Health News

Weather and Back Pain Link May Be a Myth
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.
Steroid Injections Didn't Offer Further Relief From Back Pain
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.
How Stress Saps Your Health
Everybody has experienced stress in one form or another, yet many don’t fully understand the dramatic effects stress can have on their health.
Few Spine Surgeons Used Psych Screening Before Surgery
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.
Low Back Pain Causes Disability Around the World
Is that constant pain in your lower back affecting your day-to-day life? You aren't alone.
New Implant Eased Pain from Spinal Fractures
Spinal fractures can cause constant pain. In addition to pain pills, there may be other ways to ease the discomfort.
Patients Happy with Less Invasive Back Surgery
Back surgery might not have to be a major surgery for some patients. A different technique may produce good long-lasting results.
New Pain Rx Sparking Controversy
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.
Alternative Treatments for Chronic Pain
Over 100 million Americans live with chronic pain. If you're one of them, check out these alternative treatments to help make the pain go away.
Surgical and Nonsurgical Options for Herniated Discs
Herniated discs can be painful and even result in disability. A recent study looked at the benefits of spinal surgery as treatment for these slipped discs.