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Archive for the ‘Back Pain’ Category

[Video] Sciatica with Dr. Keshmiri

December 6th, 2021 by Lauren

The doctors at Saratoga Spine are pleased to offer educational resources such as this website, the blog about spine issues, and educational videos. Below is a video in which Dr. Keshmiri disucsses the basics of Sciatica. Watch the video below. Or, if you prefer to read, the transcript is below. Sciatica Overview by Dr. Keshmiri […]

6 Causes of Upper Back Pain

November 19th, 2021 by Lauren

When we talk about back pain we’re often talking about lower back pain. But what about upper back pain? While less common, it does occur. Here are some reasons people may develop upper back pain. Causes of Upper Back Pain Some potential causes of upper back pain are: Injury poor posture Herniated disc Osteoarthritis Compression […]

Does Cold Weather Affect Back Pain?

November 5th, 2021 by Lauren

Have you heard people say, “the cold makes my joints hurt”? Or, “my knees hurt, rain must be coming”? Does weather affect our bodies that much? Let’s take a closer look, can cold weather affect back pain? Causes of Back Pain Before we determine if cold weather can exacerbate back pain we first must understand […]

What Causes Back Pain?

July 30th, 2021 by Lauren

Back pain is pretty common among adults in the United States. But why? What causes back pain? Quick Intro to Spine Anatomy Most of us are aware that we have a backbone running up and down the back of our bodies. Another name for the backbone is the spine. The spine runs from the base […]

Back Pain After Pregnancy

February 26th, 2021 by Lauren

Back pain after pregnancy can be a pain, quite literally. How long will it last? And is there a good way to get rid of it? Let’s take a closer look at postpartum back pain. Why Does My Back Hurt After Pregnancy? There are several reasons your back may hurt after your pregnancy. Many might […]

Facet Joint Pain

February 22nd, 2021 by Lauren

What Is Facet Joint Pain? Facet Joint Pain is a term that describes the part of the spine that is causing the pain. Each bone of the spine (vertebra) is a complex structure that includes a cylindrical-type ‘body’ and facets, which stick out like fingers from the ‘body’. The facets from neighboring vertabrae work together […]

When To See A Doctor for Back Pain

February 5th, 2021 by Lauren

During a pandemic you may be tempted to delay seeing a doctor for your ailments. But, sometimes, being evaluated and/or treated is urgent and shouldn’t be delayed. Here are some tips for knowing when to see a doctor for back pain. Times When You Should See A Doctor For Back Pain After an Accident or […]

Menopause and Back Pain – Are They Related?

January 22nd, 2021 by Lauren

In this article we’ll explore menopause and back pain…and if they’re related. In other words, are women more susceptible to back pain during and after menopause? Menopause and Lower Back Pain Several studies have confirmed that women suffer from more joint and spine pain during the perimenopause and menopause stages of their life. What is […]

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