5 Common Conditions That Cause Back Pain

One of the most important parts of preventing pain is knowing what causes it. Patients who are interested in improving their spine health and preventing or reducing spine pain are encouraged to learn more about 5 of the most common spine conditions. Condition #1:...

Understanding Neck Pain: Causes and Treatments

Cervical spine pain, which is most often referred to as just neck pain, is one of the most common medical complaints in the United States. Finding out the underlying cause of neck pain helps determine your treatment options. The medical professionals who are most...

Understanding Spondylosis Symptoms and Treatments

Spondylosis, which is often referred to as spinal osteoarthritis, is a degenerative disorder that affects the soft tissues and bones of the spine. Spondylosis is a highly individualized condition. Aging is the primary cause; however, factors such as weight,...

What is Spondylolisthesis and How Is It Treated?

The lumbar or lower back region of the spine is composed of five vertebrae (L1-L5). The vertebrae are responsible for absorbing and distributing the majority of the body’s weight. When one the lumbar vertebra slips forward (anteriorly), a condition known as...

Understanding Sciatica: Causes and Treatments

The sciatic nerve is the largest and longest nerve in the body. It starts in the lumbar (lower back) region of the spine and travels down the leg to the foot. The nerve has the important job of supplying the thighs, lower legs, and feet with nervous system...