Category Archives: Herniated Disc

Pain, or no Pain: Which Half are You in?

A study recently published states that 50% of all working Americans suffer with some type of chronic pain. My question to you is, which half are you in?If you suffer from joint pain, muscle pain, lower back or neck pain, you … Continue reading

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Herniated Disc vs. Bulging Disc

Who Cares What you Call it, It Hurts! You’re having lunch with your co-workers and you tell them about your chronic back pain, and how it’s made your life miserable.  One co-worker says, “Sounds like you have a bulging disc.” … Continue reading

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A Problem in Your Neck could be a Pain in the Head

Your Headache Could be the Effect of Spinal Problems Loud noises, lack of sleep, stress; these are all things that may cause you to experience an awful headache. Yet, other times, something as simple as chewing gum can cause a … Continue reading

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Is it a herniated disc or a bulging disc?

Who cares what you call it, it hurts! You’re having lunch with your co-workers and you tell them about your chronic back pain, and how it’s made your life miserable. One co-worker then says, “Sounds like you have a bulging … Continue reading

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Rest, or Stay Active, What is the Best Advice for Low Back Pain Relief?

When you are suffering from severe low back pain, you’ll get lot’s of advice from friends and co-workers.  Some will tell you to go to bed and rest.  Then other’s will tell you, don’t do that, keep moving because normal … Continue reading

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Putting Your Wallet in the Wrong Pocket can lead to Low Back Pain

Do you carry your wallet in the “sucker pocket?”  According to Judy Artunian of the Chicago Tribune, pickpockets call a man’s back pocket that because it’s the easiest pocket to pick, and the one most likely to contain his wallet.  … Continue reading

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Tiger Woods pulls out of Tournament due to Chronic Back Pain

A bad back can keep you from doing the things you love, and even from being able to work. Chronic back pain can humble anyone, even the number one golfer in the world. Today (March 25) Tiger Woods, age 38, … Continue reading

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Is Your Back Ready to Enjoy Spring & Summer Weather Ahead?

The Old Farmer’s Almanac calls for a drier, slightly warmer spring for the Mile High Region this year. Did this winter’s snow shoveling or a slip or two on the ice cause back pain that will keep you out of … Continue reading

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Sleeping with Lower Back Pain

For many people with lower back pain, getting a good night’s sleep is beyond comprehension.   But getting a good night’s sleep is a great way to let your body take time to heal, and let the natural process of sleep … Continue reading

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DRS Takes You out of “Jeopardy” from Sciatic Nerve Pain

Let’s say you’re playing along with the TV show “Jeopardy,” and the clue is “Sciatic Nerve.” A correct response would be, “The longest nerve in the human body.”  Some of you suffering from Sciatica may have a different answer:  “What … Continue reading

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