Spine Articles About Chronic Pain

Life with a Spinal Cord Stimulator

October 12, 2021

Chronic pain — pain that continues for 12 weeks or longer — affects about 20% of the United States population. Chronic pain may make it impossible to carry out ...

What to Expect from Endoscopic Spine Surgery

April 1, 2021

Chronic back pain is one of the top causes of missed work days in the United States. If you’ve struggled with back pain and aren’t getting relief ...

What’s a Facet Joint and Could It Be Causing Your Chronic Neck Pain?

January 3, 2020

More than 20 percent of U.S. adults (about 50 million people) suffer from chronic pain. Neck pain, in particular, is one of the most common types of chronic pain. Neck ...

Is My Chronic Back Pain Normal if I’m Over 50?

May 3, 2019

There’s a joke about aging making the rounds on Facebook. It goes like this: A fun part of your 30s is waking up thinking you’re hungover ...

Chronic pain isn’t fun. I’ve been there.

September 19, 2018

Something happened to me that allowed me to understand my patients on a much deeper level. A couple of years ago, I overexerted myself in ...

Pain vs Weather. Are They Related?

January 20, 2015

One very common statement most practitioners who deal with pain will hear is “my pain is worse with weather changes.”  Some patients swear that the ...