Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Exercise after disc surgery for sciatic nerve pain

For Dr. Gomez

Lower back surgery to relieve pain along the sciatic nerve caused by a herniated disc is becoming more common with minimally invasive microdiscectomy. With the shorter recovery, less pain and increased success rates, the recommendations for post-surgery recovery have changed, particularly with regard to exercise. (published site)

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

10 steps to improve sleep quality that may reduce back pain

for D
If you ever wondered if your back pain is keeping you from sleeping well, or whether your trouble sleeping is making your back ache, you are probably right.
While there isn’t a lot of solid research data to say that sleep problems and back pain are linked, many experts do believe that people with sleep problems experience more back pain. (published site)

Sunday, May 6, 2018

Joint replacement can reduce pain and help you move better

For Healthcare Associates of Texas

If your knee or hip pain has gotten so severe that you can’t get up and down stairs or get out bed, and you’ve tried all the things your doctor has recommended, it may be time for you and your doctor to discuss joint replacement. (published site)