Spine Health

Are You Following these Spine Health Tips?

When it comes to spine health, many people never really consider the steps they can take on a daily basis to improve their life. While there are times when you have no choice but to seek professional help, this doesn’t mean there’s nothing you can do at home to enhance[…]

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Spine Care During the Summer Months: Things to Think About

Now that we’ve reached the middle of summer, most people are spending quite a bit of time outdoors. From gardening to mowing the lawn, from swimming to hiking, you’re always on the go. While there is nothing wrong with staying active, as this can benefit your mind and body in[…]

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Spinal Stenosis, Minimally Invasive Surgery, and Improved Function

Have you been diagnosed with spinal stenosis? Are you under the impression that open spine surgery is your only option? In the past, you may have been correct. However, things have changed in today’s medical world, with minimally invasive surgery an option to consider. While there are many benefits of[…]

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Vertebroplasty to Treat Pain from a Spinal Fracture

The pain associated with a spinal fracture is real. For this reason, you need to learn as much as possible about the treatment methods for eliminating this pain once and for all. This is where vertebroplasty comes into play. With this, a special type of cement is injected into the[…]

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How to Prepare for Cervical Spine Surgery

Are you set to have cervical spine surgery in the near future? Maybe this is scheduled for next week. Or maybe it’s something on your schedule in the next month or so. Regardless, you must make sure you’re prepared for everything this will bring. While no two people are identical,[…]

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Spinal Trauma: Things You Need to Know

As the name suggests, spinal trauma consists of damage to the spinal cord. In addition to direct damage to the spinal cord, it can also be caused by disease associated with nearby blood vessels, tissues, and/or bones. There are many causes of spinal trauma, with the following among the most[…]

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Stop Painful Falls from Injuring Your Spine

According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), one in every three adults falls each year. These falls can cause painful and dangerous injuries such as hip fractures, back injuries and head traumas, and they can even increase the risk of early death. For older adults, the risk of injury[…]

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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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4 Spine Diseases and Conditions Treated with Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery

Minimally invasive spine surgery uses advanced techniques and technology to treat a patient’s spine condition without disrupting the surrounding soft tissues. Computer-assisted technology and highly specialized tools and instruments are used to assist the surgeons with visualization and control. Since minimally invasive spine surgery has so many benefits, including smaller[…]

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