Spine

When to Seek Treatment for Arthritis in Your Back

Arthritis can affect your back, most commonly in the lower neck and back. Pain and stiffness are the main symptoms, although the exact cause may not be known. If you suffer from arthritis in your back, it may be difficult to decide when to seek treatment. Keep reading for some clarification.  » Read more about: When to Seek Treatment for Arthritis in Your Back  »


Risk Factors For Sciatica Pain & When To See Greater Rochester Orthopaedics

If you have ever had sciatica pain, you understand the nagging and burning pain that runs through your lower back and down your leg, and how difficult it is to find relief. It may come and go or may only last a few days, but if it keeps coming back, it’s best to understand the risk factors for sciatica pain and when to see Greater Rochester Orthopaedics.  » Read more about: Risk Factors For Sciatica Pain & When To See Greater Rochester Orthopaedics  »


An Overview on the Types of Scoliosis

Uneven shoulders and waist, one hip higher than the other, and a shoulder blade being more prominent than the other are all early signs of scoliosis. It can be hard to detect at first, but once diagnosed should be monitored as the more serious cases can lead to lung and heart damage. Here’s an overview on the types of scoliosis, what to watch for, and when to see Greater Rochester Orthopaedics.  » Read more about: An Overview on the Types of Scoliosis  »


8 Ways to Prevent Back Pain and Protect Your Spine

Anyone who has ever experienced the jolt of pain doing something mundane like tying their shoes or pulling weeds understands how debilitating lower back pain can be. Once it happens, it can become a chronic problem that prevents you from enjoying life.  » Read more about: 8 Ways to Prevent Back Pain and Protect Your Spine  »


Save Your Spine with These 8 Guidelines

Back and neck pain is a fact of life for millions of adults. It affects our ability to work, to enjoy leisure time, concentrate, and just enjoy life in general.  » Read more about: Save Your Spine with These 8 Guidelines  »


Should you exercise through lower back pain?

According to the American Physical Therapy Association, two-thirds of Americans have lower back pain sometime during their lives. It’s what to do with and about that pain that matters.  Should you exercise through lower back pain? The common-sense answer to you now may be:  if “it hurts when you do this,” then don’t do it.
All joking aside, chronic lower back pain can result in a lot of adults losing time at work, and it can interfere with normal day-to-day activities.  » Read more about: Should you exercise through lower back pain?  »