All About Back Pain Treatments

Cervical Artificial Disc Replacement Technology: An Overview

Richard D. Guyer, MD, Chairman of the Texas Back Institute Research Foundation spoke with SpineUniverse about cervical artificial discs.Learn More.

What Disorders Do Neurosurgeons Treat?

Neurosurgeons treat many different dieases and conditions affecting the brain, spine, nervous system, and related structures.

What Disorders Do Doctors of Osteopathic Medicine Treat?

Doctors of osteopathic medicine (DO) use a holistic approach in the diagnosis and treatment of patients with back and neck pain.

Low-dose Opioids May Help Patients Confront Chronic Back Pain

Opioids make life easier for countless people who live with debilitating pain.

Alcohol: Pain Killer or Pain Causer?

Research studies have found that moderate use of alcohol does relieve pain, such as back or neck pain for many people.

Questions You Should Ask About Pain and Pain Treatment

Pain isn’t just a symptom; it's also a condition—one that only you truly understand. Questions to help your doctor visualize your pain.

Opioid Pain Relievers

An in-depth description of opioid pain relievers with a view towards new technology.

Drug Therapy Treats Spinal Ankylosing Spondylitis

Patients with ankylosing spondylitis, a type of spinal inflammatory arthritis, may benefit from SIMPONI ARIA® (golimumab); an infusion drug therapy.

Mininally Invasive Spine Surgery: Top 5 Questions Answered

Minimally invasive techniques have changed and improved the way many spine surgeries are performed today.

Antibiotic Prophylactic Treatment For Dental Work

Learn what the experts say about antibiotic prophylactic treatment for dental work for patients with spinal implants.

Neurosurgeon Education and Training

Neurosurgeons are highly educated and specially trained spine specialists. It can take upwards of 8 years after medical school to become a neurosurgeon.

Epidural Injection for Low Back and Leg Pain

Spinal epidural injections place powerful anti-inflammatory medication near or at the pain-provoking nerve area of the spine.

Bone Growth Stimulation is Wearable Therapy After Spinal Fusion

Your body’s ability to heal and repair is particularly important during a spine surgery that involves fusion—joining two or bone spinal bones together.

Tactical Treatments Help Manage Neck and Back Pain

Pain management specialists provide many different treatments, including activity modification, medications, therapeutic injections, physical therapy, and acupuncture.

Epidural Steroid Injections: Are They Useful?

Steroid injections into the lumbar epidural space are frequently used for low back and related radicular leg pains. The question is do they work? A prominent pain management specialist answers that question.
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