15

Feb

Knowing How to Find the Right Spine Specialist

When your pain has gotten bad enough that it’s time get help, choosing the right spine specialist is crucial. But what are the ways to know you’ve found the right one? Research is an important part of making the choice. We’ve put together some key points to look...

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31

Jan

10 Best Ways to Treat Back Pain

Back pain is an all-too-common phenomenon, but it does not always have to be quite such a serious disruption to your day. Many individuals don’t realize that there are a lot of simple, yet effective ways to address back pain, whether you’re feeling soreness in your lo...

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31

Jan

What You Need to Know About Sciatica

If you have been dealing with pain that radiates from your lower back down through your leg, you may be dealing with a condition known as sciatica. In most cases, sciatica only impacts a single side of the body, and can involve anything ranging from some light tingling and numbne...

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31

Jan

What happens when a herniated disc goes untreated? | Long Island Spine Specialists

A herniated disc is a common but treatable source of back pain. Increased pressure on the spine causes the gel-like center of the disc to seep out through a crack in the tougher exterior casing. This irritates and pinches the surrounding nerves.  Symptoms of a herniated disc...

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31

Jan

5 Neck Stretches to Help Alleviate Neck Pain

Have you been sitting at a desk looking at a computer screen for days on end? Or are you often looking down at your phone? Do you sit hunched over a device or laptop? If the answer is yes to any of these questions, you are very likely experiencing neck pain. The neck holds an eno...

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30

Jan

How a Standing Desk can Help Alleviate Back Pain

How a Standing Desk Can Help Alleviate Back PainToday, most jobs require a lot of desk time, leaving you sitting in front of a computer or in meetings for long periods. Poor posture or even just being in a sitting position for too long can cause low back and neck pain. Up to 90%...

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30

Jan

What To Know About Interventional Pain Management

What is interventional pain management? There is little in life that is more distressing than chronic pain. Untreated pain in the back, neck, and spine can significantly interfere with your quality of life, decreasing your range of motion and making it impossible to derive the be...

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30

Jan

Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery vs. Traditional

  Lower back pain and neck pain affect most people at some point in their lives. Spine-related back pains can severely limit your ability to walk or work, often leading to debilitating pain. When you suffer from back pain, you must contact a pain specialist immediately to de...

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30

Jan

What is scoliosis and what causes it?

Scoliosis is a condition in which your spine curves sideways instead of being completely straight. It usually occurs in the growth spurt just before kids hit puberty. The root cause of scoliosis is sometimes traced to muscular dystrophy or cerebral palsy, but its root cause is of...

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30

Jan

Good exercises to help sciatica

Sciatica, or sciatic nerve pain, is so painful and debilitating that most people can’t get off their bed or stand upright. Sciatica is perhaps one of the most painful forms of back pain, and it can be caused by several issues, including a ruptured disk, spinal injuries, or...

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