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Back Surgery – Risk vs. Reward

Back pain is an ailment that affects over 80% of the American population some point, leaving many of us with a very difficult choice.  In most cases, back surgery is considered only after all other options have been exhausted by all involved medical staff. I would also like to note […]

How come Grandma can “FEEL” a storm coming? Maybe the Acute or Chronic Pain!

  Do you suffer from acute or chronic pain? Maybe the weather. The next time you watch the weather forecast, notice the barometric pressure. Numbers such as 30.04 will be followed by “rising,” “falling,” or “steady.” Typically, when a low pressure front is coming, it signals not only a change […]

Helping those suffering from a pinched sciatic nerve

Sciatic Pain- How to get relief! Part 2

If the sciatic pain is related to a hip that is rotated forward, the sciatic pain may actually be connected with an overtight illiacus muscle (located within the inside curve of the hip bone). When the hip rotates forward it will actually overstretch the piraformis and this can cause the […]

Herniated discs can cause pain

Herniated Discs- Cause/Treatment?

Many patients complaining about back pain, leg pain, or other weakness of the lower extremity muscles can be diagnosed with herniated discs. Herniated discs occurs when the cushion that sits between the spinal vertebra is moved outside its normal position. The pain caused by a herniated disc occurs because the spinal nerves […]