Your spine is a complex array of structures. A key component of your spine are are the cylindrical discs that are tucked between each vertebra.
Misinformation abounds about back problems. How many times have you heard that exercise can hurt your back? Or that if you consult a spine surgeon about pain, you’re sure to wind up in surgery? Get the facts.
As your spine ages, you may start feeling some aches and pains. Degenerative changes in discs and joints, spinal and spondylolisthesis are the three most common reasons. Learn about these conditions and the best treatments for them.
Discover the truth about questions that pique your curiosity in our “Short Answer” series. Pain specialist Michael Stanton-Hicks, MD, answers this one on getting treatment for pain.
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It’s important for those of us in office jobs to be mindful of our body and to give it a good stretch every few hours. Our bodies were meant for movement.
Chair poses are a wonderful way for almost anyone to practice yoga at any time.
Back pain is a complex problem, but can strengthening core muscles with targeted exercise provide some relief? A physical therapist answers your questions.
Is gardening a pain for you? Learn tips, tools and techniques from a pain management specialist to avoid injury and manage chronic pain while gardening.
Maybe you love to sleep on your stomach. Or you enjoy falling asleep on your back watching late-night TV. Find out why these habits can lead to pain, and get tips for a comfortable, neck- and spine-friendly sleep.
Sleeping on the wrong pillow can cause or worsen neck pain. There’s no one pillow that works for everyone. But these tips can help you find the pillow shape and filler that works best for you.