A herniated disc is very common in people aged 35-55 . In fact, one of the most common causes of sciatica is a herniated disc. This comes as a shock to most people. However, there are things you can do to prevent sciatica from a herniated disc. What is Sciatica? Sciatica is a combination [...]
When pain occurs there are two different types, acute pain and chronic pain. It's important to know the difference.
Your lower back (lumbar spine) is much stronger than you think. It is highly flexible with a broad range of motions. Specifically, weight-bearing and sturdy.
The lower back gives the body great flexibility and strength. However, simple everyday activities can cause pain in this critical part of the body when performed incorrectly.
Sometimes back pain is caused by a common muscle strain and sometimes it can be a sign of a more serious medical problem. Serious back pain related to a medical emergency can result in disability if not treated promptly. It is important to know when back pain could be potentially life threatening.
A Muscle strain and pulled muscles are the most common cause of back pain. Muscles become overstretched or torn...
While trips are fun and exciting, they can be dreadful for people with back pain on a road trip.
Are you having trouble finding sleep positions for sciatica? Our physicians and physical therapists at SOC are sciatica pain specialists. Our physical therapists have put together an article on the best pillows and sleeping positions for someone living with sciatica. Sciatica can be extremely uncomfortable. Especially with the stabbing and burning pain it comes [...]
Many of us experience shoulder pain, although typically in different ways. For some, it may be a sharp or burning sensation while for others it’s achy and tinder. Regardless of the type of pain, this may limit movements and interfere with daily activities.
Does your back crack when you roll over in bed? Do you stretch to the side and hear a chorus of cracks and pops up and down your spine? Have you ever wondered why that is? So have doctors. There is not a singular consensus on one cause for this. Although, there are a few [...]