January2013

Your Spine and Your Sleep

Want to have a better night’s sleep? Instead of listening to whale sounds maybe it’s time you start focusing on your spine. That’s right your spine affects your sleep. This should not come as any surprise to anyone, but it is frequently overlooked, often on a nightly basis. Sometimes people[…]

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38 Questions to Ask Your Surgeon Before Having Back Surgery

Stephanie Burke of Spine-Health compiled this comprehensive list of questions that I think is a very important checklist when discussing surgical options. Take these with you on your next consultation: Questions before you decide to have the surgery What type of surgery are you recommending? Why? What is the source[…]

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Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery and Why it’s Important

Happy New Year! It’s important to know as much as possible about the benefits of minimally invasive spine surgery. Click here to learn important points about the importance of this procedure and why it’s important for patients. Mudit Sharma, MD, FAANS,                                                                                                  Founder, Virginia Spine Specialists

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The Conservative Approach to Back Problems

Back and neck pain can affect anyone at some point in his or her life. Fortunately the vast majority of these episodes do not last long and improve on their own. When back or neck problems become too painful to treat at home or when the go on too long,[…]

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