Neck Surgery Recovery: What You Should Know

Neck surgery (like any other surgical intervention) is a serious matter.  Recovery involves rest and rehabilitation and self-nurture.  It’s hard for a lot of us to rest in these harried times, but perhaps it’s helpful to think about neck surgery recovery as a break from the madness. Embracing your down time isn’t really a choice…

Recovery Hacks after Back Surgery

You’ve resisted.  You’ve tried every therapeutic option you can think of.  But now, you’re ready for surgery. It’s a big deal, having back surgery.  It can be a lot less difficult, though, if you participate in your own healing.  At Spine Consult NJ, we think of our patients as members of the team.  Their success…

Sciatic Nerve Pain Relief

Sciatic nerve pain can be a debilitating condition but there’s a lot of hope for those who struggle with it in conservative treatment options. That’s the good news.  That bad news is that sciatica can be painful.  Running from the origin of the sciatic nerve (the largest in the body) in the lower back, pain…

Spinal Injuries and How to Avoid Them

Accidents (especially automotive accidents) are frightening experiences.  But there is no accident more frightening than one which injures the spinal column. An injury to this crucial part of the body can impair everything from speech to mobility. But spinal injuries are more common than people think.  Being aware of the six most common causes of…