Is it time to see someone for that back pain you’ve had for a few weeks? Get the truth from a spine physician about the chances you’ll need medical care.
If you’re under age 45 and have had back pain for at least three months for no apparent reason, make an appointment with a rheumatologist. Find out what spondyloarthritis is and why it’s so important to have it treated early.
Doctors are getting away from treating chronic pain with opioids. Our spine experts weigh in on new guidelines for low back pain that favor non-drug options, like physical therapy, acupuncture and yoga, over pills.
Discover the truth about questions that pique your curiosity in our series, “The Short Answer.” Spine expert E. Kano Mayer, MD, answers this question about what you should do for acute back pain.
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