Sciatic pain, also known as sciatica, is the inflammation of the sciatic nerve. The sciatic nerve runs from the spinal cord down the legs, and inflammation
At every level of the spine the nerves will exit through a small canal. This canal is called the foramen or foraminal canal.
An intervertebral disc is located in between the bones (vertebrae) of the spine to provide cushioning support and flexibility within the spine.
The Facet joints are the joint structures that connect the vertebrae to one another.
Failed Back Surgery Syndrome, FBSS, is not actually a syndrome but a generalized term used to describe the condition of patients who have not had successful
Spinal stenosis is a common condition that involves a narrowing in one or more areas of the spine as a result of injury or deterioration to the discs, joints
Many people associate the medical condition known as arthritis with hand, hip, or knee pain. However, there are several kinds of arthritis affecting specific parts of the body.
As we age, the water and protein content of the body's cartilage changes. This change results in weaker, more fragile and thin cartilage. Because both the discs and the joints that stack the vertebrae (facet joints) are partially composed of cartilage, these areas are subject to wear and tear over time (degenerative changes). The gradual deterioration of the disc between the vertebrae is referred to as Degenerative Disc Disease.
Every year nearly 3 million people suffer a whiplash injury and about half are left with some chronic pain. Whiplash is a relatively common injury
Osteoporosis is a common condition that affects more than half of adults over the age of 65, causing bone loss that can potentially leads to fractures, height