Back PainInfo Center
When a medication doesn't work, it can be a real pain in the back — literally. A common medication for back pain may not be helpful to patients.
Spinal stenosis tends to affect patients as they grow older. Surgery can provide relief, but those with even slight depression may face difficulties recovering.
Insomnia doesn't just affect patients at night — they often feel tired and less focused during the day, too. But patients may also experience back pain as a result of their sleepless nights.
Many have said they could feel a storm brewing through pain in their back. But is this sensation founded in science? A new study suggests the link between weather and pain may be nothing more than an old wives tale.
As people age, many changes take place in their body. For some, one of those changes might be spinal stenosis, which can potentially lead to pain in the back and legs.
Mental health issues may play a role in disabling back pain that can require surgery, and experts recommend mental health screening before spinal surgery. But it seems some surgeons may have missed this recommendation.
Is that constant pain in your lower back affecting your day-to-day life? You aren't alone.
Spinal fractures can cause constant pain. In addition to pain pills, there may be other ways to ease the discomfort.
Back surgery might not have to be a major surgery for some patients. A different technique may produce good long-lasting results.
A new pain medication recently became a controversial topic. While some say the medication will offer a new option to people in pain, others are concerned about potential dangers.