Lumbago is another term for lower back pain. It can occur for many reasons, stemming from urological issues to injuries suffered in a car accident. In some cases, there is no direct cause of lumbago, but patients are still in pain and require treatment.
In order for a pinched nerve to recover, it does require care and treatment, but the good news is, most cases of cervical radiculopathy respond well to non-invasive treatment, so you don’t have to go on living in pain.
Even a minor spinal injury can make normal, everyday activities difficult to impossible. Surgery isn’t always the best solution for every person. When it is, minimally invasive spinal surgery offers many benefits over traditional surgery.
The health of your spine has a direct influence on the rest of your body. So when something goes wrong in your spine—a disc shifts, a vertebrae cracks, or the nerves become inflamed—other parts of your body suffer.
I was asked to be an expert in a case against two pain specialists in Alabama. The facts revealed a level of depravity I have never seen in medicine...
"At 33 years old, I found out that I had a ruptured disc on my spine between my C6-C7. My first thought was fear. How am I going to raise my 20-month-old little girl?" - Jane Critz
Spinal fusion has come a long way from early operations using wires and big incisions. Minimally invasive techniques have dramatically reduced the recovery time after fusion surgery and made surgery safer as well.
Most adults experience back pain now and again. Nerve pain, however, is slightly different than other types of back pain, and if you’re experiencing recurrent nerve pain, it’s a good idea to see a doctor at NewSouth NeuroSpine.
The brain is made up of a series of complicated folds, neurons, tissues, and various regions that are all responsible for different functions. So when you begin to experience adverse symptoms related to sight, headaches, nausea, speech, or motor skills, it could be a benign tumor called a meningioma.
This June, we’re promoting scoliosis education through National Scoliosis Month. Together with the Scoliosis Research Society, our goal is to teach our patients about this fairly common spinal deformity.