There is a great deal of misinformation on the internet and in the media about spinal surgery and specifically spinal fusion. When contemplating a spinal surgery and deciding if a fusion is necessary, it is critical to consider multiple factors. First and foremost, the vast majority of patients with a spine problem can be successfully treated and live a good quality of life without ever undergoing a spinal surgery.
Too much time in front of a computer can lead to neck pain it can also could be preventing you from getting a good night's rest. Here's why.
Scientists from the University of Cambridge, in collaboration with the Hubrecht Institute in The Netherlands, have developed a new model to study an early stage of human development, using human embryonic stem cells.
It's important to make sure you're sleeping in the right position that will help you get enough quality sleep each night.
Whether it's a herniated disc, spinal stenosis, or strained muscles, it can take some time to diagnose and treat the causes of back pain. And all the while, you're trying to navigate health insurance, work and family life, and everyday stressors in addition to your back pain.
Darrell Sammons worked for years as a pharmacist and business owner. And while it didn’t seem physically demanding at the time, little movements over the years began to take their toll.
Wondering, “why does my back hurt?” You're not alone. Here, are the surprising culprits—and the best ways to shut 'em down.
If you experience neck pain — especially when you sleep — you may want to consider changing your sleeping position, as it could make a major difference. Research shows that sleeping on your stomach can lead to pain in the morning. That said, sleep position isn’t the only thing that will solve your cervical woes. In addition to sleep position, a high-quality pillow that supports your neck while you sleep can help.
Scientists have devised a spinal stabilization exercise program for managing lower back pain for people who perform a sedentary job. After testing the program with 70 volunteers, the researchers have found that the exercises are not only efficient in diminishing the non-specific lower back pain, but their effect lasts 3 times longer than that of a usual muscle strengthening exercise program.
New treatments and advances in research are giving new hope to people affected by osteoarthritis pain and symptoms. We provide stem cell therapy for osteoarthritis to help those achieve better health and live life in motion.