Many patients often ask, “Does being overweight affect back pain?” This a common question echoed throughout any orthopedic clinic. The truth is, yes, weight can affect your spine and cause pain. The spine is built to carry the weight of the body. The spine is very efficient at completing this function. The weight carried comes… Continue Reading Obesity and Back PainDetails
Our own Richard Kube, MD recently presented at the recent International Society for Advancement of Spine Surgery 2015 Conference, the largest of its kind in the world, which took place in San Diego, California.
Winter is coming to an end, and the spring months are here, and soon the yard work will be piling up. Many people will deal with back pain this spring that could be avoided. Nine out of ten people will have low back pain in their lifetime.
The average American working a typical nine–to–five job, statistically speaking, lives a relatively sedentary lifestyle, especially when back pain is involved. Check out the tips below, revealing a few yoga poses known to help ease and relieve back pain.Details
Facets are a common diagnosis of back and neck pain. About thirty percent of patients with low back pain are known to have facet hypertrophy. Common symptoms are axial neck or back pain, increased pain with extension movements such as bending the neck or back backwards, and sometimes radiating symptoms which is usually in a… Continue Reading Radiofrequency Ablations and Facet PainDetails