Category Archives: Spinal Disorders

Degenerative Disc Disease TX

Spinal Disc 101

Most of us know our spine is made up of a stacking of sorts with alternating vertebrae and spinal discs. It is the discs that cause many of the issues we have with back pain. So how much do you know about these little gel-filled items? Let’s have a little session on them — Spinal […]


Spondylolisthesis TX

What is Spondylolisthesis?

Spondylolisthesis is a hard word to spell, and it’s hard to see why this condition of the spine could happen. The term is a condition where one of the bones of the spine is displaced. When the vertebra slips out of its normal location onto the bone beneath it, the odds are it will compress […]


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Spinal Arthritis

Rheumatoid arthritis is an autoimmune disease where the body attacks its healthy cells and tissues. In disorder, the membranes around the joints become inflamed and release enzymes that cause the surrounding cartilage and bone to wear away. It’s estimated that around 2.1 million Americans have rheumatoid arthritis. It occurs in all racial and ethnic groups […]


Dealing with Degenerative Disc Disease

The discs of our spine are finicky. As we age, they tend to bulge and sometimes herniate, causing back pain. This impacts the lives of millions of Americans. In fact, up to 80 percent of the U.S. population over age 55 is thought to have bulging spinal discs to some degree. These changes in the […]


Another Fact of Aging — Spinal Stenosis

With the passing years may come wisdom, but it also brings some degenerative issues, even with your spine. Degenerative changes in the spine — a collapsed disc, bone spurs, or cysts — can cause the spinal canal to narrow. This tightening may lead to pinching of the spinal cord, which then leads to problems with […]


That Pain in the Neck

There are lots of things that could be deemed a “pain in the neck:” your boss, a two-year old throwing a tantrum, your mother-in-law, your neighbor’s yippy dog. But a real pain in the neck is worse than any of those things. It can limit your head movement, your ability to exercise, even your overall […]


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