The space race has become rekindled of late, but with a domestic twist as billionaires like Jeff Bezos and Elon Musk race to commercialize the process and bring the general public into space. Because of this, it stands to reason that more people will take their first trip to space in the coming … [Read more...] about What Astronauts Can Teach Us About Caring For Our Spine
If you’ve been referred to a spine specialist, you might be a little intimidated by the process of talking with a spine surgeon about the prospect of surgery. We completely understand that the possibility of spine surgery can leave you feeling a little uneasy about your first surgical consult, but … [Read more...] about What To Expect During Your Spine Surgery Consultation
Spine surgeries can get delayed for any number of reasons, and while a shortage of beds and staff in some areas of the country due to the COVID-19 pandemic is a common reason for surgery postponement these days, sometimes your operation gets pushed back for much less significant reasons. Maybe you … [Read more...] about How To Keep Your Spine Healthy If Your Elective Surgery Is Postponed
Whenever we suffer an injury, we hope that things will start to feel better with a little rest and targeted conservative care. Unfortunately, that doesn’t always happen, and sometimes our spine pain actually gets worse despite our best efforts. In today’s blog, we explain what’s happening if your … [Read more...] about My Back or Neck Pain Is Getting Worse – What Should I Do?
If you’re dealing with a spine problem, and it’s been lingering for some time, you’re probably wondering when is the time to talk to your spine specialist about scheduling a surgical procedure. It’s not always easy to know when it’s time for surgery, especially because spine pain is so unique to the … [Read more...] about When Should I Have Surgery To Fix A Herniated Disc?
Bulging and herniated discs are two of the most common conditions we treat at our clinic, and part of the reason for that is because a number of familiar factors play into their onset. Certain lifestyle choices and regular activities can put us at a heightened risk for herniated discs, so it’s … [Read more...] about 5 Factors That Increase Your Disc Herniation Risk
Neck stiffness may not seem like a major health issue, but if you ignore stiffness and discomfort for an extended period, pain and related problems can develop. The good news is that neck stiffness can typically be prevented and treated with a few simple conservative steps that you can take on your … [Read more...] about 7 Tips For Preventing And Treating A Stiff Neck
Another school year is upon us, and that means millions of kids will soon be boarding the bus and heading back for another year of learning. School can be great for your mind, but it can take a toll on your physical health, especially your spine. In today’s blog, we share some tips for how teens and … [Read more...] about How Teens Can Protect Their Spines This School Year