Neck Pain? The Problem Could Be Your Pillow

Do you think a bed piled high with pillows is the height of luxury? Do you stack ‘em up high when you go to sleep at night? If so, you’re not alone. There’s something about the soft, sinking sensation of a pile of pillows that makes us feel secure and comforted. Unfortunately, that’s a psychological,… Continue Reading

Study Confirms Safety of Outpatient Minimally Invasive Neck Surgery

A groundbreaking study conducted by researchers at the Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) in New York City will provide increased confidence for prospective cervical spine surgery patients: it confirms that patients can undergo an intricate surgery known as an anterior cervical discectomy and fusion (ACDF) on an outpatient basis and expect to have the same… Continue Reading

Study of Adult Scoliosis Concludes That Surgery Is Not Always Necessary

Though we generally associate scoliosis with adolescent girls, the condition can appear at any age. When scoliosis appears in adults, it can result in pain that is significantly worse than is the case with teens. This is largely due to the fact that adult symptoms are exacerbated by the normal degeneration of vertebral discs that… Continue Reading