Lumbar Fusion

Sometimes, despite all of our best efforts and intentions in life we can become injured or suffer an unfortunate traumatic event that requires us to have surgery.  There are multiple different

Degenerative Disc Disease

So you’ve been told that you have degenerative disc disease: what is it and what does this mean?  This can be a frightening term to hear.  You may think the 'spinal discs' are  worn out and

Back Spasms

What are back spasms?

 

Sciatica

What is Sciatica?

 

Herniated Disc

What is a herniated disc and is there anything we can do about it? To understand what a herniated disc is we should first learn about a healthy/normal disc.  And yes, we can do something about it.

Spinal Stenosis

Spinal Stenosis: What is it?

 

Traction for neck pain: research and take home message

Today we’ll focus on what the research says about traction for neck pain and how to use it to our advantage.  Contrary to last week's blog detailing the benefits of traction for low back pain, the

Will traction improve low back pain?

Great question.  We frequently encounter this question from patients dealing with new or long standing history of low back pain (note: leg pain not included).

Does your jaw pain prevent you from chewing like this pup?

 

Recovery from Chronic Low Back Pain: Where to begin?

Chronic low back pain has been a debilitating part of your daily life.  You want to improve your symptoms but are not sure where to start.  As this blog outlines, there are typically two types of