Low back pain is a universal human experience almost everyone has it at some point. It is one of the common causes of missed work. Fortunately, low back pain is usually self-limited, meaning it often gets better on its own. However, in some patients pain may become significant and difficult to resolve. Learn More.
A disc is a gel-like structure between your back bones (vertebrae). Discs are prone to wear and tear from aging or injuries. A weakened disc may rupture or bulge, putting pressure on the spinal nerve roots. This is known as a herniated disc and can cause intense pain. Herniation commonly occurs in the lumbar spine (lower back), but it can also occur in the cervical spine (neck). Learn More.
Spinal stenosis is narrowing of the spinal canal that may occur in any of the regions of the spine. This narrowing could cause symptoms such as pain, numbness, tingling sensation and weakness in your arm or leg. Many people have evidence of spinal stenosis on MRI, but have no signs or symptoms. When symptoms do occur, they often start gradually and worsen over time. Symptoms vary, depending on the location of the stenosis. Learn More.
Cervicogenic headache is a headache that originates in the neck. Stress of the neck may result in severe constant headaches. There are many possible causes of stress affecting the neck including whiplash injury, sleeping problems, poor posture, disc problems, arthritis, overworked or weak muscles. Learn More.
Migraine is one of the most common headache conditions, affecting women more than men. Migraine usually begins on one side of the head and feels like a severe throbbing or pulsating pain that worsens with physical exertion. This pain may also be accompanied by nausea, dizziness, and light or noise sensitivity. Learn More.
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS) is an uncommon painful condition that usually affects one extremity after an injury or trauma to that limb. This condition is most often mild and self-limiting but may become severe and chronic. Early treatment is important for a successful outcome. Learn More.
Plantar fasciitis is one of the most common causes of heel pain. It involves the inflammation of fascia or the thick band which connect your heel bone to your toes. Plantar fasciitis is more common in runners, people who stands on their feet for a long period of time due their occupation or people who are overweight. Learn More.