Entries by Dr. James Mayne

Sciatica Vs. SI Joint Pain

We are often asked “Is this sciatic pain or sacro-illiac (SI) joint pain?”  Both originate from the low back/hip region, give us low back pain, and create pain down the legs.  It is a valid question. Sciatic pain is pain referred from the low back, down the legs, possibly all the way to the foot.  […]

I Just Don’t Sleep?

One of the most common complaints I hear when discussing back or neck pain is that “I can no longer sleep through the night”.  A person often dismisses this as normal, especially since it has been going on for years.  “I just get up because if I stay in bed my back will tighten up […]