If you’ve been referred to a spine surgeon from your primary care physician or another provider, it can be intimidating to head in for that consultation. However, if you know how to prepare for this consultation, and you bring a few things with you, we’re confident you’ll not only survive … [Read more...] about 4 Things To Bring To Your Spine Surgery Consultation
When it comes to providing care for our patients, we always want to do the most amount of good with the least amount of toll on the patient’s body, and oftentimes we achieve this with the help of a minimally invasive procedure. As the name implies, a minimally invasive or laparoscopic … [Read more...] about What To Expect From Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
If you’ve made the decision to visit a specialist, therapist or physician for your back pain, you’ve taken the first step in the journey to get back to full health. However, a medical expert can’t read your mind and know exactly what’s going on inside your body. Imaging results and medical … [Read more...] about How To Talk About Your Back Pain With Medical Professionals
For most kids, the start of another school year is only a couple weeks away, and that means we’re in peak back to school shopping season. However, the fashionable or cheapest option on the shelves isn’t always the best product for your child’s spine. In today’s blog, we share some quick tips to keep … [Read more...] about 5 Quick Spine Tips For Back To School Shopping
Your neck is a highly complex area of your body that is tasked with supporting your head and protecting nerves that run throughout the rest of your body. Your neck is also subject to a lot of stress throughout the day, especially if you’re constantly on your laptop or smartphone. All this stress can … [Read more...] about Why Does My Neck Feel Tight?
Back pain affects more than 90 percent of Americans at some point in their life, and with the rise of the internet as a source for information, that means millions of Americans are looking online to learn more about their condition and find the right treatment options. The internet can be a valuable … [Read more...] about When To See A Doctor About Back or Neck Pain
Back pain can bring with it a number of related symptoms. For example, numbness, swelling, or shooting pain are all symptoms that are commonly present with back pain. One symptom that’s a little rarer that can develop with back pain is the onset of dizziness or a loss of balance. What … [Read more...] about When Back Pain & Dizziness Coincide
Have you ever woken up to a stiff neck or found throughout the day that your cervical range of motion was inhibited? If so, you’re not alone. Neck stiffness is a fairly common condition that affects older and younger adults alike. But what causes neck stiffness, and what are the best ways to treat … [Read more...] about The Causes & Treatment Options For A Stiff Neck