You may have noticed that your herniated disc symptoms are most pronounced in the morning, then slowly become less intense as the day goes on. But why? Here is the reason...
Neutral posture means the spine is in its most natural position with minimal bending or twisting. This position limits stress on the parts of the spine and ensures neck and back muscles aren’t being contracted or stretched.
When a disc tears, the nucleus pulposus may push through the disc wall. If this occurs, and the nucleus pulposus compresses a nearby nerve or the spinal cord, you could experience pain...
Although there is no real method to prevent this condition, here you can find 4 health tips and lifestyle choices that you can follow to reduce the probabilities to develop spinal stenosis later in life.
A herniated disc is a condition that causes pain in the back and tingling in the legs. If you’ve been diagnosed with this condition, you may be wondering what steps to take next. The good news is that the condition is curable. In fact, most times, it resolves on its own. But even if it doesn’t, treatment plans are available to help patients recover.
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 (lumbar radiculopathy) is a combination [...]
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. Also, see 5 Things You Need to Know About Sciatica Sciatica can be extremely uncomfortable, especially with the stabbing [...]
What are Common Minimally Invasive Lumbar Disc Herniation Procedures? A disc compression and fracture located between the two vertebrae is the leading cause of a herniated disc. In fact, the inner gel from the disk escapes into the spinal canal when this occurs. Therefore, impacting the nerve. One of the most usual sites for the herniated disc is [...]