Tag Archives: back pain

Lexington Medical Center’s Pain Management Specialist

Dr. Erin Lawson of Lexington Brain and Spine Institute is an expert at managing chronic pain with methods including physical therapy, steroid injections and nerve blocks – all that help patients avoid surgery when possible.

In this WLTX interview, she talks about keeping your back and spine healthy through staying fit, maintaining core strength, stretching and avoiding heavy lifting.


For more information on Dr. Lawson and Lexington Brain and Spine Institute, visit LexingtonBrainandSpine.com

Stand Up to Improve Back Health

You might think that sitting down and staying still is best for your back. But Dr. Scott Boyd of Lexington Brain and Spine Institute at Lexington Medical Center says that a sedentary job can actually hurt your back. In this WLTX interview, Dr. Boyd says it’s best to stand every 20 minutes during the day at the office. Changing positions throughout the day and refraining from sitting all the time will help keep your back on track. He explains more in the video below.