Keck Medicine of USC Blog | Pain

Meet Sarang Koushik, MD

Dr. Koushik is an anesthesiologist at Keck Medicine of USC, who specializes in pain medicine. Here’s what you w...
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5 Reasons You Might Have Flank Pain

If it hurts in your mid-back region on either side of your body, it could be a pulled muscle — or something mor...
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This Is What Frequent Diarrhea Could Mean

If it seems like you’re always dashing for the bathroom, you may have this chronic, but treatable, condition. E...
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Meet Sarang Koushik, MD

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5 Reasons You Might Have Flank Pain

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This Is What Frequent Diarrhea Could Mean

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This Common Condition Could Explain Your Back Pain

Severe or long-lasting back pain may be a sign of degenerative disc disease, which can affect your quality of lif...
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Achy Back? You May Be Sitting Too Much

Sitting for hours on end can be a part of modern life, but sometimes, it can lead to back problems. These 5 tips ...
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10 Surprising Facts About Kidney Stones

Do you know which part of the country is nicknamed the “Stone Belt”? Find out this and other fascinating fact...
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It Started as a Headache. 28 Days Later, She Was Finally Able To Leave the ICU

In the summer of 2016, Laura Priest’s busy life came to a halt, when a ruptured brain aneurysm landed her in th...
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3 Reasons You Might Have Rib Cage Pain

Learn the symptoms of each condition and what treatment to expect. Pain in your chest can be scary — you may ev...
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What You Need To Know About Endometriosis

This gynecologic condition can cause symptoms from chronic pelvic pain to infertility — or none at all. If you ...
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When Is Surgery the Right Choice for Back Pain?

Back surgery is anything but simple. Consider these 4 points before you decide. Since surgery for back pain invol...
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Is There Relief for Sciatica?

Do you feel a sharp, knifelike pain radiating down your leg or an ache in your lower back? It may be sciatica. Le...
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