CERVICAL STENOSIS WITH MYELOPATHY

Your spine does the crucial job of protecting your spinal cord which is encased within a cavity called the spinal canal. Part of the central nervous system, the spinal cord sends and receives information from the brain to and from all parts of the body. If, as a...

Kyphosis Disorder

Back pain can be debilitating, anxiety-inducing, and interfere with daily activities, but there are treatments! In our SPINE ANATOMY 101 post, we discussed the structure of the spine. With this understanding, we can delve into conditions where the spine is impaired...

DEGENERATIVE DISC DISEASE AND TREATMENTS

As we discussed in our previous post, the spine supports the rest of our body. When not working optimally, our daily activities can be impeded by pain and impaired mobility. Degenerative disc disease affects the spine and is a normal part of aging. In this post, we...

Exercise and Back Health

We know exercise is good for our health, with a host of benefits ranging from cardiovascular vitality to improved immunity and longevity. From the cellular level to all organ systems, improvements can be seen throughout the body when one incorporates regular exercise...

Where Back Pain Begins – And How to Manage It

At some point in their lives, most everyone experiences back pain.  It can be mild to severe, short-lived, or long-lasting, but in either case – it’s a literal pain! The good news is there are some things you can do to prevent back pain before it begins.  And if...
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