Tag Archives: serious back pain

We’ve Got Your Back: Tips for a Healthier Spine

This week is National Bone and Joint Health Awareness Week, and there’s no time like the present to take stock of your orthopedic health. 48% of the United States’ population over the age of eighteen is affected by musculoskeletal conditions — conditions of the bones and joints. Bone and joint conditions are some of the […]

Back Pain Sufferers May Want to Skip the MRI

U.S. researchers are claiming that patients who receive steroid injections for back pain may not need the significantly expensive MRI scan before treatment. Steroid injects are one of the most common treatments for serious back pain, but at around $1,500 they may be an unnecessary cost in cash-strapped economic times. This study, which comes from […]