If you suffer from back or neck pain, you know it’s no joke. Artificial disc replacement can get you mobile and active again with minimal pain or discomfort.
Whether it’s that first grey hair or needing to throw on some reading glasses, there are a few things as we get older that just kind of seem, well, inevitable. But can the same be said for back pain?
Julie Yater loves to keep moving. She and her family scuba dive; she runs and plays tennis. It’s safe to say the 49-year-old teacher, cheerleading coach and mother of two leads an active, busy life.
If you have chronic back or spine pain, you may be hesitant to seek care out of fear that surgery will be the first and only option suggested. It’s a common concern, says Christina Nguyen,
If it seems like your back is always hurting, you probably are eager to find some relief. But if you don’t feel comfortable making a visit to your doctor just yet, you might feel more
You heard it a million times growing up: “Stand up straight!” “Quit slouching!” “Watch your posture!” Sure, as teenagers we may have rolled our eyes at those statements. But poor posture may now be to
We’ve all heard the phrase “No pain, no gain,” but when it comes to exercising, that approach is not a good one to live a healthy, active life. Don’t: Keep Going if You Have
Debra Hardy, a teacher with three decades of experience, loves to share a passion for science with her students. The 60-year-old resident of Krum leads her students through hands-on experiments, helping concepts come to life
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Center for Health Statistics, one in four Americans may experience pain in any given month, and one in 10 say pain has lasted more than
“Family is very important to me,” explains George Humphrey, a 60-year-old grandfather from McKinney. “God and family — that’s my life.” That life had the potential to look very different for Humphrey and his family