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Can Kids Get Carpal Tunnel?

Can Kids Get Carpal Tunnel?

Although you may find it surprising, it is possible for children to develop carpal tunnel. The primary reason we associate carpal tunnel with adults and particularly adult women is that those two categories are more likely to work in vocations where they perform repetitive movements with their hands and wrists. With that in mind, let’s … Read more

Can Working Out Cause a Pinched Nerve?

Can Working Out Cause a Pinched Nerve?

Working out is often a healthy activity to practice, but one wrong move can put you in a world of hurt. If you finish your workout sesh feeling a sharp or shooting pain in one part of your body, you might be dealing with a pinched nerve. This usually feels worse than the typical muscle … Read more

Prevent Spinal Discs from Worsening Before Surgery

Prevent Spinal Discs from Worsening Before Surgery

Degenerative disc disease is a medical condition in which the discs that separate your vertebrae become too thin to provide the proper cushion for the different bones of your spine. Patients whose spinal discs have only begun to degenerate are unlikely to experience symptoms, but the condition does generally worsen over time resulting in increased … Read more

Back Safety in the Workplace

Back Safety in the Workplace

Whether you are an employer or an employee, it is important to focus on reducing the risk of physical pain at work. Managing back safety in the workplace is essential to preventing chronic pain and other long-term problems. Your local spine surgeon Dr. Yashar wants you to get familiar with the common causes of back … Read more

Diet Tips for Spinal Health

Diet Tips for Spinal Health

The old adage “you are what you eat” may not be literal, but there’s a lot to be said for the importance of diet. And with diet tips for spinal health, you can boost your prospects. Every year dedicated scientists further our understanding of the intersection of diet and various aspects of our long-term health. … Read more

Causes of Failed Back Surgery

Causes of Failed Back Surgery

The only way to eliminate severe chronic back pain is through a surgical procedure. While physical therapy and other recovery methods can help strengthen your back and relieve pain, surgery can provide a more permanent fix. However, the risk of failed back surgery syndrome still exists. So let’s look at the causes of failed back … Read more

What Is Sitting Disease?

What Is Sitting Disease?

Modern society is built on a sedentary lifestyle. The average adult in the United States sits almost seven hours per day. The average teen spends even more time in a seated position. Unfortunately, scientific research demonstrates that this lifestyle is actively harmful to the human body. None of our major systems was designed to be … Read more

Can Osteoarthritis Be Reversed?

Can Osteoarthritis Be Reversed?

A painful chronic condition, osteoarthritis breaks down the cartilage that exists between the bones and joints in the body. The longer this condition persists, the more you may feel swelling and stiffness in the area affected by cartilage breakdown. While this is something that eventually progresses and gets worse, the pain can be slowed down … Read more

When is Back Pain Serious?

When is Back Pain Serious?

Everyone gets back pain from time to time. You might cramp your muscle if you lift something too heavy. You might feel sore after standing all day. Or, you might have a serious spine injury that needs to be addressed ASAP. Back pain comes in many shapes and forms, so it’s more important to ever … Read more

Do I Need Physical Therapy with a Herniated Disc?

Do I Need Physical Therapy with a Herniated Disc?

Herniated discs can present with a range of symptoms. In fact, some people don’t even know they have one. That being said, the condition can also be incredibly painful in some cases, and treatment is an important part of giving those patients their lives back. Typically, pain management and physical therapy are enough to relieve … Read more

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