Back Problems


Take A Stand: Help Prevent Falls and...

Each year, more than one in four adults aged 65 and older will fall. For this group, falls are the No. 1 cause of injuries...

September 20, 2018 / 2 min read


1 in 5 U.S. Adults Suffer From...

About 20 percent of U.S. adults live with chronic pain, which frequently limits leisure or work activities, according to a new study from the U.S....

September 17, 2018 / 3 min read


Preventing and Treating Back Pain

According to the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, 80 percent of adults living in the United States will experience back pain during their...

June 27, 2018 / 3 min read


Lumbar Stress Fractures: A Growing Trend in...

Stress fractures in one or more of the small bones that make up the lower back, or lumbar, are becoming increasingly common among adolescent and...

February 28, 2018 / 3 min read


Relieving Sciatica’s Radiating Pain

Sciatica is a term you may have heard associated with leg pain emanating from the back. It’s also a reason why more office workers temporarily...

January 16, 2018 / 3 min read


Curbing the Opioid Epidemic

When Florida Governor Rick Scott declared the state’s opioid epidemic a public health emergency in May, many in healthcare applauded. That’s because across Florida –...

September 21, 2017 / 4 min read


Roundup: Yoga Can Help Alleviate Back Pain;...

Research supports the many health benefits of yoga, including increasing strength and flexibility, improving lung function and lowering blood pressure. Now, add back pain to the list. Simple...

June 23, 2017 / 3 min read


Text Neck: The Growing Pain of Our...

It’s the constant texting, email checks and social media perusing that has created a virtual epidemic of adults with neck or shoulder pain.

November 21, 2016 / 2 min read


Scoop on Scoliosis: What Parents Need to...

As many as 9 million people in the United States are affected by scoliosis – a sideways curvature of the spine, with more than 600,000...

October 12, 2016 / 2 min read