• common spinal condition is known as spinal stenosis

    Spotlight on Spinal Stenosis

    Although the spine is a row of just 26 bones in your back, it allows you to stand up straight and bend over and even protect your sensitive spinal cord from being injured. Unfortunately, this means spinal disorders or injuries typically result in mild to severe back and neck pain . One common spinal condition […]

  • nerves in the spinal cord

    Exploring Spinal Cord Stimulation

    If you experience chronic back pain, electrical nerve stimulation is one treatment option that your doctor may suggest. Spinal cord stimulation (SCS) uses a small pulse generator to send electrical pulses to the nerves in the spinal cord. These pulses interfere with the nerve impulses that make you feel pain. In addition to lower back […]

  • cervical spine can easily become injured

    An Overview of Cervical Spine Surgeries

    The cervical spine is the neck area; it consists of the first seven vertebrae of the spine. While the cervical area provides greater flexibility than the rest of the spine, it’s also particularly prone to injuries because it lacks a great deal of muscle support and because it must bear the weight of the head. […]