critical to so many of our body movements, pain from a spine condition can make daily life increasingly difficult. The impact of living with a spine condition doesn’t stop at pain-based symptoms. It can affect your mood and quality of […]

Don’t Let A Cartilage Injury Go Untreated

Don’t Let A Cartilage Injury Go Untreated

Cartilage is a soft tissue found in your joints where it serves as cushions between bones. Injuries to cartilage may be relatively common, but that doesn’t make the pain any easier to deal with. There is a myth that cartilage injuries, like a tear, do not ever heal or grow back. The truth is that […]