Back & Spine Issues
If you are a patient experiencing back pain, and have tried numerous treatment methods, only to find that they help just a little, or not as much as you would like, then maybe your next step is an epidural steroid...
Are You Driving with sciatica? Here are tips, suggestions, products and systems to help ease the pain of back pain and sciatica when driving.
Where does pain come from? Pain can only arise from the irritation of an innervated structure or from a nerve. The nucleous pulposus of the disc is not innervated, so it cannot be the source of pain. However, it can...
The symptoms of spina bifida differ from person to person. Here is the life expectancy, pictures, causes, types, diagnosis and treatment of this disorder.
Why is sciatica seemingly on the rise? Why are more people being diagnosed with this condition?
I had a herniated disc for 5 months before I finally got a discectomy. In the month prior to surgery, I tried many different ways (including various painkillers) to get relief from the pain. Here's insights from my...
My name is Dr. Tom Kilpatrick. I am a medical doctor, a pediatrician to be exact, at a children's hospital in my hometown, and have been in my practice for roughly 15 years. Being a doctor, unfortunately, does not make...
Neck Osteoarthritis is a condition that affects most people over 40 to some degree. For most the degradation of the cervical spine produces manageable pain. There are specific protocols followed when diagnosing the...
Schmorl node is associated with vertebral lesion that is presented as pain and tenderness in the trunk . Read this hub to find more information on the causes and treatment of schmorl node.
A week ago, I wrote about some of the bad sleeping postures one must avoid for preventing certain physical ailments. This week, I am continuing my article regarding improper postures. This article deals with some of the...
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