December2012

Healthy Spine in the New Year

Low back pain is one of the most common symptoms experienced by a person. It can be mild and last only a few days or it can be disabling and become a life-long problem. There are many reasons for the back to become painful. Some, like hereditary and genetics cannot[…]

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“Slipped Disc”

Slipped disc is a condition commonly seen in patients suffering from leg and back pain. It is important to understand its origin and its treatments. First, the term slipped disc can be confusing and misleading for many patients as it is used to describe many different types of spinal problems.[…]

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Spinal Cord Stimulation

Neurostimulation  (sometimes referred to as spinal stimulation or spinal cord stimulation) is a technique for decreasing a patient’s pain by substituting a pleasant massage-like vibration sensation instead of the pain. This is achieved by placing a small electrical circuit next to the spine and connecting it to an AC battery[…]

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