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Back Pain Due to Osteoporosis

By |2017-09-29T13:27:11-07:00February 27th, 2014|Categories: Inside Nevada Pain|Tags: , , , , |

Osteoporosis, a degenerative disease of the bones, can cause many health issues. Since this condition leads to brittle bones, the risks of fracturing bones are greater, especially those in the spine or hips. According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, half of all women and a quarter of all [...]

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Is Surgery or Non-Invasive Treatments Better for Herniated Discs?

By |2014-01-28T22:18:38-07:00February 19th, 2014|Categories: Inside Nevada Pain|Tags: , , |

Imagine a jelly donut. In many ways, the flattish oval you have in mind is similar to the intervertebral discs that make up your spine. There is a solid outer layer that is filled with a soft, jellylike material in the center. These discs help cushion the bones of the [...]

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Most Common Treatments for Low Back Pain

By |2016-11-03T08:38:38-07:00February 17th, 2014|Categories: Inside Nevada Pain|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Low back pain can run the gamut from merely annoying to chronic, debilitating pain. While the National Institutes of Health estimates that eight out of ten people will suffer from back pain at some point in their lives, the reality is that many of these cases will be acute episodes [...]

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How Can Osteoarthritis Cause Back Pain?

By |2016-11-03T08:38:41-07:00February 14th, 2014|Categories: Inside Nevada Pain|Tags: , , , , |

The lumbar, or lower, region of the back is a common location to experience osteoarthritis. This is a disease that causes the cushioning tissues, or cartilage, on top of the bones to degenerate over time. It can cause pain and swelling in the affected areas. Osteoarthritis of the spine specifically [...]

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Day of Women’s Health Spotlight on Fibromyalgia Pain

By |2018-12-18T15:17:19-07:00February 12th, 2014|Categories: Inside Nevada Pain|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Approximately 100 million people in the U.S. suffer from chronic pain, with women disproportionately affected by it as compared to men. According to an article on The Wall Street Journal, the "prevalence of any chronic pain condition was 45% among women, versus 31% among men." Women are more likely to suffer [...]

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