spin surgeon doctor credentials and awards

Tag: hips

Your Hips and Back Pain

From day to day, as we walk, run, sit, and lie down, it can be easy to forget about our hips – that is, until they suddenly start to hurt. They need care, especially in relation to the rest of the back; the spine rests on the hips, so the hips have a very important job when it comes to alignment and posture. In fact, pain you feel in your hip may signal a problem in your back – and tight or weak hips can disrupt your back’s proper alignment. Some hip and back pain may be the result of lumbar spinal stenosis, a condition that becomes more common as we age past 50. In this condition, the …