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How To Select A Back Surgeon

No one wants to think about needing a back surgeon, but the reality is those back problems are pervasive. If you need back surgery, it’s essential to do your research and select the right doctor. Here are some tips on how to find the best surgeon for you. What to look for in a back…

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Spine 101: What is Sciatica

If you’re experiencing spine pain in your lower back or down one leg, you may have sciatica. This condition is caused when the sciatic nerve – the largest nerve in the body – becomes compressed.  In this article, we’ll look at what sciatica is and how to treat it. We’ll also discuss some prevention tips…

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Exercise & Your Back – Preventing Pain

Do you suffer from back pain? If so, you’re not alone. Back pain is one of the most common occupational injuries: poor posture, incorrect lifting techniques, and even stress cause back and spine problems. But there are things you can do to prevent it.  One of them is doing physical activity. Exercising not only strengthens…

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What is Spinal Fusion?

If you have been diagnosed with a spinal disorder, you may be considering spinal fusion surgery as a treatment option. This procedure can help alleviate back pain and improve function. But what is spinal fusion, and what can you expect from the surgery? This guide will discuss the basics of spinal fusion surgery. We will…

What Is a Cervical Disk Replacement?

Cervical disk replacement is a treatment for chronic neck pain and other symptoms caused by deteriorated or damaged disks in your cervical spine, like arm pain, numbness, or weakness. Your surgeon removes a damaged or diseased disk during the procedure and replaces it with an artificial one. It’s a relatively new surgical procedure. Modern cervical…

Seeing a Neurosurgeon for Carpal Tunnel Release

Carpal tunnel syndrome doesn’t discriminate and can affect anyone. Those affected by carpal tunnel often don’t know the proper medical professional to seek diagnosis and treatment. Usually, a neurologist or spine specialty physician will be the best resource. Before speaking with a neurologist to determine if carpal tunnel release is the best option, let’s go…