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The Benefits of Least Invasive Surgical Procedures

Surgical procedures for back pain have come a long way in the last two decades. In the not-so-distant past, spine surgeons would need to make lengthy incisions into the muscles of your back in order to reach the problem areas of your spine and correct them. They would depend on their naked eye so find… read more

Why Sometimes Back Surgery Fails…And What You Can Do Next

Having back surgery is a big deal for a patient. By the time most patients reach the point where they require surgery, they’ve been suffering with the pain for a long time. This is usually the last resort. Surgery offers a sense of hope; that finally, after everything they’ve been through, they’ll be on the… read more

How Pinched Nerves Affect Your Health

If you’ve ever dealt with a pinched nerve, you know how painful it can be. A pinched nerve occurs when too much pressure is applied to a nerve by bones, muscles, tendons, or cartilage. This pressure can cause debilitating pain, tingling, numbness, or weakness. Keep reading to learn the ins and outs of pinched nerves.… read more

Here’s How to Deal with Lower Back Pain

It’s no secret that lower back pain can be an absolute nightmare. Whatever the cause, this condition can be hard to shake. Keep in mind that about one in four Americans say they experience some degree of lower back pain on a regular basis, so by no means are you alone. But how you choose… read more