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5 Signs You Need to Visit Spine Specialists

On average, 80% of Americans will experience back pain at some point in their lives. This pain can range from mild to severe. While some back pain will heal over time, some conditions require medical help to feel relief. Continue reading to learn when to go to the doctor for back pain. Scoliosis, infection, fractures, and […]

Different Types of Spine Surgery and How to Determine If You Need One

Employers lose more than 264 million works days from employees with back and neck troubles. 80% of the population make up those numbers, and most of them never do anything about it. Experiencing back troubles? It’s a possibility your spine is the underlying issue. You may need to look into spine surgery. Having operative work done […]

Knowing What You Need: A Quick Guide to Spinal Surgery Types

A huge portion of the U.S. population suffers from some form of back pain. It’s actually one of the most commonly cited reasons for skipping work. At some point in your life, you may suffer from back pain. But when it becomes a chronic, unmanageable type of pain, this is when spinal surgery may be […]

When to Consider Back Injections

Do you struggle with chronic back pain that doesn’t respond to more conservative treatments? You may be a candidate for back injections. Back injections are the laymen’s term for epidural steroid injections (ESI). The treatment targets some of the causes of back pain by introducing medication directly into the epidural space of your spine. The […]

3 Ways to Improve Your Spinal Health

Struggling with back pain and aches? Have a hard time moving around or doing your workouts? You’re not alone. About 80 percent of people worldwide will experience back pain at some point. This condition is a leading cause of disability and accounts for over 264 million lost workdays annually. The winter months are particularly harsh […]

What to Expect After Spinal Surgery: A Guide to Recovery

If you have struggled with back pain, you know it can force a change in lifestyle and become debilitating. You and your doctor have decided it’s time to do surgery to address your back issues. What should you expect after surgery? Spinal surgeries vary depending on their invasiveness and the type. There is a period […]

How to Prevent Degenerative Disc Disease

Did you know that the primary cause of degenerative disc disease (DDD) is aging? That’s good news. Why? Because it means that many people can prevent the onset of DDD (but not in all cases). You don’t need to take up a new sport or investing in expensive treatments to avoid DDD. It can be […]