August2015

Could Your Back Pain Result from Degenerative Disc Disease?

Degenerative disc disease is one of the most common causes of lower back pain. It’s also one of the most misunderstood. Degenerative disc disease refers to the pain, and sometimes weakness or numbness, that results from a degenerated disc in the spine. This may sound simple, but the diagnosis can[…]

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How to Make Your Spinal Fusion Surgery a Success

Did you know that a spinal fusion surgery does not actually create the fusion? The surgery is performed to create the environment for the fusion to develop, and over the next 6 to 18 months your body has to create bone-growing cells to form a new bony bridge that crosses the affected[…]

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Your Leg Pain May Indicate a Spine Problem

Leg pain can range from a mild discomfort that comes and goes, to debilitating pain that disrupts sleeping, walking, and engaging in everyday activities. The pain can range from aching and searing to throbbing and burning, and it can be accompanied by other symptoms, such as a pins-and-needles sensation, and/or[…]

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Are Spine Problems Causing Your Foot Pain?

Foot pain can be very difficult to manage, as most of us spend a significant time on our feet each day. From ill-fitting shoes and injuries to conditions like tendonitis and bursitis, foot pain can cause significant discomfort and disruption of our daily lives. In most cases, our feet are[…]

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