October2013

Perfect Posture for your Position

Proper posture isn’t just something your mom nagged about, it’s actually extremely vital to your overall spine health and prevention of lower back pain. How many hours a day do you spend standing or sitting down? Whether your driving, working, or running errands, chances are you’re not lying down during[…]

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Artificial Lumbar Disc Surgery

For patients who suffer from chronic back pain, spinal fusion surgery is usually the first surgical option they are willing to consider. As we previously discussed , the purpose of spinal fusion is to merge multiple vertebrae in order to strengthen the spine and relieve chronic back pain. Thanks to[…]

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Minimally Invasive Solution: Direct Lateral Interbody Fusion

 In recent years, minimally invasive solutions are becoming more and more the norm for physicians who practice spinal surgery. One of the most prominent techniques used in minimally invasive surgeries is the Direct Lateral Interbody Fusion, also known as XLIF. This approach to spinal fusion allows access to the affected spinal[…]

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Is Your Spine Pain Cancer?

If your back pain is severe enough, it’s completely understanding to think that maybe the origin of your discomfort stems from cancer. While most Americans who suffer from back pain are cancer free, extreme pain in the spine is the most common symptom of spinal cancers. Tumors in the spine[…]

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