8 Myths About Your Back — Busted

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.

Radiating Pain in Your Leg? Best to See Your Doctor

If you experience a sharp, regular or recurring pain shooting or radiating down your leg (known as radiculopathy), you may suffer from a damaged nerve or herniated disc in your spine. When you feel that type of back or leg pain, contact your primary care physician. He or she can estimate the level of damage … Read More

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