HealthRcovered Facebook fans and forum users often wonder whether their own bone or cadaver bone is better for use in a spinal fusion. We asked one of our Medical Review Board members, and his answer may surprise you.
Pain from degenerative disc disease can be debilitating, but you have options. Exercise, over-the-counter pain medications, lifestyle changes, and surgery are all valid ways to control degenerative disc disease pain.
Sitting too much is a health epidemic in the United States, and it can contribute to spine pain. Trying some of these unconventional solutions such as a stand-up desk, recliner, balance ball, or treadmill desk can go a long way toward improving your overall health.
As Chicago (the home base of HealthRcovered) deals with some chilly weather this week—and other cities also come to terms with the end of summer—an old, unanswered question comes to mind: Do changes in the weather bring on changes in chronic pain?