SCIATICA

Have you ever heard someone complain about their “sciatica acting up” and wondered what they meant? In this post, we will discuss what that means and what treatment options are available. Wonder no more! THE SCIATIC NERVE Nerves have the very important role of...

What Does “Minimally Invasive” Mean?!

When it comes to spine surgery, the words “minimally invasive” are the ones you want to hear!  While there is currently no specific medical definition qualifying minimally invasive spine surgery, it refers to the idea of minimizing collateral damage during surgeries...

SPINE ANATOMY 101

The spine is the literal “backbone” of our human anatomy.  We all know how important it is, but perhaps are not aware of the details.  Fear not! You don’t need a medical degree to understand the spine, but there are a few basic things worth learning about your body’s...

5 Most Common Questions About Spinal Stenosis

Back pain can considerably affect your everyday life making normal activities not so easy anymore.  When such pain makes walking or standing unbearable, you could be suffering from a condition called Spinal Stenosis. What is Spinal Stenosis? Your spinal nerves travel...

All You Need To Know About Herniated Discs

What Is a Herniated Disc? A Herniated Disc – also commonly called a ‘slipped’ or ‘bulged’ disc – refers to the spongy cushion that separates the interlocking bones of your spine.  These discs function as shock absorbers and allow your spine to twist and...
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