How Long Should Your Back Hurt After a Discectomy?

Patients often choose to undergo a discectomy to correct areas of their spine that consistently cause pain. However, the relief from the pain is not always immediate as one would like since there can be some pain experienced following the discectomy and throughout the healing process. For that reason, it is extremely important to be […]

Pinched Nerve Causes

Many people have experienced the feeling of a pinched nerve: numbness, weakness, tingling, burning, or hot/cold sensations. But, what is a pinched nerve? And what causes pinched nerves? A pinched nerve results from too much pressure or compression being applied to a nerve by its surrounding tissues. This tissue can be any number of things, […]