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Back Surgery Recovery: 7 People You’ll Need For Support

Recovering from surgery might look painful or lonely, but it doesn’t have to be. While inconvenience and recovery pain are unavoidable, you’d be surprised at how many people are willing to help if you ask. When assembling your back surgery recovery team, here are 7 people you’ll need for support. 1. A Designated Driver You […]

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(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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[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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In Sickness and in Health: Being Your Partner’s Caretaker After A Serious Diagnosis

Life changes immediately after your spouse or partner is diagnosed with a chronic illness. The diagnosis affects more than just them. It affects the entire family, especially you. Sure other family and friends may be supportive, but you, as the spouse, will likely bear the brunt of the household responsibilities. A serious, life-changing diagnosis, like […]

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