Archive | August, 2015

(PODCAST) Tackling Back Pain: When Should You See a Specialist for Chronic Back Pain

We sit down with Mike Parsons, NP and provider at The Spine Center at EIRMC,  to learn more about the services offered there. Listen now! Tackling Back Pain: When Should You See a Specialist for Chronic Back Pain If you suffer from back pain give The Spine Center at EIRMC a call at 208-535-4444 and take […]

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Circulatory System Function: Why Your Heart And Veins Need Each Other

You remember how Dorothy, Toto, and the rest of the gang were trying to make their way to see the Wizard of Oz? That’s kind of how veins work in relation to your heart. Your heart is the wizard, and your veins are like the yellow brick road, or roads, that lead to it. Dorothy […]

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[Quiz] Bad Back: How Much Do You Know About Yours?

Back pain is common. But bad back pain can be crippling, and it affects a huge number of Americans. Some have it for a few days, whereas others suffer for years. Do you know how bad your back pain is? Take this quiz to find out how much you really know about your own back […]

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Surgery Prep: 4 Things To Do Before Your Back Operation

Both you and your doctor have decided that back surgery is the next step to help you manage your chronic, crippling back pain. But your head may be spinning with questions. What’s surgery like? How long will it take to get better? Who will help me after surgery? You can prepare yourself—psychologically and practically—for back […]

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