Back Pain Patient Guides

Patients Guide to Non-Fusion, Motion Preserving Treatment for Lumbar Spinal Stenosis

Learn more about the first and only motion preserving minimally invasive treatment for moderate to severe spinal stenosis post decompression.

A Patient Guide to Bone Growth Stimulation

This Guide introduces you to bone growth stimulation (BGS) as a therapy after spinal fusion. Your surgeon can prescribe BGS for your use as a supplemental treatment after a cervical (neck) or lumbar (low back) spine surgery that includes a fusion procedure or, as a non-surgical treatment of failed fusion.

Patient Guide to Sacroiliac Joint Problems

Could an SI joint problem cause your low back pain? Lower back pain can be caused by many disorders including degenerative disc disease, osteoarthritis, trauma, pregnancy, childbirth, hip problems, and the sacroiliac joint.

Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery

This spine surgery is minimally invasive because surgery is performed through one or more small incisions or punctures through which tubular retractors or an endoscope is inserted. MIS helps to reduce the risk of infection and decrease pain, facilitates faster recovery, and improves back muscle function.

Patient Guide to Healthy Living with Rheumatoid Arthritis

We've put together this Patients' Guide to help you make healthy lifestyle choices every day as you take care of your rheumatoid arthritis. We cover diet, exercise, and stress management.

Spinal Fractures & Kyphoplasty

Age-related bone loss occurs silently and without warning. Your bones may not feel weaker, but back pain or a change in posture may indicate that bone loss has occurred.

A Patient Guide To Spinal Tumors

The purpose of the Spinal Tumor Patient Guide is to provide patients, their family members and care givers information that is easy to understand. Here you will learn about spinal tumors, how and where they develop, the diagnostic process, and treatment.

Patient Guide to Taking Control of Lower Back Pain

Beginning of a 6-part doctor-reviewed series on taking control of your lower back pain.