Archive for February 2019
Is Your Mattress Worsening Your Back or Neck Pain?
If you’ve been experiencing spine pain in the back or neck, how much consideration have you given to the state of your mattress? Do you even know how long you’ve been sleeping on it? If you don’t (because you’ve been sleeping on it for so long you can’t remember when you first purchased it), then…Read More
When is Spine Surgery the Next Right Step?
Chronic back pain plagues so many of us. It’s a leading public health concern, having a major impact on US productivity. Many chronic back pain sufferers try every possible cure under the sun, from physical therapy to core exercises, acupuncture and myriad other therapies. Some are effective. Others? Not so much. Chronic pain of any…Read More
Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery for Scoliosis
People everywhere are talking to their doctors about minimally invasive surgery, especially with respect to the spine. This style of intervention offers patients many benefits. Because of the small incision size, there’s a much lower potential for infection, for one. For another, the patient experiences significantly reduced surgical trauma. Hospital stays are reduced and recovery…Read More
Preparing for Spine Surgery: 5 Key Considerations
Spine surgery is an important step and not at all to be taken lightly. It’s a commonly held belief that the patient is a passive, silent party to surgeries of all kinds but the truth is that you need to do more than just show up. This post, preparing for spine surgery: 5 key considerations,…Read More