You first have to describe your symptoms. When did the symptoms first start? How did they start? Where does it hurt, when does it hurt, what have you done to treat it and what have the symptoms prevented you from doing? Basically, what have the symptoms done to change your life?
Donald Corenman, MD, DC is a highly-regarded spine surgeon, considered an expert in the area of neck and back pain. Trained as both a Medical Doctor and Doctor of Chiropractic, Dr. Corenman earned academic appointments as Clinical Assistant Professor and Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, and his research on spine surgery and rehabilitation has resulted in the publication of multiple peer-reviewed articles and two books.