Back Pain Problems in Beverly Hills, CA
What is Sciatica and What Treatments are Available

Sciatica is a term used to describe pain originating from the lower back that travels to the buttock and legs via the sciatic nerve. Starting at the lower end of the spinal cord and continuing along the back of the […]

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Managing Fibromyalgia
Understanding Fibromyalgia: Symptoms, Causes, and Treatments

Unlike other common diseases, fibromyalgia is a collection of symptoms that suggests the presence of a specific syndrome. Women are 10 times more likely to experience its effects than men, and most fibromyalgia patients are between the ages of 25 […]

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How to Reduce the Risk of Back Injuries
How to Avoid Back Injury When Lifting

People, by nature, often bend over and reach to pick up an item causing the muscles that support the spine to carry the workload. Unfortunately, this inefficient method of lifting oftentimes results in back injury and pain. Back injuries, in […]

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The Connection Between Diet and Back Pain
Does Diet Affect Back Pain

While most people come to us seeking motion-preserving spine treatment for spinal pain and discomfort, many clients are surprised by some relatively common causes of back pain. Although people of all ages and activity levels experience back discomfort resulting from […]

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Signs and Symptoms of a Herniated Disc
How Do I Know If I Herniated a Disc

Herniated discs can be caused from a variety of reasons including improperly lifting a heavy object, trauma to the spinal column, and degenerative processes. Although general back pain is caused by a wide variety of factors, spine surgeons note that […]

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BMI and Spine Pain
Can BMI be a Predictor of Spine Conditions

A study published in Spine magazine supports previous data by Australian researchers suggesting that a high BMI (body mass index) may be an indicator of future spine conditions. Normal weight BMI is 18.5 to 24.9. A BMI ranging from 25 […]

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Staph Infection After Back Surgery
The Difference Between Inflammatory and Mechanical Back Pain

Most people experience some type of lumbar discomfort during their lives. In fact, back pain is often the most common reason that individuals seek medical assistance and miss work. The problems that patients often experience tend to stem from either […]

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Upper Back Pain Remedies
How to Resolve Upper Back Pain

Upper back pain is usually caused by an injury to the area, but it also can occur as a result of bad posture, poor body mechanics when lifting and degenerative disc disease. Finding relief for discomfort can be achieved by […]

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Low Back Pain Treatments for Athletes
Treatment Options for Low Back Pain in Athletes

Many athletes experience low back pain that results from blunt force trauma, soreness from overexertion, and strains that stem from improper conditioning. Most discomfort in the lumbar spine is resolved within a few days to a few weeks and can […]

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