By Stephanie Burke
It’s not remarkable that common phrases like “lower back strain” and “pulled muscle” are frequent search terms on Google and Spine-health.com.
There are many topics, however, that large numbers of patients are researching online —and some of these are pretty surprising. Here are a few:
1. Vertebral Osteomyelitis. Content about this condition is much more popular that you would think. Perhaps this is because a Spine-health article by Alex Vaccaro, MD, about vertebral osteomyelitis is top-ranked on Google and has been big on social media – reaching a quarter million people on Facebook.