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Posted on August 01, 2016

Spinal problems are not always back problems. A cervical spine disc herniation is when one of the discs located within the neck ruptures in one or more places, allowing the inner portion to bulge out. This can cause the disc to press against the spinal cord or the nerve roots, causing potentially debilitating pain.

 
Posted on July 27, 2016

Prescription and non-prescription pain medications are generally considered safe and effective for mild to moderate pain that is not chronic.

 
Posted on July 27, 2016

eDiscSculpt Technique and Spinal Stenosis

 
Posted on July 25, 2016

All of us at some point will experience some temporary back pain. However, for others, a sudden injury or age-related degeneration can lead to a chronic back condition.

 
Posted on July 20, 2016

Outpatient Back Surgery with the eDiscSculpt Technique®

 
Posted on July 18, 2016
If your ongoing back pain has gotten bad enough that nothing else seems to help and/or the use of drugs is contraindicated because of side effects or risk of addiction, laser spine treatment promises relief for many. 
 
Posted on July 14, 2016

When back pain becomes extreme, patients will begin to consider extreme measures. Traditional open back surgery involves literally "going under the knife” with a scalpel. The back is opened up and surgeons must move muscle aside in order to get to the problem area (such as a herniated disc) and repair the damage.

 
Posted on May 17, 2016

“WHY IS EVERYONE SUDDENLY TALKING ABOUT CORE STRENGTH?”

As you’ve noticed, your spine isn’t just a floating column of bone connecting your pelvis and your head. There are several muscles involved in this balancing act, mainly your back muscles and your abdominals. Those six-pack abs are mostly for show. It’s the deep abdominal muscles — called the core — that attach to your ribs, pelvis and indirectly to the lumbar spine to offer support. Meanwhile, your back muscles are layered, with each layer working to balance the spine.

“HOW DO I KNOW IF MY CORE IS WEAK?”

 
Posted on April 15, 2016

For a chronic migraine sufferer — or “migraineur” — days spent with severe pain can often outnumber days spent without it. There are 36 million people in the U.S. who suffer from chronic migraines, which means each of them endures a migraine headache for 15 days or more per month. Although a migraine doesn’t limit mobility like other physiological pains, it is debilitating and is indeed considered a chronic illness. 

 
Posted on April 05, 2016

STRAIGHTENING OUT 5 BACK PAIN MYTHS
 
 
Sometimes, you get the right information from the right sources. Other times, what you think you know can hurt you. This is true of treating and preventing lower back pain. Here, we separate the myths from the facts.
 
 
1)    Myth: A Firm Mattress Is Better

 

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