Tag: Back Pain
Tips on Managing Back Pain
Managing back pain can be challenging, because it's often non-specific and may be the result of many different conditions.
The Physiatrist’s Corner: Healing Low Back Pain (Part I)
Low back pain is one of the most common disorders in the United States. Approximately 80 percent of people will experience at least one episode of low back pain in their lifetime.
The Physiatrist’s Corner: Healing Low Back Pain (Part II)
In this three-part series, Dr. Danielle Sarno discusses her own diagnostic and treatment approaches for patients with low back pain.
The Physiatrist’s Corner: Healing Low Back Pain (Part III)
In this article, Dr. Sarno discusses non-pharmacological approaches to treating back pain.
Your Complete Guide to Chiropractic Care for Back Pain
Visiting a licensed chiropractor can not only help alleviate back pain, but can prevent future recurrences.
How to Prevent Back Pain During Pregnancy
In this article, we explore why some women experience back pain while pregnant, and what can be done about it.
How to Manage Adult Scoliosis
Most adults with scoliosis have mild forms of the condition that are easily treatable with conservative treatment. For these individuals, there are many options for managing pain and improving posture.
How to Break the Cycle of Chronic Pain
Reversing chronic pain involves a multi-pronged treatment approach that addresses the issue at many levels.
Spinal Stenosis: Cervical, Lumbar and Lumbosacral
Sometimes back or neck pain can indicate an underlying disorder called spinal stenosis, a condition that can develop when the spinal canal narrows and painfully compresses the spinal nerves.
Back or Neck Pain? Surgery is the LAST Option
Unless you are experiencing neurological problems, such as sciatica (nerve pain down the legs), weakness or numbness in their arms or legs, or severe pain, surgical treatment is the last option for back or neck pain.
Spine Surgery: When Is It Right for You?
At the Comprehensive Spine Center at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, spine surgeons strive to ease back pain with the least amount of surgery possible.