A sharp, shooting pain moves across your back and down into your leg. Or you feel a consistent, dull ache that causes the sensation of numbness to move through your thigh and into your calf. This is not a normal backache.
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If you gave the MVP award to a part of your body, what would it be? Would you choose your heart or your brain? Your eyes or your limbs? Would you consider nominating your spinal cord as the MVP? The spinal cord is an extremely crucial part of our body that often gets overlooked.
At NewSouth NeuroSpine, we understand how debilitating chronic back pain can be. Our physicians specialize in the treatment of compression fractures.
There is a big difference between the unwelcome pain that comes from an old sports injury or picking up a heavy box, in comparison to a condition involving the nerves. The bones, muscles, and nerves in your back are a complex system that support your entire body, and it’s always possible that they may become compromised and lead to a condition called lumbar radiculopathy.
Spinal stenosis is a condition that usually develops in people age 50+, and it can literally be a real pain in the neck and back.
A herniated disc can occur anywhere along the spine, but one thing remains consistent–the pain.
Myelopathy means there are clinical signs and symptoms occurring as the result of problems with your spinal cord.
Lumbago is a general term referring to back pain. It may be just another word, but when you’re suffering from back pain, it’s anything but trivial.
When it comes to pain, it can sometimes be difficult to figure out what is serious, what might be passing, and what needs medical treatment. At NewSouth NeuroSpine, we can help determine the source of your pain and set out a plan of treatment.
Are you constantly aware of your lower back? Lower back pain is estimated to plague 80% of American adults at some point during their life.