Back Pain and Neck Pain Blog

Pre-Surgical Psychological Screenings: The Psychology of Pain Blog Series 2

In the 2nd installment of our psychology of chronic pain blog series, Dr. Deardorff elaborates on the type of patient that should seek a pre-surgical psychological screening.

How your Walking Posture Affects your Sciatic Nerve

The way you hold your body when you walk and stand determines the route of the sciatic nerve. Follow these walking tips to avoid sciatic pain caused by your posture.

The Connection Between Pain and the Brain: The Psychology of Pain Blog Series 1

Our first installment in our psychology of chronic pain blog series with Dr. Deardorff explains his interest in the mind-body connection.

Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion Video Wins Silver Telly Award

Our animated anterior cervical discectomy and fusion (ACDF) video has won top honors at the 2015 Telly Awards. Get an overview of what this procedure typically includes in this video walkthrough.

Reader Roundup: 8 Things Our Readers Wish They Considered Before Spine Surgery

We asked our readers to comment on what they wished they knew before spine surgery. Here are 8 of our most popular answers.

Herniated Disc Video Wins Several 2015 Bronze Telly Awards

Herniated discs occur when discs degenerate and irritate the spinal cord and nerve roots. Our new video helps you understand this process more in depth.

June is Scoliosis Awareness Month

An estimated 7 million people in the United States have some form of scoliosis, a side-to-side curve of the spine. It affects people of all races, ages and socioeconomic classes.

11 Spine Surgery Tips from our Readers' Surgeons

Our readers share their favorite tips about preparing for and recovering from spine surgery from their surgeons.

Is Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery ever an Option?

If you think you may need spine surgery, look on the bright side: Some spine surgeries provide tremendous relief while being minimally invasive.

21 Ways to be a Savvy Chiropractic Patient

Chiropractors can be excellent partners to help you get back on the road to spine health.