Low Back Pain Blog Posts

Is My Pain Sciatica or Something Else?

Sciatica Pain
Sciatica is often experienced as a shooting, searing pain that radiates down the leg—but other conditions can be experienced this way too. Learn what conditions could be masquerading as sciatica pain and how your doctor might make a differential diagnosis.

6 Overlooked Remedies for Lower Back Pain Relief

Releasing endorphins, getting a good night's sleep, and other simple tips can help make living with low back more bearable. Here are 6 easy to implement remedies that are often overlooked.

Ankylosing Spondylitis Video Wins Another Award

Our ankylosing spondylitis video is being recognized as an excellent resource to explain the development of this condition. Read about our latest award.

How to Get Sciatica Pain Relief Through Exercise

Wall Hamstring Stretch
Sciatica is a general term used to refer to the symptoms caused by compression or irritation of nerves that make up the sciatic nerve. Contrary to what many believe, exercise is actually more healing for sciatica than bed rest.

The Basics of Back Pain and Spinal Anatomy

Whether you have pain in the upper, middle, or lower part of your back, knowing the anatomical structures of the spine can help you understand your treatment options.

Figuring Out Your True Back Pain Diagnosis

You may be asking yourself or others about the most sure-fire ways to treat certain back conditions, and what to expect after a particular treatment. However, the oft-overlooked first step is getting an accurate diagnosis (which is harder than it sounds).

11 Ways to Indulge Your Spine

Your spine is an intricate, important part of your body. Ensure you are doing everything you can to maintain or improve its health with these 11 ideas to help you indulge your spine.

Myths about Back and Neck Pain

There are lots of misconceptions about back and neck pain. Let's debunk some of the most common myths about back pain, neck pain, and their treatment.

Getting to the Bottom of Low Back Pain

As a low back pain patient, it is important to stay informed and understand your diagnosis and treatment options.

What Is Your Back Muscle Spasm Telling You?

Muscle spasms in your back may be a sign that your body is trying to tell you something. Learn how to listen to and treat these painful messages from your muscles.