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From Spine Fusion Failure to Full Recovery

Many patients who visit us have run into previous issues with other doctors and surgeons. They don’t understand what went wrong in the past, or how to fix the issue with the hope of once again living life to its fullest. Recently, we consulted with a patient dealing with the[…]

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Is Sciatica Slowing You Down?

We consult with patients dealing with almost every back or neck issue imaginable. Sciatica, for example, is a problem that plagues many people. Recently, we met with a patient who had sciatica originating in her spine and radiating all the way down her left leg to her foot. This resulted[…]

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A Herniated Disc can Cause Severe Leg Problems

A herniated disc has the potential to cause a variety of health concerns throughout your body. For example, depending on the location, it can cause severe leg problems that limit your ability to live your day-to-day life. Recently, we consulted with a patient who was diagnosed with a herniated disc[…]

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Don’t Let a Back or Neck Injury Slow You Down

If you’re suffering from a back or neck injury, it’s easy to assume that you have no choice but to alter your life. This is particularly true if you’ve received treatment in the past without positive results. But there’s good news: there’s a solution to every problem. For example, we[…]

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A Car Accident has the Potential to Cause Serious Injury

Every time you get behind the wheel of a vehicle you put yourself at risk of an accident. While this isn’t likely to happen, if it does you could end up with some serious injuries. We recently consulted with a patient who was injured in a near-fatal car crash. His[…]

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We Help Patients When No One Else Can

There’s nothing more frustrating than consulting with a patient who has been turned away for medical treatment in the past. At our practice, we take great pride in helping each and every patient, even when others told them there’s no solution to their problem. Recently, we consulted with a patient[…]

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Testing Doesn’t Always Lead to the Right Diagnosis

When suffering from a back or neck injury, it’s critical to receive a proper diagnosis as quickly as possible. Despite the fact that testing can help a medical professional better understand your condition, it doesn’t always result in an accurate diagnosis. Recently, we consulted with a patient who had 10[…]

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Don’t Let Sciatica Slow You Down

Many people who are suffering from sciatica assume there’s nothing they can do to find relief. While the pain and discomfort may come and go, it’s not an ailment you want to live with. Recently, we consulted with a patient whose sciatica was originating at her spine and radiating all[…]

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Patient Finds Relief After Spine Fusion Failure

When you decide to undergo any type of surgical procedure, you assume that you’ll come out the other side feeling better. Unfortunately, this doesn’t always happen. We recently consulted with a patient dealing with the impact of a failed spine fusion surgery. Not only was he frustrated with the lack[…]

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Consider All Your Medical Options Before Making a Decision

When dealing with back or neck pain, it’s easy to focus on one type of treatment and hope for the best. Rather than take this approach, you should consider all your medical options before making a final decision. We recently consulted with a patient who was suffering from back pain[…]

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