Vehicle Accident Victims Need a Long-Term Outlook

While there are a number of injuries that can result from a vehicle accident, a few principles should guide the patient. First, don’t dismiss those nagging aches and pains. Vehicle accidents, while their numbers have been falling over the past few decades, are still a common cause of neck and back injuries as well as a…

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Cycling and Back Pain Don’t Have to Ride in Tandem

Even when technique and equipment are chosen carefully, cyclists are prone to low-back pain. But it’s not inevitable. Cycling works the legs, of course. We’ve all seen videos of those muscular legs working their way up some mountain in France. But it’s the hip flexors that are responsible for drawing the muscles up toward the…

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Options for Effectively Treating a Painful Bone Spur

When a Bone Spur Feels Like a Dagger The most common cause of bone spurs results from the body adding new bone near the site of damage from osteoarthritis. Bone spurs are one of our body’s clumsy ways of showing support. You’re getting older. (Who isn’t?) You have osteoarthritis. You have thinning cartilage, joints that don’t…

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