Things That Might Be Causing Your Sciatica

Sciatica usually manifests as pain which radiates from the lower back, travelling through the buttocks and down the back of one leg.  This pain may be felt as far down the extremity as the toes. Weakness, numbness and an “electrical shock” sensation are associated with this condition, which may be worse when switching from a…

Recovering from Minimally-Invasive Spine Surgery

If you’ve been living with serious back pain for a while, you’ve probably been through several therapeutic solutions which haven’t worked for you.  You may still be trying but when you’re in pain, it can get exhausting. And once conservative treatment options have been exhausted, people like you often start considering surgery. Surgery sounds like…

Types of Spinal Disc Problems

In a recent post, we shared some information about the effects of dehydration on the back and spine.  Here, we’re going to talk about the types of spinal disc problems you may develop when your water intake isn’t cutting it, or other abnormalities present themselves. The importance of the discs in the spine can’t be…

How Dehydration Affects Your Spine and Back

Water.  It’s the most crucial component of our bodies.  And drinking enough water isn’t just for the sake of keeping your skin looking its best, maintaining your weight or even the health of your internal organs.  Water is necessary for your spine and back, too. How dehydration affects your spine and back is something everyone…

Tips to Prevent Tech Neck Pain

If you’re not sure what “tech neck” is, we’re surprised because it’s quite a recent phenomenon. Tech neck is what happens to people who are on their mobile devices for hours every day.  And no, we’re not exaggeration.   In 2018, mobile users spent 3 hours, 35 minutes per day on their devices and that’s expected…