Common Spondylosis Questions

Spondylosis is arthritis that affects the spine. It is sometimes called spinal osteoarthritis. Spondylosis is a degenerative spinal disorder that commonly develops in people over age 40. It can affect any region of the spine—the cervical region (neck), thoracic region (mid-back), or lumbar region (low back). What Causes Spondylosis? Generally, growing older causes spondylosis. Throughout…

Surprising Reasons You’re in Pain

Back pain can be triggered by a number of things including a car accident, sports injuries, and lifting heavy objects every day. But have you ever considered things you do on a regular basis that increase your back pain? Do you ever wonder how your back pain begins? Read a few of the surprising reasons…

Taking Care of Your Back at Work

Having back pain at work is fairly common. But there are ways to adjust your work space and how you work to help alleviate the problem. People whose jobs involve a lot of physical activity are perceived to be at great risk for having back problems at work. But the pressure on your lower back…

Nutrition and Back Pain

Good nutrition is really an important part of your overall health including the health of your back. Back pain can be reduced by providing proper nutrition. Those of us who consume too many calories and eat relatively unhealthy foods are more than likely a bit heavier than we should be. Common sense should tell us…