It’s a common condition as we age. Degenerative disc disease refers to wear and tear on the ligaments in our back and neck, the discs that normally act as cushions between the bones in the spinal cord. Now, doctors are testing a new minimally invasive procedure for fusing discs and alleviating pain. FUSE Trial
People with sciatica need a mattress that supports their back and does not irritate the sciatic nerve and cause more pain. This article reviews 10 of the best mattresses for people with sciatica.
Spinal surgery is a last resort when medications and non-surgical treatments are not working. The surgery itself must be precise to get the best outcomes. Now there’s a new FDA-approved augmented reality device that’s helping surgeons have a more accurate and faster surgery-translating to a better recovery for patients.
If you suspect you have a pinched nerve, read on to learn what steps you can take now to help and what to expect during your recovery.
Swayback posture is a particular type of poor posture that often leads to lower back pain. People who exhibit swayback posture have exaggerated curves in their spine, forward-tilting hips, and the appearance of leaning back when standing.