Lower back and neck pain are common problems, especially for older individuals, those who are overweight, and those who perform a lot of lifting either on the job or when exercising. However, if you experience pain on one side of your body, sharp pain in one part of a leg, hip, or buttocks, pain when
When it comes to treating painful conditions – especially conditions affecting the spine – invasive surgery should be a last resort. That’s because any surgical procedure, no matter how minimal it is, carries certain risks, including: A possible adverse reaction to the anesthetic Unexpected blood loss during the procedure Localized infections Potential damage to surrounding
Your spine is a complex and remarkable marvel of nature. It’s your body’s central support system, connecting different parts of your musculoskeletal system and providing you with the flexibility to sit, stand, walk, twist, and bend. Yet, as efficient and durable as it is, your spine is nonetheless vulnerable to injury and conditions that cause
There are few things more painful than a herniated spinal disc. So painful, in fact, that it can have a significantly negative impact on one’s quality of life. When a disc ruptures or is herniated, its gel-like, inner substance can protrude and leak into the area surrounding the disc and, thus, aggravate the spinal nerves.
Since it was first introduced in the 1980s, oxygen-ozone injection therapy for herniated discs has been gaining popularity as an effective, non-surgical solution to an age-old medical problem. Clinical research shows that up to 80% of patients who undergo ozone herniated disc treatment have significantly reduced symptoms. Just as importantly, these patients experienced no significant