Back Pain

Spinal fusion complication: Post-surgical pelvic pain in women and the post-surgical treatment options

Ross Hauser, MD., Danielle R. Steilen-Matias, MMS, PA-C. Our website contains many articles on the problems of undiagnosed damaged or injured spinal and pelvic ligaments causing lower back and sacroiliac pain. In this article, we will discuss the problems of women who underwent spinal fusion and came home with pelvic […]

Read More

Types of conservative care treatments and spinal injections for low back pain, degenerative disc disease, lumbar instability

Ross Hauser, MD and Danielle Matias, PA-C Many people that read articles on lumbar or spinal instability are clearly still searching for some answers for their or a loved one’s chronic pain issues. These people are typically someone who have had many years of treatments, and, a list of general […]

Read More

Limited hip range of motion causing back pain

Ross Hauser, MD & Danielle Matias, PA-C This article is part of a series of articles on the interrelationship between hip and low pain. Other articles include: Treatments for leg length discrepancy, pelvic tilt, pelvic incidence-lumbar lordosis mismatch, and walking difficulties. Degenerative lumbar scoliosis and hip pain. Exploring non-surgical treatment […]

Read More

Alternatives to Epidural Steroid Injections for lumbar back pain

Ross Hauser, MD & Danielle Matias, PA-C This article will discuss low back and lumbar epidural steroid injections. For cervical spine epidurals please see our article: Cervical epidural steroid injections in complicated neck pain cases. Many people want to delay, avoid, or at best deeply prolong the need for spinal […]

Read More

Sciatica and lumbar radiculopathy treatments

Ross Hauser, MD and Danielle Matias, PA-C You have been diagnosed with sciatica and lumbar radiculopathy You went to your doctor concerned about a burning pain and numbness sensation in your buttocks, legs, and feet. Often the pain will wake you up in the middle of the night. You may […]

Read More

Undiagnosed spinal ligament damage as the main culprit behind back pain

Ross A. Hauser, MD, Danielle R. Steilen-Matias, MMS, PA-C Most patients who come to Caring Medical with low back or lumbar disc disease, and thoracic or neck (cervical) pain have MRIs that show disc degeneration. On examination, we find that the MRI’s interpretation or demonstration of disc degeneration is seldom […]

Read More