Back Pain and Neck Pain Blog

How to Improve your Chance of Having a Successful Spine Fusion Surgery

As a spine fusion patient, you play an active role in ensuring your fusion is a success. Learn what you can do to create a favorable chance for a successful spine fusion.

When Do Epidural Steroid Injections Work for Back Pain?

Epidural steroid injections are most often used to help treat the pain associated with sciatica. Our readers share the many different experiences they have had with this treatment.

3 Tips on How to Find a Great Spine Surgeon

Finding the right surgeon to perform your surgery is critical. To find a great surgeon, check out the many resources and articles we've written on the subject.

9 Quick Back Pain Tips for Airplane Rides

Looking forward to that much anticipated summer vacation but worried about dealing with chronic lower back pain, especially on a long flight? These 9 tips will help.

10 Tips to Prevent Neck Pain

While neck pain can be caused by conditions such as a herniated disc or cervical stenosis, it may also be the result of small injuries to the muscles, tendons, and ligaments of the cervical spine. Follow these 10 tips to protect your neck from the daily strains and injuries you're most susceptible to.

Ankylosing Spondylitis Video Awarded a 2015 Digital Health Award

Veritas Health has been awarded a 2015 Digital Health Award in the Consumer Video Division for its new Ankylosing Spondylitis video.

Chronic Pain on the Brain: Mapping Pain with MRIs

People who live with chronic pain can feel frustrated because there is no way to scientifically quantify their pain responses. However, a recent analysis of MRI scans of people in chronic pain show that there may be a way to map pain in the brain.

The Top 4 Beginning Yoga Poses for Scoliosis Sufferers

Even those living with scoliosis can benefit from practicing yoga. Learn which beginning yoga poses can help you strengthen your core, decrease your pain, and focus on your breathing.

Medication Choices to Help You Quit Smoking

Not only is smoking bad for your health, it is also closely related to chronic pain. But there are medication options available to help you quit. Learn more about one of them.

Spine Fusion Patient Is Thankful for New Life after Surgery

Rafael Rodriguez credits his successful fusion surgery with finding the right surgeon, his titanium implant, and having the right attitude.