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What’s Your Role in Ending Back Pain?

When your daily activities are interrupted by chronic back pain, your quality of life may eventually decline. Many people who experience frequent stiffness, aches, cramps, and other symptoms manage them with conservative strategies like anti-inflammatory medication and rest. For some time, these measures may work. If there is an untreated underlying condition causing discomfort, though,… Read More »



Treating Tumors on the Spine

Of the various causes of back pain, spinal tumors are the most uncommon. Many of the spinal tumors that are discovered are benign. However, even these tumors need to be treated by a spinal specialist. A spinal tumor of any kind can degrade the stability and integrity of the spine. Due to the potential for… Read More »


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The Basics of Spinal Fusion Recovery

Spinal fusion surgery is commonly performed to reduce compression on a group of nerve roots and prevent excessive motion between two or more vertebrae. The fusion is achieved by placing bone graft material between the affected vertebrae. Surgery may be necessary when pressure caused by a herniated disc or other abnormality is causing severe, debilitating… Read More »


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The Anatomy of Back Pain

We don’t often think about the many benefits of a functional back until basic functions like bending over to sit down have been disrupted by pain. The spine supports everything we do, from walking across a parking lot to lying comfortably in bed at night. Because the spine is constantly in use in some way,… Read More »


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