Could My Arm or Leg Pain be from a Pinched Nerve?
Unexplained arm or leg pain can seriously impede your daily activities and comfort. When your arm or leg experiences numbness, pain, tingling, loss of sensation or reflexes or weakness, the culprit is likely a neurological problem rather than… Continue reading
Summer Sports and Concussion Risks
Concussion injuries in college and professional sports have gained wide attention in recent seasons, raising awareness for these TBIs and their risk to athletes. But football is not the only sport that poses a risk for these injuries. Many… Continue reading
Do Women Have More Neck Pain?
We may joke about something or someone being a “pain in the neck,” but when you suffer real neck pain, it isn’t a laughing matter. Neither is the fact that women have more neck pain than men –… Continue reading
Could My Lower Back Pain Be from Bone Spurs?
Bone spurs are a common cause of back pain, especially in patients over 60 with significant deterioration of the spine. Because these bony projections form on your vertebrae, they can press on nerves and cause pain in the… Continue reading
Get a Second Opinion Before Spine Surgery in 2023
Many residents in and around Reno, NV may be looking forward to spine surgery in the New Year. While not something to avoid if it is necessary to relive neck or back pain or problems with mobility, you… Continue reading
How to Speed Recovery After Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
Recovering from any type of surgery can be challenging, especially when it has to do with your back and spine. Patients who undergo minimally invasive spine surgery can recover faster than other types of surgery. Focusing on a… Continue reading
Remote Workers Can Suffer Increased Risk for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
The recent COVID-19 pandemic caused many businesses to shift employees from offices to working at home. A significant number of these workers continue to work from home due to a variety of factors. Indeed, many individuals developed digital… Continue reading
Is Your Back Pain Worse When You Stand?
Worsening back pain when you stand and your spine bears your total body weight could be indicative of a serious problem. Most people have back pain from time to time, typically from overexertion. But when the pain is… Continue reading
Does Movement Make Your Back Pain Worse?
Any type of back pain can slow you down, but when persistent back pain becomes worse as you stand, bend or twist, this can significantly prevent normal day-to-day activities, much less any work tasks or other active pursuits.… Continue reading
How to Prevent Tech Neck
You may or may not have heard of “tech neck,” also sometimes called “text neck” because it is a frequent complaint of teens that spend hours hunched over their phones. Adults can get tech neck, too, from hours… Continue reading