All posts by Alex Wilkinson

3 Tips for Dealing with Spinal Stenosis

If you’re reading this blog, you are likely dealing with spine pain.  Just about everyone has experienced it one way or another and it may disappear and reappear infrequently.  Spinal stenosis is a condition which occurs in individuals where the spinal canal narrows which could lead to pinched nerves and other complications that exacerbate the pain and spread it through the body.  Today we’re going to discuss best practices for how to manage this condition in particular.


How to Manage Arthritis Symptoms and Pain


Welcome back to our second blog focusing on arthritic pain and symptoms. In the last post, we discussed a few early symptoms to be able to diagnose arthritis so that you can start treatment. The earlier, the better! Today we’re going to give a few tips on managing chronic pain associated with arthritis as well as other symptoms. Remember, any treatment plan requires consistency and support. Feel free to call us or schedule a consultation to manage your symptoms and chronic pain.


Signs That You Are Developing Arthritis

Hello everyone!  Today we wanted to discuss one of the most common joint conditions out there, arthritis.  Now, we use arthritis to identify several types of joint conditions that all fall into the arthritis family, so make sure you come see us to diagnose your specific condition.  For the sake of this article we will lump all of these conditions into one.  Arthritis symptoms can often be mistaken for other serious conditions so we highly advise an expert opinion.  Here are some early signs to watch for that may indicate the development of arthritis.


Posture Tips for Dealing With Back Pain

Dealing with back pain can be unbearable sometimes.  It’s often hard to do the most basic actions that we take advantage of when we aren’t in pain.  Something as simple as sitting or lying down can be a struggle. Today we’re going to share best practices for how to situate your back and spine when resting or moving around.  


Turn to Foods to Fight Back Pain

Here at Arkansas Spine and Pain, we advocate for a holistic plan to fight back pain and promote spine health.  While there isn’t a silver bullet that will magically cure an issue, there are a lot of steps you can take to start the process of recovery.  Making wise choices about the foods you put into your body is a great place to start but you need to know what the goal is.  Some foods have anti-inflammatory properties that will help manage pain and reduce swelling and inflammation.  Today we’re going to discuss some of these foods.