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Monthly Archives: July 2018

What is Cauda Equina Syndrome

A recent article in Spine-Health discussed an emergency medical condition called cauda equina syndrome. The condition normally requires “urgent surgical intervention.” If the condition is not treated quickly, patients can suffer: Paralysis Loss of bladder or bowel control Problems walking … Continue reading

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Medial Branch Block

What Are Medial Branch Blocks? A medial branch block procedure is mainly diagnostic. If the procedure works (it gives the patient relief from pain) that it lets the doctor know what region caused the pain. It may let the doctor … Continue reading

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How Staying Active May Help with Neck Pain Management

Exercise helps the neck in three different ways. A recent article in Spine-Health suggests that exercise can help with pain management. The first step though is to review your pain doctor whether you should participate in an exercise program. Some … Continue reading

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