What Is a Pinched Nerve?

Is “pinched nerve” a real type of spinal condition and how does it happen? As anyone unfortunate enough to have experienced the accompanying pain will tell you, nerves do, indeed, become pinched. The correct medical terminology, however, is “radiculopathy”, which is defined as the symptoms that result from a nerve becoming compressed or irritated at…

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Are MRI Scans Safe?

Should I worry about having too many MRIs? We live in a world where it has become commonplace to casually talk about things that would have been laughed off as pure science fiction or condemned as witchcraft in the not too distant past. This is especially true with medical devices and procedures in use today….

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