Stress fractures affect many people of all ages, but they are particularly prevalent in young athletes who are not fully grown and lack the proper training to participate in a competitive sport. Even [...]
August 24, 2022
Cervical Disc Degeneration and Neck Pain
Having a degenerative disc is very painful. But decades of bending, lifting and twisting can take its toll on your body, especially your neck. Eighty-percent of people suffer from neck pain at some po[...]
August 3, 2022
Ways to Treat Sciatica Without Surgery
Sciatica references the pain that travels along the sciatic nerve, which extends from your lower back through your buttocks and hips, and then down each leg. This condition usually only affects one si[...]
July 26, 2022
MEDIAL BRANCH BLOCK
Do you know what a medial branch block is?
A medial branch block is a treatment we perform at Summit Spine and Joint Centers to help with pain that has developed due to a damaged or inflamed facet joi[...]
July 25, 2022
Treatment Options For ACL Injuries
ACL stands for anterior cruciate ligament. This is one of the critical ligaments responsible for stabilizing your knee joint. When you experience an injury to your ACL, this is a tear or sprain of tha[...]
July 13, 2022
How to Tell Acute Pain From Chronic Pain
Pain is the way your body can signal that something has happened or that something may be wrong. When that pain happens rapidly and then starts to go away once the source is removed, that is called ac[...]
May 23, 2022
What is Diabetic Neuropathy?
Diabetic neuropathy is a kind of nerve damage you may experience if you suffer from diabetes. High glucose (blood sugar) levels can damage nerves throughout your body, but most often those in the legs[...]
April 27, 2022
What is “Text Neck” and How Can You Prevent It?
So-called “text neck” is a very common affliction affecting people who text on a phone or other device frequently. This condition is a result of the constant growth in the mobile user population, [...]
March 16, 2022
What is a Slipped Disk?
Most common in older adults, a slipped disk, also known as a herniated disc, is when the rubbery cushions (called discs) located between the vertebrae in your spine become displaced. Spinal disks have[...]
January 27, 2022
Sleep Posture for a Healthy Spine
Sleep is a time of restoration. Your body is hard at work repairing and rejuvenating while you’re asleep. However, because you lose conscious control over your body when catching ZZZs, it’s easy t[...]