Facet Joint Syndrome, is a common arthritis-like condition causing neck and lower back pain. This condition is a deterioration of the facet joints, which help stabilize the spine and limit excessive motion. The facet joints are lined with cartilage and are surrounded by a lubricating capsule that
Failed back surgical syndrome, also known as post-laminectomy syndrome, is when a patient experiences continued pain following spine surgery. There are many reasons why spine surgery may or may not work. For those with failed back surgical syndrome additional therapies are needed to provide pain
The joints in our shoulders, knees, hips and ankles are prone to injury from repetitive use, medical conditions, and traumatic injury. When joints become injured pain, loss of motion and flexibility commonly occur. Your healthcare provider will work with you to diagnose and treat your joint
Migraines affect more than 15% of adults in the United States and are different from headaches. Migraines occur in stages and cause several symptoms that can affect your daily life for hours or even days. A migraine is an intense, throbbing headache that may be accompanied by nausea or dizziness.
Muscle spasms are a common condition causing pain that is typically short-lived; however, muscle spasms may become frequent and chronic necessitating treatment. The chronic condition is known as myofascial pain syndrome, and is a chronic pain disorder. It affects the muscles and the connective
Nerve pain, also known as neuropathic pain or peripheral neuropathy, may be the result of many medical conditions. If you have neuropathic pain, you know how frustrating it can be. It keeps you from doing many of the things you enjoy. It can affect your emotional well-being. But don't lose hope.
Sacroiliac joint pain, also known as Sacroilitis or sacroiliac joint dysfunction, is a common arthritis-like condition causing pain in the lower back, buttocks, groin, and legs. Your sacroiliac joints (we call them the "SI" joints) are the places where your hips meet your spine. These joints don't
Sciatica, also known as radiculopathy or radicular pain, is a common disorder causing radiating pain from the lower back to the leg. This condition is an irritation or compression of one or more nerve roots in the lumbar spine. Because these nerves travel to the hips, buttocks, legs and feet, an