Degenerative disc disease: 11 things everyone should know

Disc degeneration: Part of aging process Degenerative disc disease is a somewhat deceptive term because it is not really a disease and it is frequently used interchangeably with “bulging disc”.  This common problem of the spinal discs is absolutely not a Continue reading Degenerative disc disease: 11 things everyone should know

Read about the risks of spine surgery because your doctor might not tell you

Neck and Back surgery Spine surgery – Laminectomy, discectomy, spinal decompression, spinal fusion, spinal stenosis surgery, herniated disc surgery  The position of this website is not to be against back surgery.  In fact, the Dr. Lumbago website hopes that all Continue reading Read about the risks of spine surgery because your doctor might not tell you

Eliminate back pain by understanding these 7 back pain causes

Why do I have so much lower back pain and sciatica? What causes lower back pain? The spine is an intricate and complex supporting structure composed of bones, muscles, ligaments, tendons and discs. The discs are cartilage-like pads found between Continue reading Eliminate back pain by understanding these 7 back pain causes

Here is a method people with a herniated disc are using for back pain relief

What is a herniated disc?  Disc herniation or bulged disc Ruptured disc or herniated disc – what is the difference?  The freely moveable bones (vertebrae) that make up the backbone (spinal column) are separated and cushioned by small flat pieces Continue reading Here is a method people with a herniated disc are using for back pain relief