Solving Lower Back Pain

Solving Lower Back Pain

If you’ve never experienced lower back pain, consider yourself lucky, and if you have, consider yourself a member of a long-suffering majority. Statistically speaking, eight in every ten Americans will have back pain at some point. There are some times that you know exactly why your back is hurting – maybe you fell or were… Continue Reading

Chicago Man’s Rare Form of Spinal Stenosis Resolved Through Minimally Invasive Surgery

Chicago Man’s Rare Form of Spinal Stenosis Resolved Through Minimally Invasive Surgery

Spinal stenosis is a narrowing of the spinal canal. It is generally caused by osteoarthritis, a degenerative condition that can result in bony growths developing along the joints in the spine. When these growths, or osteophytes, fill in the spinal column, it creates pressure of the nerves, and this can lead to severe back pain… Continue Reading

Dartmouth Professors Invent New Imaging Tool to Improve Spine Surgery

Dartmouth Professors Invent New Imaging Tool to Improve Spine Surgery

In the last several years there has been remarkable progress in the technology available for the treatment of neck pain and lower back pain. Spinal surgeries that once required dramatic, invasive procedures and long periods of hospitalization and recovery have been replaced by minimally-invasive procedures that allow patients to get up and walk out of… Continue Reading