Many patients with chronic headaches, report their headaches arising from the neck or base of the skull. The pain is usually uni-lateral (one-sided). From the neck, the pain can then radiate forward towards the top of the head, forehead, eye, or all the above. This is the definition of a cervicogenic headache.
If I have a back condition, why do I have leg pain? This is a common question encountered in the spine world. Lumbar radiculopathy is a disease process that affects one or more lumbar nerve roots. The lumbar spine consists of five vertebral moveable bones (block–like structures). The bones are labeled by number L-1, L-2,…Details
In physical therapy, we see many patients with neck and shoulder pain. This can be rather tricky to evaluate and treat. Often time’s pain from the neck may refer symptoms to the shoulder. On the other hand, pain from the shoulder can refer to the neck. Our job as therapists is to help the patient…Details
At Prairie Spine and Pain Institute, we perform pain injections for two pain main reasons; one being for therapeutic (pain relieving) purposes and the second being for diagnostic (finding out the problem) reasons. When searching for a diagnosis practitioners will use many forms of diagnostic tools to help confirm their diagnosis. Some examples in the…Details