Whether it’s a dull ache, a stabbing sensation or something in between, back pain can be very debilitating. It can originate from injury, a job that puts constant strain on the back, even a heavy purse or backpack. Don’t accept
The medical community and the community at large have come to expect sound wisdom from Dr. Ira Fox. This month’s Lifestyle Magazine – Estate issue – features an important advice column from Dr. Fox. He discusses various ways that interventional
Patients with spinal fractures from osteoporosis or cancer have seen dramatic improvement with a procedure called Vertebroplasty. MedicineNet defines Vertebroplasty as “a nonsurgical method for repairing osteoporosis back fractures such as vertebral compression fractures.” The procedure is non-surgical and involves
Pain is a cry for help – your body asking you to pay attention. Ignoring pain – “I can tolerate it” – won’t make it go away. When you’re in pain, you need to take action. The first step in
According to reports, 100 million Americans suffer from chronic pain. Back pain is the number one cause of disability for people under 45. There are various methods to combat it – from painkillers and medicine to surgery and holistic treatments.
A recent Spine-Health article discusses the benefits of neck exercises to relieve neck pain and stress. There are a variety of ways for people to stretch and strengthen their neck to help take the pressure off. It can also help
Numbness, weakness, cramping or general pain in the arms and legs are symptoms all too often related to spinal stenosis. This is the narrowing of one or more areas of the spine, frequently in the neck and/or lower back. The pain
People who live with chronic arthritis pain are often skeptical when they are told that their pain can be reduced or even eliminated. “I’ve tried everything!” they claim – and many have. It is now 2014, and with the help of
When a parent has pain, the children know it. But parents should be upfront, and approach their children with information. PainPathways provided interesting and relevant insight into ways that others have done this. We’re happy to share it with you!