How to Prevent Degenerative Disc Disease

Did you know that the primary cause of degenerative disc disease (DDD) is aging? That’s good news. Why? Because it means that many people can prevent the onset of DDD (but not in all cases). You don’t need to take up a new sport or investing in expensive treatments to avoid DDD. It can be […]

Bulged Disc vs. Herniated Disc: What’s the Difference?

One-half of all AmericansĀ suffer from some back pain, which adds up to nearly 300 million days of work missed.
Back pain is a broad term, but in many cases, the cause is the spine, most notably, the discs.

Is There a Recovery Period with Epidural Spinal Injections?

If you are wondering whether there is a recovery period following an epidural spinal injection – the answer is yes.
Epidural spinal injections are non-invasive outpatient procedures, but they still come with some side effects and downtime. Fortunately, the recovery period is short and manageable for the majority of patients and the relief they get from the shot is well worth the process.