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Five Things You Should Do to Support Your Back

Whether you’re already dealing with a back that’s prone to pain, or you want to prevent a problem from developing in the first place, there are a few key steps you can take to support your back.

Oct 6th, 2021
Can Scoliosis Be Prevented?

Scoliosis affects between six and nine million people in the United States, and you’re wondering whether you can prevent your child from joining these numbers. The short answer is, “No,” but there are ways to reduce the problem.

Sep 5th, 2021
What Every Woman Should Know About Osteoporosis

There are many physical differences between men and women, and some go right down to the bone. If you’ve wondered why women are more prone to osteoporosis and bone loss, read on to learn more.

Aug 1st, 2021
Three Warning Signs You Have a Herniated Disc

Developing pain in your back is certainly not uncommon, but herniated discs have their unique, telltale symptoms. Here’s a look at three of the most common signs of a herniated disc and what steps to take.

Jul 1st, 2021
Your Child Has Scoliosis: Now What?

Your child has been diagnosed with scoliosis, and you want to set them up, as best you can, for a bright future. Here’s a look at your treatment options that depend upon many different factors, which we review here.

Jun 14th, 2021
Myths and Facts About Osteoporosis

Perhaps you’ve noticed that you’re shorter than you once were, or you’re experiencing unexplained back pain. These are just a few of the signs of osteoporosis. We review some of the myths and facts about this condition here.

May 20th, 2021
Bad Habits That Are Making Your Lower Back Pain Worse

Whether your back pain is chronic or intermittent, it’s most unwelcome at all times. While we can do our part to alleviate your back pain, there’s much you can do on your own — namely ditching some bad habits.

Apr 12th, 2021
Who's at Risk for Degenerative Disc Disease?

Your body relies on your spine for support, range of motion, and mobility. Playing no small role in this effort are your intervertebral discs, which makes degenerative disc disease very problematic. Are you at risk?

Mar 9th, 2021
The Link Between Smoking and Osteoporosis

There are any number of reasons why smoking is bad for your health, and we’re going to add bone loss to this list. In the following, we explore the link between smoking and osteoporosis, giving you another good reason to quit.

Feb 11th, 2021
PRP: Is It Safe?

When it comes to healing, your body contains some very powerful resources. With platelet-rich plasma (PRP) therapy, our goal is to redirect those resources to where you need them most. But is this regenerative therapy safe?

Jan 20th, 2021
What Are Facet Joints?

When you hear the word “joint,” you might automatically think of your knees or elbows, but your spine also contains joints that facilitate movement. When something goes wrong in these joints, it can have a major impact on your life.

Dec 9th, 2020
How Rheumatoid Arthritis Is Linked to Your Immune System

Under normal circumstances, your immune system protects you against infection and disease. When this system goes awry, however, it can turn inward and mistakenly attack its host, which is the case with rheumatoid arthritis.

Nov 9th, 2020
What Causes Scoliosis?

Scoliosis is an abnormal curvature of the spine that affects between six and nine million people in the United States. Here’s a look at what causes scoliosis and how we can go about treating the problem.

Oct 2nd, 2020
The 5 Most Common Causes of Back Pain

Back pain is one of the leading causes of disability in the United States, which makes sense given that back pain can hijack your life, making every movement difficult. While there are many roads to back pain, we cover five of the more common here.

Sep 8th, 2020
How Radiofrequency Ablation Relieves Your Pain

Pain is your body’s way of telling you that there’s a problem. Unfortunately, even while you’re trying to address the issue, the pain signaling just keeps going, which is where treatment with radiofrequency ablation comes in.

Aug 13th, 2020
How PRP Therapy Can Help with Arthritis

Millions of Americans are hobbled by arthritis and many treatments only manage the symptoms. Today, we offer a more long-lasting solution that helps your joints rebuild and repair themselves naturally through platelet-rich plasma therapy.

Jul 22nd, 2020
Recognizing a Compression Fracture

Each year in the United States, 750,000 people develop compression fractures due to osteoporosis. The symptoms of these fractures can be subtle at first, which is why it’s important to understand the signs so that you can seek prompt treatment.

Jun 23rd, 2020
Signs Your Neck Pain May Stem from Cervical Stenosis

If you think about all that your neck is responsible for in terms of support and range of motion, it’s little wonder that neck pain can crop up. Here we look at one of the more common causes of neck pain — cervical stenosis.

May 26th, 2020
Why Do Discs Degenerate?

One of the leading drivers of back and neck pain is degenerative disc disease, which is a perfectly natural condition that comes with age and wear and tear. Here’s a look at why your discs degenerate and the problems this can lead to.

Apr 22nd, 2020
Understanding the Degrees of Scoliosis

Approximately 3% of adolescents have some degree of scoliosis, and understanding these degrees is very important in how you approach the condition. Here’s a brief look at scoliosis and when it requires a higher standard of care.

Mar 12th, 2020
How to Take Care of Your Spine

As the foundational support for your entire musculoskeletal structure, enough can’t be said about taking good care of your spine. Here’s a look at a few simple steps you can take to keep your spine strong and healthy.

Feb 1st, 2020
The Link Between Posture and Back Pain

Sit up, shoulders back! No, this isn’t your mother talking, but your back. Good posture not only makes you look better on the outside, but it can also greatly improve the health of your back. Here’s why.

Jan 1st, 2020
Living with Arthritis

Is your arthritis making it hard to get out of bed in the morning? Has joint pain become your daily companion? Lifestyle changes and medical treatment can improve your symptoms and ease your pain.

Dec 5th, 2019
Is Back Pain a Normal Part of Aging?

Back pain affects about 80% of Americans at some point in their life. As you get older, wear-and-tear and the development of arthritis can make back pain more likely, but not inevitable.

Nov 19th, 2019
The Dangers of Tech Neck

Do you spend a lot of time on your cell phone or sitting at your computer? Maybe you’ve noticed that your posture is becoming worse, or that your neck and shoulders are starting to ache. Tech neck could be the reason for your troubles.

Oct 21st, 2019
Spotting the Warning Signs of a Herniated Disc

If you’ve had unexplained, lingering back pain, it’s possible you have a herniated disc. Read on to learn more about the possible warning signs for a herniated disc, especially as you age.

Sep 4th, 2019
Can Adults Develop Scoliosis?

Spinal curvature isn’t just for children and teenagers. If you’re an adult who is concerned about the curvature of your spine, learn more about potential causes and treatments that can work for you.

Aug 1st, 2019
5 Risk Factors That Can Lead to a Herniated Disc

Herniated, slipped, bulging, pinched — whatever the word you use, when it applies to the discs in your spine, the end result can be quite painful. Here’s a look at five factors that put you more at risk.

Jun 1st, 2019
Telehealth: The Advantages of Telemedicine

Struggles to get to the clinic? Trying to reduce your exposure to COVID-19, as well as other contagious illnesses, and still need to see your doctor? Telehealth is safe and easy — receive quality care from anywhere.

Dec 23rd, 2020