What’s Sciatica?

Sciatica is a Symptom The Sciatic nerve is a combination of multiple nerves that exit out of your low back. While these nerves exit out individually they come together just before they enter the back of the leg and all run together.  Irritation to any of those nerves...
The Ergonomic Affect

The Ergonomic Affect

I am frequently asked about whether posture effects a herniated/bulging disc, stenosis or degenerative disc disease. I’m sure you’ve seen ads for “revolutionary” and “miracle” pillows, braces and ergonomic devices that will...
Why wait for Surgery?

Why wait for Surgery?

Those looking for a surgical option for their back and neck pain will find that the wait may now be multiple months as a result of COVID-19. While you’re waiting for your procedure we can get you the lasting relief you’re looking for and help you avoid the...
What about pain meds?

What about pain meds?

Pain medications have been quite the hot button issue over the past year. There has been severe backlash from the years of over prescription.. There are scores of people that are addicted to them and countless lives ruined as a result. They have a place. All...
The role of exercises

The role of exercises

Exercises are an important part of any rehabilitation plan.  It’s the exercises that provide the stability and strength to an area to prevent injury/ damage or in some circumstances keep the injury from getting worse. The incorrect notion that I often see is...
Will shots or pills fix my pain?

Will shots or pills fix my pain?

I am often asked by patients who suffer from radiating arm or leg pain, numbness and tingling, chronic pain, or a bulging/herniated disc is getting a shot and being on medication will fix the problem? My simple response is that anything that doesn’t fix the disc...