Back Problems


Spine Care: Getting Back to Health

It is the second-most common cause of a visit to the doctor after the common cold: back pain. And back pain is a top disabling...

October 8, 2019 / 3 min read


Deadly Falls in Older Adults Rising, Study...

The number of Americans over the age of 75 who die following a fall is rising sharply, according to a major new study published this...

June 6, 2019 / 3 min read


Spinal Fusion in Spotlight With Tiger Woods’...

Tiger Woods’ remarkable comeback to win the Masters championship is being celebrated as a great sports achievement. But an increasingly common and effective treatment for...

April 18, 2019 / 2 min read


Clarifying the R.I.C.E. Method for Minor Injuries

When should you implement the R.I.C.E. method after a soft-tissue injury? RICE stands for rest, ice, compression, and elevation. Most mild injuries, such as knee...

October 30, 2018 / 3 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