Back Pain

Many people suffer from chronic back pain – Whether from spinal degradation, arthritis, injuries, aging and other causes. Peruse some of the options for pain relief below.

Learn more specifically about Spinal Stenosis or Sciatica Pain.

Piriformis Syndrome

Piriformis Syndrome causes pain or numbness in the butt, hip and/or down the leg. The piriformis muscle is actually pressing on the sciatic nerve providing a similar feeling to chronic sciatica pain, but in most cases Piriformis Syndrome will go away in time. Learn about the causes, diagnoses and treatment of acute sciatic pain due…

kids chronic pain

Kids and Chronic Pain

Chronic pain is a common problem in children and adolescents. It can have a significant impact on quality of life and can interfere with normal activities of daily living, including school, play, and social interactions. There are many different types of chronic pain, including headaches, abdominal pain, musculoskeletal pain, and nerve-related pain. Chronic pain can…

Musculoskeletal Pain

Musculoskeletal Pain covers a wide range of issues originating in your muscles, bones, joints, or tendons. Since this is such a large area, we will cover a broad overview of the different kinds of Musculoskeletal Pain as well as links to additional information within our database. Let’s learn more about Musculoskeletal Pain and how to…

Risk Factors for Back Pain, Back Pain Causes and Prevention

Learn the Risk Factors for Back Pain

Back pain is a common condition that can be caused by a variety of factors.   There are many possible causes of back pain, which can make it a difficult condition to diagnose and treat. However, there are some risk factors that can increase your chances of developing back pain. These risk factors include: -Age:…

What Does a Pain Clinic Do? Everything You Need to Know About Pain Clinics

The typical pain clinic will treat patients with several different types of pain. Most doctors who specialize in the treatment of chronic pain have at least one other speciality, such as neurology, physical medicine and rehabilitation or psychiatry. The goal of a pain management clinic is to find the cause of your pain and then…

Common Causes of Low Back Pain

Common Causes of Low Back Pain If you’ve ever felt low back pain, you know how it can make even the simplest tasks difficult. The pain can be so intense that you might feel nauseated or find yourself unable to move for a while. It’s no surprise, then, that low back pain is one of…

Radiculopathy Diagnosis and Treatment

Radicular pain effects the low, mid or upper back or neck. It originates in a nerve that is pinched or irritated and radiates outward. Depending on the nerve being effected will depend on where the pain can be felt. The Types of Radiculopathy: Cervical – Originates in the neck, causing pain, weakness and possibly numbness…