Teen Back Pain - Is It Serious

Teen Back Pain — Is It Serious?

Parents and teens concerned about back pain should not rule out the possibility of something serious, but they should also know that the chances are pretty slim, according to recent research… Read More

CRFA Back Pain, Knee Pain

CRFA for Back Pain, Knee Pain

CRFA is a new type of treatment that deadens nerves that send pain signals. Learn about the potential of CRFA for back and knee pain… Read More

Self-Advocacy for Back Pain Relief

Self-Advocacy for Back Pain Relief

Patients should self-advocate to receive higher levels of care when they don’t receive adequate back pain relief from more conservative therapies… Read More

Recovering from a Herniated Disc

Recovering From a Herniated Disc

A herniated disc can lead to immobility, but the latest treatments are getting people back on their feet faster… Read More

Quiz: Low Back Pain Varies from Short-Term to Serious

Quiz: Low Back Pain Varies from Short-Term to Serious

Each year, 20 percent of the U.S. population has an episode of back pain, says David Borenstein, MD, a rheumatologist in Washington, D.C. Test your knowledge of low back pain by taking this quiz… Read More

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Steroids and Back Pain

While the use of steroids for enhancing athletic performance might be a no-no, they do have value in medicine, treating… Read More

Lumbar Spinal Stenosis

In a previous article on low back pain, I reviewed the anatomy of the spine and discussed three causes of… Read More