Medicare to cover acupuncture for chronic low back pain
As part of CMS' efforts to address the opioid crisis, the agency announced Jan. 21 that Medicare will cover acupuncture for people with chronic low back pain.
Researcher recommends exercise over painkillers for treating sciatica
When sciatica is more persistent, the best plan of attack is a targeted exercise and education program.
What to know about neck tension
Neck tension refers to neck pain that develops when the muscles in the neck cannot relax, which can lead to soreness, muscle spasms, and headaches. It has numerous possible causes, ranging from joint problems to inflamed nerves.
3 easy deskside stretches to keep muscle pain at bay
If you're not taking regular breaks to move around during your workday, your muscles may rebel after being scrunched in your desk chair hour after hour.
Reasons for Revision Spine Surgery
Revision spine surgery may be deemed necessary by your doctor (or you) if you still have symptoms after the first procedure, or if you have new symptoms. But how do you know if you really need that 2nd back surgery? Check this list to start your research.