Even though it is common, back pain can be debilitating. If you experience back or neck pain, schedule an appointment with your spine specialist as soon as possible for an evaluation, diagnosis and treatment options. Seeking medical attention early on can prevent a condition from worsening and help you find relief sooner. To learn more about the spine and how to keep it healthy, read through the resources below and contact Kraus Back and Neck Institute today.
- The literal backbone of your body, your spine is the source of movement. This guide to spine anatomy and function reviews the many parts that make up the spine and how they work together to keep you mobile.
- You’ve heard about the dangers of obesity to your heart health, but did you know that being overweight can also affect your spine? Learn more about the relationship between back pain and obesity in this WebMD article.
- What is fibromyalgia? The disorder and its symptoms of widespread pain in the body can be hard to understand for patients and doctors alike. Learn more about fibromyalgia, its symptoms and risk factors from the Mayo Clinic.
To learn more about maintaining a healthy spine, make an appointment with Kraus Back and Neck Institute today. The founder of KBNI, Dr. Gary Kraus is a leading Houston neurosurgeon specializing in spine health, spine surgery, and non-surgical spine treatments. Please visit us online or call us today at (888) 816-8954 to schedule a consultation.