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Is My Back Pain Caused by a Pinched Nerve or Degenerated Disc?

Is My Back Pain Caused by a Pinched Nerve or Degenerated Disc?

| October 14, 2014

When back pain is caused by a spinal disc problem, the source of the pain is either from a nerve being irritated by a protruding disc, or it is from the disc space itself. Differentiating between the two can cause confusion among patients, as doctors may use different terms to identify the source of pain. […]

Gentle Yoga Poses Therapeutic For Back Pain

Gentle Yoga Poses Therapeutic For Back Pain

| October 7, 2014

Everyone knows that yoga is good for stretching and relaxing and even spiritual practice, but research is now showing that it can also be good for pain — especially those nagging pains that traditional medicine can’t seem to deal with. Chronic low-back pain is often the bane of doctors, who have few effective treatments for […]

Nutrients For Back Pain

Nutrients For Back Pain

| September 30, 2014

Tips for preventing and managing back pain Back pain is extremely common. Most adults experience at least one episode of back pain in their life. Some people recover fully, however others are left in chronic pain, or recurring pain. This can make day to day activities incredibly painful or impossible, and can be a cause […]

Susan Jolly, MD and Anton Zaryanov, DO Join Center for Spinal Disorders Team!

Susan Jolly, MD and Anton Zaryanov, DO Join Center for Spinal Disorders Team!

| September 24, 2014

From everyone here at the Center for Spinal Disorders, we’d like to warmly welcome the latest additions to our team, Anton Zaryanov, DO and Susan Jolly, MD. Dr. Zaryanov studied Biology and Anatomy at Casper College and Colorado State University before receiving his Masters in Biomedical Sciences from Colorado State University, and later achieving Doctor […]

Is My Lower Back Pain From Sacroiliac Joint Dysfunction?

Is My Lower Back Pain From Sacroiliac Joint Dysfunction?

| September 23, 2014

The causes of lower back pain are often difficult to diagnose. One relatively common cause of lower back pain that seems to be overlooked is sacroiliac joint dysfunction. The sacroiliac joint (also called the SI joint) connects the sacrum – the triangular shaped bone at the bottom of the spine – with the pelvis on […]

Music May Ease Your Chronic Back Pain

Music May Ease Your Chronic Back Pain

| September 16, 2014

Chronic back pain is one of the most common and frustrating conditions that afflicts mankind. Despite the advances in modern medicine over the past 2 centuries, this vexing complaint frustrates both patients and their doctors by its seeming lack of response to multiple interventions. Over the past decade many providers have tried to help these […]

7 Tips To Improve Your Core & Heal Your Back Pain

7 Tips To Improve Your Core & Heal Your Back Pain

| September 9, 2014

If you have back pain, you are not alone. Back pain is common in all age groups and levels of fitness. Maybe you’ve heard that strengthening your core can help alleviate back pain, so you take a Pilates class or you do daily planks. Both are great, but most people only focus on the transversalis […]

How To Ease The Pain Of Sciatica With Yoga

How To Ease The Pain Of Sciatica With Yoga

| September 2, 2014

Up to 40 percent of adults have experienced sciatica pain. Check out this wonderful compilation of Yoga poses that help ease the pain of Sciatica, all coming from a patient who lives with Sciatica. Sciatica is a real pain in the butt — and, sometimes, in the leg and foot. That’s because the sciatic nerves, […]

How to Avoid Back Pain While You Train

How to Avoid Back Pain While You Train

| August 26, 2014

Steer Clear of Back Injuries While You Work Out! Picture it: you’re in the gym, you’re working hard, you’re getting in the heavy weights, and before you know it…. Something hurts. A lot. You reach for your back – because, all of a sudden, it’s super difficult to hold yourself upright – and you put […]

Back Pain Got You Stressed Out, or Does Stress Got Your Back Going Out?

Back Pain Got You Stressed Out, or Does Stress Got Your Back Going Out?

| August 19, 2014

The health and strength of your lower back area is absolutely fundamental to your body’s overall health and strength, as it’s a key support area. Many people fall into the trap of thinking that back pain will only be a problem for us if we don’t take care when we are lifting heavy objects, or […]