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Information on Spine Surgery and Back Health

Spinal Surgery Recovery: 5 Ways to Improve the Process

Jan 15, 2020

Spinal surgery recovery is complex. There’s a lot of build up to the day of surgery. However, once you’re in the surgical room there’s nothing you can do during the procedure to support the success of your own spinal surgery surgery. It’s out of your control and in the hands of your surgeon. Your real…

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Spine Surgery Recovery: Come Back like a Champ

Jan 14, 2020

Don’t let a lack of independence or mobility affect your recovery time. After months of imaging and evaluations of your conditions, the doctors have recommended revision spinal surgery. So you feel like you’re back to square one. Though every surgery is different, you are already a step ahead because you are an experienced spinal surgery…

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What is Revision Surgery?

Dec 10, 2019

You’ve been here before. This is all too familiar. The chronic pain, shooting down your arm or leg, the inability to complete everyday tasks. After years of simply managing the pain, you were hopeful that the surgery would be the end all. Nonetheless, here you are, with similar symptoms and very little relief. After months…

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FBSS & FNSS: Dealing with Pain After Spinal Surgery

Nov 01, 2019

Failed Back Surgery Syndrome (FBSS) and Failed Neck Surgery Syndrome (FNSS) are more common than you think. What happened and what is causing this pain months or even years later? Your back or neck surgery was supposed to provide relief. Months to years later, you are experiencing little to no improvements or pain in other…

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Spine Straightening Surgery 101

Jul 08, 2019

What does spine straightening surgery entail, and who should consider it? The human spine isn’t designed to be perfectly straight, and most of us have variations. But certain conditions can cause enough pain and mobility challenges to warrant a surgical solution. Let’s dive in a few basic facts to get the story straight on spine…

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Types of Spine Surgery

Jul 03, 2019

What types of spine surgery are available to help you alleviate suffering from pain? The spine is literally your support system, holding your body up. It also provides crucial support, stability and flexibility that allows us to stand, walk and run. Having spinal surgery is no simple procedure and there are various options you can…

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When to See a Doctor for Back Pain

Apr 01, 2019

Back pain is one of the most common physical ailments. In fact, most people will experience some general back discomfort during their lifetime. Knowing when to see a doctor for pain is not always clear but it is important. Let the following serve as a general guide to help you know when it might just…

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Alleviate Lower Back Pain With Stretching & Exercise

Jan 16, 2019

There are many reasons people suffer from lower back pain – from long hours at an office job in an uncomfortable chair, to an accident or other trauma. Ultimately, however, lower back pain is most often caused by either overuse and poor muscle strength, a herniated disk or some other degeneration of the vertebra but…

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Exercises for Patients Dealing with Lumbar Spinal Stenosis

Nov 15, 2018

Being diagnosed with a health problem can be nerve-racking. And that’s certainly the case when the condition you’ve been diagnosed with involves your spine, back or neck. No one wants their lifestyle or quality of life to suffer because of a health issue, which often happens with back problems. Luckily, if you’ve been told you…

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