Back pain: How do I know if I need back surgery?

Back pain: How do I know if I need back surgery?

Back pain is one of those hidden injuries that can range anywhere from mild discomfort to debilitating pain. One of the most difficult things about managing back pain is knowing the difference between common ailments that can be treated with non-invasive methods, and...

What Is Spinal Stenosis?

Spinal stenosis, a narrowing of the channel occupied by the backbone, places pressure on the nerves and spinal cord. The narrowing can occur anywhere along the spine, but most often happens in the low back. Symptoms The condition causes low back and leg pain. When the...