Spine Pain Tag

The State of Illinois Health Facilities and Services Review Board approved Barrington Pain and Spine Institute’s (BPSI) Certificate of Need application to add orthopedic and podiatric surgery services to its current offerings in the specialties of Interventional Pain Management and Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery. The...

Many individuals suffer from low back pain, but only a few can source the cause of their pain to time spent in outer space. Astronauts who spend prolonged periods of time in space often return to Earth suffering from low back pain and an increased...

Being diagnosed with a condition or disorder can be overwhelming but once your physician or specialist delivers the news that surgery should be considered as an option, it can be frustrating, overwhelming, and scary at the same time. Although spinal surgery is a big decision,...

The term arthritis comes from the Greek word “arthros” which means the joint and its attachments. The -it is at the end of the word is used medically to signify inflammation. The term "osteo” means bone and osteoarthritis typically affects weight-bearing joints. In the United...

We all experience pain to different degrees, but a new study of adult patients at the Pain Management Center of Loyola University suggests that there is a distinct difference between how men and women experience pain, with women being more likely to seek treatment for...

Spinal Stenosis is a condition in which the spinal column narrows causing pressure on the spinal cord, or the spinal nerves leaving the spinal column are pinched by narrow openings. This can affect the back, legs, arms, neck or buttocks. Causes of spinal stenosis may...