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Spine Specialist

June 30, 2016

A spine specialist is a physician who focuses on treating spinal conditions exclusively.  Why is that so important?  Just like any professional athlete,  practice makes perfect.  A good track record is also important, as perfect practice usually results in a

Spinal Bone Stimulators

June 29, 2016

A spinal bone stimulator is a device which helps the body’s ability to heal its bone. This is an essential part of a spinal fusion surgery. In performing a spinal fusion, human bones which are actually living tissues growing from

Spinal Migraine

June 28, 2016

Neck pain is a common complaint. It is the most commonly caused by poor posture such as leaning into your computer or over a workstation. Additionally, wear and tear arthritis may cause neck pain.  As a result, one can sometimes

A Slow Drip

June 27, 2016

The slow drip of a faucet is similar in nature to degenerative joint disease or the  “wear and tear” arthritis.  In osteoarthritis the cartilage between joints breaks down leading to stiffness, pain and swelling. As the osteoarthritis worsens over time,

Activities of Daily Living

June 24, 2016

Activities of daily living (ADLs) are the things we would normally do in daily living. Daily living activities generally include self-care activities such as feeding ourselves, dressing, grooming, personal hygiene/bathing/showering, homemaking and leisure activities. The ability or inability to perform

Pain in the Neck

June 23, 2016

A pain in the neck is a phrase used to describe someone or something which acts as a bother or an annoyance. Neck pain is a common complaint. It is most commonly caused by poor posture such as leaning into

Do The Stork

June 22, 2016

As one ages balance usually deteriorates. With the deterioration of balance, you become more wobbly and have a tendency to fall and possibly break something. To avoid these injuries associated with files it is important to improve your balance. Balance may be improved

Spinal Deformity

June 21, 2016

A spinal deformity is an abnormal curvature of the spine. The spine is an assembly of blocks of your bones separated by discs in a unique relationship in order to preserve the alignment and protect the spinal cord and nerves.

No Shortcuts in Spine Surgery

June 20, 2016

A spine specialist is a physician who focuses on treating spinal conditions exclusively.  Why is that so important?  Just like any professional athlete,  practice makes perfect. Injuries to the neck and back may vary from major trauma where a patient

Senior Falls

June 17, 2016

In 2012-2013,  90,640 seniors 65 years of age or older died from unintentional injuries and 55% of the deaths were a result of falls. The order of frequency of unintentional deaths in seniors are: Falls Motor vehicle accidents Suffocation Poisoning