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Information on Spine Surgery and Back Health

Three Tips for Selecting an Orthopedic Spine Surgeon to Treat Back Pain

Apr 15, 2018

Chronic back or neck pain can be debilitating and it can have a lasting, negative effect on your quality of life. If you’ve suffered in silence for too long and exhausted your treatment options in the process, you may be desperate to find a life-changing way to treat back pain. And that way just might…

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Top Core Strengthening Excercises

Mar 15, 2018

Can core strengthening exercises reduce or alleviate back pain?  Now that spring is here, many people are trying to get into better shape. With longer days and warmer temperatures, spring is certainly a great time to start a workout routine, but it’s essential to get off to the right start. If you have a medical…

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How to Prep for Back Surgery

Feb 15, 2018

Patients getting ready for surgey should take great care to prep for back surgery the right way; discover some practical tips for preparing for a consult or surgery in this article from below. No matter what the source of your back pain is, Dr. Branko PRPA M.D. is ready to help you face it….

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The Benefits of Massage Therapy for Back Pain

Jan 15, 2018

At Branko PRPA M.D. we won’t stop until we find the solution for your spinal related pain. We’re Wisconsin’s leading expert on spine surgery, but there are also some other methods that could help you with your back pain. One of them is massage therapy. This option is low-risk and can actually provide many benefits for…

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Choosing the Best Mattress for Your Back

Dec 15, 2017

What is the best mattress for your back? At Branko PRPA M.D. we not only offer patients the treatment solutions they need to alleviate back pain, but also some practical suggestions on ensuring spinal discomfort does not become a regular occurrence. Whether you’re dealing with a disc herniation, a spinal deformity, or spinal tumors, Dr. Prpa…

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Food & Inflammation: Eat the Right Foods to Help with Back Pain

Nov 15, 2017

At Branko PRPA M.D. we employ a wide range of techniques to help our patients with back pain live more fulfilling, healthier lives. We can often help with surgical methods, but there are also other ways to reduce inflammation and fight back against chronic pain. For example, it might surprise you to learn that inflammatory…

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Top Things to do When Recovering From Back Surgery

Oct 14, 2017

If you need back surgery, you know that Branko PRPA M.D. can assist you. Once you’ve come to us for help with back pain or another issue, you’ll have a recovery period ahead of you. That’s even true for patients who get minimally invasive surgery! As you recover there are a few things that you should…

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Managing Chronic Back Pain

Sep 22, 2017

Our Recommendations for Managing Your Chronic Back Pain At Branko PRPA M.D. we know how annoying chronic back pain can be. Fortunately, there are a few things that you can do to cope with it. From home remedies, to pain medications, to meetings with a medical professional, here’s a look at some of the ways that…

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5 Tips For Sciatica Pain Relief

Aug 15, 2017

Pain from sciatica can be excruciating. At Branko PRPA M.D. Spine Surgery we’re equipped to help you with many kinds of spinal pain or spine-related injury. While there are many kinds of spinal pain stemming from a variety of back conditions, one of the most common is sciatica. Fortunately there are a few ways to deal…

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