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Sleeping Soundly With Lower Back Pain

March 22, 2018 | Back Pain

  At night time, our bodies are expecting to rest and relax. For so many with lower back pain, that can be a struggle. With lower back pain, you could be tossing and turning throughout the night to find a comfortable sleeping position. Sleeping in an incorrect position can increase your back pain and make […]

What You Need to Know About Epidural Steroid Injections

March 20, 2018 | Injections

Spinal injections have been used for over 100 years to treat back pain. An epidural steroid injection (ESI) is a minimally invasive procedure typically used to alleviate low back pain and/or leg pain. This type of spinal injection has become widely used today as one of the most common nonsurgical methods for managing back pain. […]

Seeking a Second Opinion for Back Pain: What to Know About Patient Rights

November 21, 2017 | Patient Rights

Making decisions about healthcare is a personal process. If your physician recommends spinal surgery as the only treatment for your pain, it may seem like a choice should be made almost immediately. Unless you find yourself in an emergency situation, seeking a second opinion for back pain helps you gain control of your health and allows you […]

When and Why Patients Should Seek a Second Opinion for Back Pain

November 13, 2017 | Patient Rights

Spinal surgery is a significant procedure, so recovery can be an arduous process. As a patient, seeking a second opinion for back pain problems is an important way to ensure peace of mind and ensure you make the right decision for you. Although many patients feel all physicians will come to the same conclusion when […]