Herniated Discs: Artificial Disc Replacement Relieves Pain, Preserves Mobility
If you are experiencing numbness and pain in your arms and shoulder, it may be a sign of a herniated disc in your neck (the cervical region of the spine).
Spine Surgery: When Nothing Else Will Do
For many years, Diane Daigneau of Woburn, was able to successfully manage her back and neck pain. Through occasional chiropractic treatments and mild pain relief medications, she was able to continue to work and play.
Comprehensive Spine Care: Surgical and Non-surgical Treatment
Back pain is a very common complaint, but a very non-specific complaint. Back pain and leg pain can be caused by many different things, including spinal stenosis, disk herniations, and instability.
Hip-Spine Syndrome: It’s Complicated (and Often Overlooked)
Hip-spine syndrome is a condition where both hip and spine problems are occurring in tandem.
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.
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.