Tips for Faster Back Surgery Recovery

Back pain is a leading cause of disability in the United States.  With surgical advances, more people are opting for solutions like minimally invasive spine surgery. But it’s also true that most cases of back pain resolve with conservative therapies.  When that’s not the case and you’re down for surgery, you’ll want to get back…

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Do You Have Cervical Spinal Stenosis?

A pain in the neck?  Maybe.  Cervical spinal stenosis is sometimes asymptomatic, with no indication that there’s anything wrong. But if you’re over 50, you’re the most likely candidate to have this condition, which is the narrowing of the spinal canal causing impingement of the nerves and eventual pain. Usually caused by arthritis, cervical spinal…

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Spine Rescue During Summer Cleaning

Everything in life requires maintenance: cars, a house, relationships, your teeth, and even your spine. The spine is a very complex structure. If you fail to maintain your spine, it will eventually start to develop problems (which are initially silent). It’s not until the problems have gotten so bad that you first start to experience…

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June is Scoliosis Awareness Month

Scoliosis is a type of spinal deformity many people struggle with. For this reason, America declared June the national Scoliosis awareness month. Medical practitioners don’t know what causes the condition. However, the good news is that it can be managed, especially if detected early. Scoliosis affects infants as well. Females are the most affected as…

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The Most Common Causes of Upper Back Pain

Also known as thoracic spinal pain, upper back pain is one of the most ignored spine related complications. One can develop thoracic spinal pain because of a joint dysfunction or because of muscular irritation. The process can be gradual, sudden or delayed depending on how frequent the person is exposed to the same condition. Here…

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