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11 05, 2021

What is a Spinal Fusion?

By |2021-03-09T20:05:30+00:00May 11th, 2021|Spine Orthopaedics|0 Comments

A spinal fusion is a surgical procedure that helps relieve back pain. As back pain affects about 80 percent of the population, it is no surprise that the rate of individuals opting for this surgery has doubled since the start of the 21st century, and it has increased each year. Keep reading for more [...]

22 02, 2021

The Benefits of Neuromuscular Massage Therapy for Back Pain

By |2021-01-07T22:08:00+00:00February 22nd, 2021|Spine Orthopaedics|0 Comments

Back pain is the single leading cause of disability in the world. Everyone eventually feels some type of back pain or weakness, whether it is from over-exertion, stress, injury or any other issues. Combined, Americans miss about 264 million workdays per year due to intense back pain. Back pain can be caused by many factors [...]

9 02, 2021

What to do When You Throw Your Back Out

By |2021-06-02T14:08:36+00:00February 9th, 2021|Bone Health, Joint Pain, Lifestyle, Spine Orthopaedics|0 Comments

As a major support structure for your body, your back needs to be in good condition for you to complete most everyday tasks. When you throw your back out, you can suddenly and unexpectedly experience acute pain and find your mobility severely limited. As we age, the cumulative wear and tear on our backs can [...]

15 12, 2020

How To Manage Chronic Pain with Physiatry

By |2020-12-22T18:48:24+00:00December 15th, 2020|Bone Health, Spine Orthopaedics|0 Comments

Few challenges are as life-altering as unrelenting, chronic pain. Trying to manage life’s demands while enduring daily bone and joint pain is both physically and mentally exhausting. Many people find the quest for pain relief stressful because of the lack of understanding of those around them and the disappointment of yet another ineffective treatment.  [...]

24 11, 2020

5 Lifestyle Changes for Back Pain Relief

By |2020-12-22T18:50:12+00:00November 24th, 2020|Lifestyle, Spine Orthopaedics|0 Comments

Unfortunately, back pain is all too common in today’s world. Our daily lives are structured in a way that can make our back pain worse, like having to sit in front of a computer all day or simply not having the time we need to focus on back pain relief. Back pain is uncomfortable, [...]

23 06, 2020

The Multiple Benefits of Stretching

By |2020-12-22T18:51:13+00:00June 23rd, 2020|Lifestyle, Spine Orthopaedics|0 Comments

When you think about physical fitness, you may think of strength and cardiovascular health first. Yet, there is another key component you need to take into consideration when looking to improve your health. Flexibility is one of the five elements of fitness, so stretching should be an integral part of your workout program and everyday [...]

7 11, 2019

7 Myths About Back Pain

By |2020-12-22T18:52:09+00:00November 7th, 2019|Bone Health, Joint Pain, Spine Orthopaedics|0 Comments

Many Americans experience back pain. In fact, back pain is one of the most common orthopaedic issues. Studies indicate that around 80 percent of adults report low back pain at some point in their lives. Usually lasting only a few days to a few weeks, most back problems are considered short term or acute. The [...]

10 10, 2019

Everything You Need to Know About Degenerative Disc Disease

By |2020-12-22T18:52:25+00:00October 10th, 2019|Joint Pain, Spine Orthopaedics|0 Comments

You may have heard the term degenerative disc disease as a disease related to back pain. In fact, degenerative disc disease isn’t a disease at all. This condition describes damaged spinal discs, which can cause extreme back pain as well as other symptoms. Degenerative disc disease is quite common as nearly everyone’s discs break down [...]

1 05, 2019

Osteoporosis Awareness Month

By |2020-12-22T18:52:59+00:00May 1st, 2019|Bone Health, Spine Orthopaedics|0 Comments

May is National Osteoporosis Awareness Month, and we are celebrating bone health by sharing facts and information about this common disease and how to prevent it. This degenerative condition is characterized by low bone density. While loss of bone density naturally occurs as we age, osteoporosis goes beyond normal bone loss and can lead to [...]

20 02, 2019

Is Kyphoplasty Right for You?

By |2020-12-22T18:53:30+00:00February 20th, 2019|Joint Pain, Spine Orthopaedics|0 Comments

If you’ve recently suffered from a spinal compression fracture, your orthopaedist may have suggested kyphoplasty as a possible treatment. But what exactly is kyphoplasty, and how can it help alleviate back pain? In this article, our orthopaedic spine specialists provide helpful information about the kyphoplasty procedure to help you better understand it and make informed [...]

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