Surgeons Use 3D Technology to Perfect Intricate Surgery

You are probably familiar with scoliosis, the curvature of the spine that is common in children and adolescents. But what you may not be aware of is that scoliosis can occur in adults, and when it happens it can be absolutely debilitating. Adult degenerative scoliosis frequently includes additional spinal conditions, including spinal stenosis, spondylolisthesis, degenerative… Continue Reading

Have You Heard About the McKenzie Method?

If you’ve been experiencing back pain and have been doing some independent internet research, you may have come across a description of the McKenzie Method of physical therapy. The McKenzie Method was developed by New Zealand physical therapist Robin McKenzie nearly 60 years ago after he realized that some of his back pain patients experienced… Continue Reading

Study Reveals 10-Year Success From Cervical Spine Surgery

At the recently held American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS) 2019 Annual Scientific Meeting, researchers presented the results of a study showing that the use of an artificial cervical disc provided patients with significant post-surgical satisfaction 10 years after the device was implanted. This is important information for patients and surgeons alike, as the test… Continue Reading

Quick Relief for Back Pain

Back pain is nothing new to a large percentage of the population. With eight out of ten people experiencing some kind of spine problem at some point in their lives, you may already have your own coping mechanisms, or may be in the midst of treatment for a problem that’s been with you for a… Continue Reading

Using Tennis Balls to Help Minor Back Pain

There are many different types of back pain. Short-term muscle pain from over-exertion is an entirely different problem from damage that has been done to the structures that make up your spine, but that doesn’t change the fact that they can cause real discomfort. If you are struggling with a knot in your back and… Continue Reading