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Pinched nerves don’t have to be such a “pain in your neck”

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Prevention and treatment can make all the difference By Grigory Goldberg, MD, FAAOS Anyone who’s experienced a pinched nerve knows just how “unnerving” it can truly be. The odds are that most of you have dealt with an episode or two, and will more than likely will do so again in the future. After all,30

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Understanding PSIS

  The PSIS, or Posterior Superior Iliac Spine, is one of the three major components of the hip bone. Unlike most other major bones, it is not palpable and is instead recognized by a small dimple directly above the buttock. Patients experiencing severe and chronic lower back pain are often suffering from an injury to30

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The Big Thaw : Getting Your Spine Ready For Spring

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The Big Thaw: Getting Your Spine Ready For Spring Finally, spring is right around the corner! After months of cold and indoor activities, most of us can’t wait to spend our days and evenings soaking up the mild spring air outdoors. Whether this means days spent gardening or brisk walks at night, spine care specialist,30

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Four Tips For A Healthier Spine

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For those living with chronic back pain, visiting specialist after specialist to conquer their spine pain can seem like a daunting proposition. Thankfully, there are a few simple steps you can take from the comfort of your own home to help alleviate spine pain and prevent future episodes of back pain. Rather than proposing radical30

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Corpectomy 101

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Your spine is made up of a series of irregular bones, known as vertebrae. Each vertebra has a body, made up of several parts, which include the bone, spongy tissue, and a hard outer protective bone. In some cases, the vertebral body can become damaged, necessitating a procedure called corpectomy. A corpectomy is a surgical30

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Spine Care Tips for Winter

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The holidays are coming to a close, but there are still several months of winter ahead of us. Stay safe and avoid compromising the safety of your spine with the following fall prevention and spine care tips for the winter. Take Care While Shoveling Snow: Keeping your property safe is an essential step in preventing30

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Best Mattresses and Sleeping Positions for Spine and Back Pain

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For most of us, sleep is a restorative process. Our bodies are able to reset themselves, our minds decompress from our day, and we wake feeling physically and emotionally rejuvenated. For those suffering from back pain, whether chronic in nature or the result of recovery from minimally invasive spine surgery, sleep can be downright painful.30

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Title: Simple Tips For Reducing Back Pain While Traveling

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The holidays are a time for making memories with family and friends. Accomplishing this often involves an intense amount of travel. Airlines and railroads report more than double the travel takes place during the months of November and December than during any of the other months of the year. Is your back prepared? Dr. Grigory30

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Don’t Put Yourself Out: Fall Prevention Tips to Avoid Back Injury

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If you’ve ever been so unlucky to experience back pain, or even worse, throw out your back, you know that recovery time can take days or even weeks. Lower back pain is often due to injury or trauma to the ligaments and muscles from to quick movements, poor lifting techniques, or falls. Falls are extremely30

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What is Cervical Radiculopathy?

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Cervical Radiculopathy is a common medical diagnosis that can take on a number of forms. Simply put, it’s the pain and neurological symptoms resulting from any irritation of a nerve in the neck, or cervical spine. Many refer to it as a pinched nerve. Nerves in the neck branch out to the muscles that help30

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