Lumbar pain

Common Questions About Back Pain: What are the Different Types of Back Surgery

Posted: Thursday, August 22nd, 2013 | Filed under: Back health, Lumbar pain, mens health, Spinal Surgery, Spine Surgery | author: By admin

Back Surgery Can Potentially Cure Your Pain

There are several different types of back surgery proving successful at resolving patients’ back pain issues, each involving the highest level of surgical technology available today, as well as the skill of a board-certified spinal surgeon. If your spinal specialist advises back surgery, you’ll embark upon a learning process about the different available back surgery procedures – guided by your physician. You always want to get your information directly from your spinal surgeon, since back surgery information online can be outdated or incorrect, and Googling back surgery topics can sometimes cause unnecessary anxiety.   The best course of action for researching back surgery procedures is to prepare a list of questions for your surgeon, and request all of the back surgery literature possible that your doctor can provide you with so that you can fully understand what will be done during your surgical procedure. Read More »

Who Can Get Back Pain?

Posted: Monday, August 5th, 2013 | Filed under: Back health, Lumbar pain, Spine conditions | author: By admin
What Causes Back Pain

What is Causing my paralyzing Back Pain

Back pain is not just a symptom of aging. Anyone, of any age, in any physical condition, can and will likely experience back pain at some point in their life. So if you are experiencing back pain, don’t think that you’re alone. There are plenty of seventeen year-old athletes who experience back pain and thus seek the same medical care that you do for your own back issues. Read More »

What Is Back Strain?

Posted: Saturday, August 3rd, 2013 | Filed under: Back health, Lumbar pain, mens health, Spine conditions | author: By admin
The Back Strain Hat Index

Back Strain: Feel the Burn

Hearing “It’s just a back strainmay not be very comforting when you’re experiencing severe back pain. While back strain may sound like a minimal back injury, it can cause you a great deal of discomfort, perhaps sleepless nights, back spasms that can cause severe lower back pain and in some cases, immobility. Many people with back strains go to the emergency room for relief. Read More »

Back Pain and Steroid Injections

Posted: Tuesday, May 14th, 2013 | Filed under: Back health, Lumbar pain, lumbar spinal stenosis, Spinal Stenosis | author: By admin
Steriod injection for Back Pain

Steriod injection

Epidural injections of steroids have often been the treatment of choice for patients with a pinched nerve in the back whose symptoms did not respond to simple exercise, physical therapy, or other more conservative approaches. Steroid injections have also been offered to patients with spinal stenosis whose back pain was unrelieved by less invasive therapy. But the results of a new research study hint that injections of steroids for back pain may be less beneficial than believed. The study is small, but it still bears consideration, as the findings are statistically valid and underscore why healing is as much an art as a science. Read More »

What is a Lumbar Laminectomy?

Posted: Wednesday, May 8th, 2013 | Filed under: Lumbar pain, Spinal Decompression, Spinal Surgery, Spine conditions, Spine Surgery | author: By admin
Lumbar Laminectomy

Lumbar Laminectomy

Medical terminology doesn’t go out of its way to be complicated or hard to understand. It’s simply that the language has to be very precise, and that much of it comes from Latin. Hence, it can be difficult to decipher some med-speak without a little help. Take the term “lumbar laminectomy,” a fairly common surgical procedure that can help alleviate the pain, mobility limitations and other symptoms that often accompany medical conditions of the lower spine. Indeed, the word “lumbar” refers to the lower spine. The lumber portion of the spine comprises the lowest five vertebrae of the spinal column, which bear the designation L1 through L5 – “L” standing for lumbar. Read More »

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