Blog Articles

What Are the Most Common Spine Issues?

Spine issues are all-too-common, and unfortunately, they can contribute to chronic back and neck pain, reduced mobility, and limited functionality. In this blog, we explore a few of the most common spine issues and how we treat them.

Aug 7th, 2022
How to Manage Sacroiliac Joint Dysfunction

Sacroiliac joint dysfunction can contribute to pain in your lower back, hip, and buttocks. Not surprisingly, this condition can make it hard to sit, work, or even relax at home. Read on to learn tips for managing sacroiliac joint dysfunction.

Jun 1st, 2022
How to Prevent Common Running Injuries

Running can be a great exercise to help you lose weight, support your mental wellness, and promote good cardiovascular health. Yet, it can also be a source of injury. In this article, we share our top tips for preventing injuries.

May 1st, 2022
Understanding Vulvodynia: Signs and Treatments

Although it’s not often discussed, vulvodynia is a common source of pelvic pain that affects 14 million women. But how do you know if you’re one of those women? Read on to learn the signs and treatments for this condition.

Apr 5th, 2022
5 Important Facts About Tendinitis

Whether you know it as a golfer's elbow or swimmer’s shoulder, tendinitis causes pain and inflammation. In this blog, we cover five important facts about tendonitis, including how it’s treated.

Mar 3rd, 2022
Signs You Have Sciatica

Back pain is one of the leading causes of missed workdays, and sciatica is just one of the many reasons back pain occurs. But how do you know your back pain is related to sciatica? Here are the four telltale signs you have sciatica.

Feb 1st, 2022
Recognizing the Different Stages of a Migraine

While migraines are notorious for causing throbbing headaches, a migraine attack progresses in four stages δΈ€ and headache is just one of them. Read on to learn how to recognize each phase and why it matters.

Jan 6th, 2022
How Stem Cells Promote Healing

You might have heard about stem cells, but what are they and how do they promote healing? In this blog, we explain the special ability these cells have and how they encourage healing responses in your body.

Dec 8th, 2021
What is PRP and How Does it Help?

More and more people are turning to platelet-rich plasma (PRP) injections to support healing, but what exactly is PRP? Continue reading to learn more about this regenerate therapy and how it can help you.

Oct 8th, 2021
Is Radiofrequency Ablation Right for Me?

Are you exploring your options for treating chronic pain? Radiofrequency ablation is a minimally invasive procedure that reduces pain by blocking nerve signals, but is it right for you? Find out in this blog.

Sep 6th, 2021
2 Types of Spinal Stenosis

There are many causes of neck and back pain, and spinal stenosis is one of them. Spinal stenosis is a narrowing of the spinal canal, which can cause pain. Read on to learn about the two types of spinal stenosis and how they’re treated.

Aug 12th, 2021
4 Telltale Signs of Knee Pain

Is your knee swollen, locked up, or noisy? You might be tempted to brush off knee popping or a swollen knee, but these could be signs of painful knee conditions. In this blog, we explore the four telltale signs of knee conditions that cause pain.

Jul 7th, 2021
3 Causes of Hip Pain

Arthritis is a common cause of hip pain, but is it the cause of your pain? In this article, we explore three common causes of hip pain and which treatments are available at International Spine, Pain & Performance Center.

May 9th, 2021
Assessing Your Risks for Compression Fractures

Did you know that osteoporosis is the leading cause (but not the only one) of compression fractures? In this blog, we explore your risk factors for compression fractures as well as how they’re treated.

Apr 1st, 2021
How Nutrition Can Enhance Your Sports Performance

You’re practicing more, trying to make gains in your sport, but are you focused on your nutrition? Find out how your diet can improve your endurance and strength -- and how we can help you take your nutrition to the next level.

Mar 2nd, 2021
Which Fluoroscopically Guided Procedure Is Right for You?

Are moving x-rays real? Yes! Fluoroscopically-guided procedures provide real-time moving x-ray images. Fluoroscopically-guided procedures are useful in many fields, including orthopedics. Read to learn which of our procedures may be right for you.

Jan 1st, 2021
Understand Labral Tears

Your labrum is a ring of cartilage that stabilizes your hip joint. Like the cartilage in your knee or shoulder, it can tear. Read on to learn more about the causes, symptoms, and treatments for labral tears.

Dec 1st, 2020
8 Conditions That Improve With Physical Therapy

Is physical therapy right for you? Physical therapy can improve common sports injuries, but that’s not all PT can do. Keep reading to explore eight conditions that improve with physical therapy.

Nov 1st, 2020
Common Signs of a Concussion

Concussions are a type of traumatic brain injury, and unfortunately, they are a common sports injury. Keep reading to learn how to spot the signs of a concussion and how we can help you find relief.

Oct 1st, 2020
6 Treatments for Lasting Back Pain

If your back pain lingers for weeks, you might benefit from the guidance of a pain management specialist. We offer a variety of treatments for lasting back pain. Keep reading to find out which treatment might be right for you.

Sep 9th, 2020
Effective Treatments for Spondylolisthesis

If you’ve been diagnosed with spondylolisthesis, you probably experience a great deal of back pain. The good news is, spondylolisthesis can be treated with both conservative and surgical therapies. Keep reading for the most effective treatment options.

Aug 10th, 2020
What Can I Do About Bursitis Pain?

Is your knee or shoulder swollen and tender? There are many reasons why your joints might hurt, and bursitis is one of them. Keep reading to find out what bursitis is and how to treat it.

Jul 7th, 2020
Straighten Up With Kyphoplasty

Back pain keeping you from living your best life? Kyphoplasty might be the solution for you. Continue reading to learn more about this minimally-invasive procedure that'll help you stand tall once again.

Feb 1st, 2020
Spotting the Warning Signs of a Herniated Disc

Are you living with back pain? Does it radiate or tingle down your arms or legs? These are just a few signs of a herniated disc. Learn more about this common condition so you can find relief fast.

Jan 1st, 2020
Is Spinal Stenosis Causing Your Chronic Back Pain?

Does back pain make it hard to get out of bed each day, or to perform daily tasks with ease? If you’re getting older, spinal stenosis could be the cause of your chronic back pain. Learn about this condition and effective treatments to relieve pain.

Dec 1st, 2019
Don't Ignore Chronic Pelvic Pain

If you experience chronic pelvic pain, which is persistent pain below your belly button, you should speak to the doctors at International Spine Pain & Performance Center right away to find out the cause and get treatment.

Nov 1st, 2019
When Should You Consider Epidural Steroid Injections?

Epidurals aren’t just for women about to give birth - epidural steroid injections deliver a strong anti-inflammatory medication directly into your spine in order to combat back pain. Find out if you might be a candidate for it.

Oct 1st, 2019
Getting Active Again After an Injury

Getting injured can put a dent in your activities. If you’re in the process of recovering after an injury, learn more about how and when to re-enter the world of exercise, sports, and physical activity.

Sep 1st, 2019
I'm Over 50—Is Chronic Back Pain Normal?

Are you suffering from chronic pain and believe it's due to your age? Though age can make you more likely to develop some back conditions, there could be another cause for that pain. Discover what you need to know about back pain in your 50s.

Jun 12th, 2019
Curious About Kinesio Taping? Here's How It Works

Are you struggling with sports injuries or repetitive stress like carpal tunnel syndrome? Or do you have headaches, back pain, or problems with your knees or shoulders? Kinesio® Taping is a painless, drug-free therapy that can provide relief.

Apr 17th, 2019
Beware the Dangers of Tech Neck

If you’re like most Americans, you probably spend 40-plus hours a week hunched over your desk working and upward of 10 hours per week looking down at your phone. Over time, this causes a painful condition known as “tech neck.”

Jul 10th, 2019