Back Pain Tips
November 17, 2011

Holiday Football Game is a Pain in the Neck!

Dealing with a Neck Strain

Neck sprains and strains are common injuries whether resulting from a friendly game of touch football or car accident. The question is, when is it time to see the doctor?

September 26, 2017

Quit Smoking to Improve the Outcome of Your Spinal Fusion Surgery

"I know this may be hard for you to hear, but it really is true: it's absolutely necessary for you to quit smoking before your spine surgery."

September 26, 2017

When is Childhood Scoliosis Treated with Bracing?

"My 9-year-old son has scoliosis. The doctor says the curve is mild and nothing needs to be done now. However, I'm concerned about his future. When might he need brace treatment and can you tell me more about it?"

August 02, 2019

How Can I Relieve Neck Pain Caused by Whiplash?

"My car was rear-ended at a stop sign last week. Since then, my neck hurts, feels stiff, and I have upper back pain. My wife says it is whiplash and I should see a doctor."

September 25, 2018

What Can I Do to Manage Low Back Pain and Sciatica?

Low back pain alone can be difficult to manage, but add sciatica and just about any activity becomes painfully difficult!