Lumbar Radiculopathy

Lumbar Radiculopathy (Sciatica)

Lumbar Radiculopathy (Sciatica) Also known as Sciatica, lumbar radiculopathy occurs when the lumbar region of the spine is compressed, inflamed, or injured. This causes pain in the sciatic nerve, located in your lower back and extending down each leg. This is extremely common during pregnancy or after straining the lower back.  What causes Lumbar Radiculopathy?    […]

Cervical Radiculopathy

Cervical Radiculopathy

Cervical Radiculopathy Up to 70% of adults will experience neck pain that interferes with their daily activities at some point in their lifetime. Sometimes described as a “pinched nerve”, cervical radiculopathy happens when the bones in the neck become damaged or the surrounding tissue becomes inflamed. It can be painful, but there are several treatments […]

Don’t Let Pain Ruin Your Volleyball Game


Whether playing competitively or just in the backyard, volleyball is a fun sport for players of all ages and skill levels. The only downside is that like other sports, volleyball does come with a risk of injury. Given the nature of the game, the most common volleyball injuries likely aren’t hard to guess: shoulder overuse, […]

Back Pain Treatments that Work


Back pain is a common problem that affects many people — an estimated 80 percent of adults in America will experience back pain at some point, according to the National Institutes of Health. It can get in the way of things that matter to you, like your job, time with family, sports or hobbies. Fortunately, back pain can often […]

Spine Disorders: Diagnosing Common Deformities


The spine is an important and complex part of the human anatomy, supporting the entire body and allowing us to move. It follows that spine disorders can have significant impact on a person’s movement and functioning. Spine disorders can affect both children and adults. The likely course of treatment depends on what condition you’re diagnosed with […]

5 Conditions That May Require Lumbar Spine Surgery


If you have pain in your lumbar spine — or low back — you may be worried you need to have surgery. Many times, back pain can be treated using non-surgical methods, such as rest, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory (NSAID) medication, walking or exercise and physical therapy. In some cases, steroid injections can help. Typically your orthopedic doctor will assign […]