Keck Medicine of USC Blog | Spine Health

5 Reasons You Might Have Flank Pain

If it hurts in your mid-back region on either side of your body, it could be a pulled muscle — or something mor...
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This Common Condition Could Explain Your Back Pain

Severe or long-lasting back pain may be a sign of degenerative disc disease, which can affect your quality of lif...
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Achy Back? You May Be Sitting Too Much

Sitting for hours on end can be a part of modern life, but sometimes, it can lead to back problems. These 5 tips ...
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5 Reasons You Might Have Flank Pain

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This Common Condition Could Explain Your Back Pain

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Achy Back? You May Be Sitting Too Much

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When Is Surgery the Right Choice for Back Pain?

Back surgery is anything but simple. Consider these 4 points before you decide. Since surgery for back pain invol...
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Is Arm Numbness and Tingling Ever Cause for Concern?

Numbness and tingling in your left arm or right arm isn’t always caused by poor body mechanics. Read on to lear...
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5 Types of DIY Injuries and How to Avoid Them

Here’s how to stay safe when doing your own renovations and repair projects. You’re excited to get to work on...
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Position Yourself for Sound Sleep With Back Pain

Whether you have back, neck or pregnancy pain, your sleep posture makes a big difference in how you feel each mor...
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What’s the Connection Between Insomnia and Back and Neck Pain?

People with chronic back and neck pain are no strangers to sleep disorders, but relief is possible. If you have c...
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Meet Steven L. Giannotta, MD

Dr. Giannotta is a renowned neurosurgeon at Keck Medicine of USC, who specializes in cerebrovascular diseases of ...
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Meet Thomas C. Chen, MD

Dr. Chen is a neurosurgeon at Keck Medicine of USC, who specializes in spine cancer. Here’s what you won’t fi...
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Meet Raymond J. Hah, MD

Dr. Hah is an orthopaedic surgeon at Keck Medicine of USC, who specializes in minimally invasive spine surgery. H...
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