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How Will You Stay Fit in 2017?

With 2016 quickly coming to an end, it’s time to turn your attention to the new year. This means many things, including setting goals associated with your health and overall well being. As you set your New Year’s resolutions, it’s important to pay attention to what matters most to you.[…]

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4 Alternative Back Pain Therapies

Whether you undergo surgery for your back pain, or manage it with medications, you can extend and enhance your relief with some simple mind techniques. Living with pain – even if it is short-lived – is difficult to bear, so why not try an alternative therapy to help handle your[…]

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5 Ways to Manage Back Pain with Your Mind

Whether you undergo surgery for your back pain, or manage it with medications, you can extend and enhance your relief with some simple mind techniques. Living with pain – even if it is short-lived – is difficult to bear, so why not try an alternative therapy to help handle your[…]

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Five Ways to Better Manage Lower Back Pain

No matter why you are experiencing lower back pain, nothing changes the fact that this can have a negative impact on your daily life. In between doctor visits, there are steps you can take at home to reduce pain and speed up the healing process. Here are five ways to[…]

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Alcohol and Back Pain

We are well into the holiday, and spirits are running high. With all of the holidays and family gatherings coming up, overall alcohol consumption tends to increase. While this is perfectly fine for most people, those suffering from chronic back pain may want to reconsider topping off their drink this[…]

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The Best Gifts for Those w/ Back Pain…

No matter who you’re shopping for this holiday season, there’s a great likelihood one of your recipients will suffer or have suffered from back pain. With 31 million Americans suffering from back aches and illnesses, why not give your loved ones the gift of relief this year? Our expert approved[…]

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How to Shovel Snow and Alleviate Back Pain

Back pain and injuries typically flare up more during the colder months due to several factors. We covered most of these factors last week in our blog, but we didn’t touch on the most common cause: snow removal. Using the wrong techniques when shoveling snow can put so much stress[…]

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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 Procedure: Microdisectomy

“Dr. Sharma was one of the first Neurosurgeons in Northern Virginia to perform a minimally invasive microdisectomy and decompression. Using a band aid incision and minimal dissection, he is able to remove herniated discs in an outpatient procedure. He is also among very few spine surgeons around the world who[…]

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