Lower back pain is the most common musculoskeletal ailment. Nearly everyone at some point has back pain that interferes with their daily routine, such as work, recreation or activities. Much of this is a result of our behaviors in modern-day society. The majority of us spend too much time sitting with poor posture at inadequately…Details
I work hard to stay up to date with the most advanced treatments in spine procedures. Earlier this year I became one of a handful of doctors around the country and the first in Illinois to begin using the Nuvasive PCM cervical disc replacement implant on patients at the Prairie Spine and Pain Institute. The…Details
Do you feel those aches and pains in your lower back from time to time? Do you feel stiff in your back getting out of a chair after sitting for awhile? Four out of every five Americans will suffer from back pain at some time in their lives. The actual cause of low back pain…Details
On a recent episode of “Doctor Oz,” different forms of pain relievers were explored and examined by both the host, Dr. Oz, and dietitian, Ashley Koff while on a mission to end dependency on medication to treat pain.
Dr. Stuart Weinstein says it’s not uncommon to see a senior citizen in his exam room who has been suffering much too long with severe back pain. “Sometimes seniors don’t want to accept back pain just because they’re just getting older,” says Weinstein, a clinical professor at the University of Washington’s Department of Rehabilitative Medicine.…Details