In many cases, back pain that persist for long periods of time after a spinal procedure is due to the fact that the surgery did not correct the spinal problem.
Posture can have a detrimental effect on your spinal health. The way your spine is aligned when you sit at your desk, lay in your bed, lift weights, or when you perform any other activities may greatly influence whether or not you will develop back or neck pain.
Short leg syndrome is a condition that is more commonly referred to as leg length discrepancy. People who suffer from SLS have an imbalance in the structure of their lower body, which can alter their posture and lead to leg, foot, hip, knee and back problems.
Referred pain is pain that is triggered in a specific part of the body, but you feel pain elsewhere, rather than at the local site of the triggering point.
When it comes to the spine, certain back and neck problems may cause referred pain to other parts of the body.
Spondylosis and Spondylolisthesis are both spinal conditions that have very similar names but are vastly different conditions. On one hand, Spondylosis is an umbrella term that describes degenerative spine conditions. On the other hand, Spondylolisthesis refers to the process where a vertebra slips out of its place.
Strains and sprains are some of the most common soft tissue injuries that affect the muscles and ligaments, respectively. When a muscle is strained, there is a tear in its tissue that occurs due to over-stretching. It is also known as a pulled back muscle.
Spinal decompression therapy can be defined as a treatment modality that stretches out your spine and reverses the process of spinal compression. There are two main categories of treatment: surgical spinal decompression and nonsurgical spinal decompression. The latter can be performed from the comfort of your own home by using a special orthopaedic device called the Spinal Backrack.