Article Featured on Spine Health Lumbar surgery refers to any type of surgery in the lumbar spine, or lower back, between one or more of the L1-S1 levels. There are two general types of lumbar spine surgery that comprise the most common surgical procedures for the lower back: Lumbar Decompression The goal of a decompression […]
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By Brian McHugh, MD | Featured on Spine Health Degenerative disc disease is one of the most common causes of low back and neck pain, and also one of the most misunderstood.
By K. Aleisha Fetters | Featured on US News IF YOU HAVE osteoarthritis, your relationship with exercise is bound to be a tricky one. After all, increasing physical activity is one of the fundamental must-dos for managing the degenerative wear-and-tear joint disease and slowing its progression. But if you have osteoarthritis, certain exercises can be […]
Article Featured on US News OSTEOARTHRITIS IS THE most common type of arthritis, affecting 31 million people in the U.S., says Marcy O’Koon, senior director, consumer health, Arthritis Foundation.
By Paige Waehner | Article Featured on Verywellfit It’s hard enough to exercise the rest of the year, but add holidays to the mix and many of us find exercise becomes less of a priority as to-do lists grow longer and longer.
Article Featured on eMedicineHealth What Should I Know About Low Back Pain? What Is the medical definition of low back pain? Pain in the lower back or low back pain is a common concern, affecting up to 80% of Americans at some point in their lifetime. Many will have more than one episode. Low back pain is not a […]
Article Featured on US News The human body is an incredibly complex machine. Most of the time, all the parts work correctly, with various gears and components clicking in harmony. But occasionally, something gets out of whack. When this happens, the guardian of the machine – the immune system – can get turned around and […]
Article Featured on Ark Surgery Hospital Hand surgery recovery is a delicate and often frustrating process. Be sure to follow all of your surgeon’s instruction to ensure you regain your full range of motion. Whatever the reason for your hand surgery, you can prepare yourself by planning a hand surgery recovery timeline with the help of your […]
Article Featured on AAOS Achilles tendinitis is a common condition that occurs when the large tendon that runs down the back of your lower leg becomes irritated and inflamed.
Article Featured on AMTA There’s been more than one study suggesting massage therapy helps relieve the pain associated with osteoarthritis of the knee. More recently, the results have again been affirmed by research supported by the National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine.