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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…

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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 occurence. 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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Home Health Tips for Chronic Back Pain

Jul 28, 2017

Chronic back pain is one of the most common reasons people give in and go to the doctor. It might seem like nothing you do at home provides lasting relief. Unfortunately, the back is a complex structure that contains multiple joints and a vast network of nerves all surrounded by connective tissue and muscle. One…

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Swimming for Back Pain: What You Need to Know

Jun 29, 2017

Swimming is often the recommendation for different kinds of chronic pain, but what about the back? It’s estimated that 80 percent of adults experience back pain at some point in their lives. Many of them will have the pain on and off for years. The treatment plan to manage persistent symptoms usually includes exercise to…

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6 Stretches to Help with Back Pain Relief

Jun 02, 2017

Are you wondering if spine surgery is the only answer for your chronic back pain? It’s possible that surgical intervention will offer you the best hope for relief, but Milwaukee, Wisconsin residents may want to try stretches first to see if they help with back pain relief. The spinal column includes supportive tissue like muscle…

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