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There are so many reasons for experiencing back pain. Sometimes it’s a result of the work our patients do, including heavy lifting and repetitive movement that taxes our lower back. Sometimes we merely overdo it in everyday life while, other times, an accident or fall causes our lower back pain. Whichever the reason, it’s important […]
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Anyone suffering low back pain likely prefers a non-surgical way to combat that pain…and a lumbar injection may be the answer for many patients. This is a practice that’s been in use for more than a half-century and one that proves to be helpful for a number of conditions, like sciatica. Specifically, a lumbar epidural […]
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“You need surgery.” That’s never a phrase that patients want to hear. Use the word “surgery” and most individuals go into panic mode. And rightfully so. While no responsible doctor recommends surgery without expecting there will be an upside and positive results, any kind of surgery carries a fair number of risks. As doctors, it’s […]
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The spine contains some of the strongest bones in our body, but even our spines are prone to injury for a number of reasons. Just like all the other bones in the human anatomy, a vertebra in the spine can fracture and, when it does, it will need prompt attention. A lumbar compression fracture is […]
While lower back pain still remains the major cause of missed days in workplaces around the world, spine upper back pain has become more and more common among individuals who spend much of their day hunched over a computer. Individuals of all ages are prone to spine upper back pain but, these days, college and […]
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It’s safe to say, no doubt, that as a spine specialist you’ve viewed a lumbar injury or two…or two hundred…or two thousand, if you’ve been in practice for a long time. Maybe you specialize in treating athletes or perhaps dancers or gymnasts. All those categories of individuals are prone to lumbar injuries, from strains and […]
If you’re a parent, you know what it’s like when your child is sick or hurting. You’d do anything in your power to change places with them and you’ll go to the ends of the earth to make them feel better. Things get especially scary when it’s difficult to diagnosis their problem. Child back pain […]
Did you know that there have been studies done about lumbar curvature in women and how certain spinal curves serve to make the female more attractive? A few years ago, four professors from the U.S., Turkey, and Lebanon penned a study called “Lumbar curvature: A previously undiscovered standard of attractiveness”. In this study, the academics […]
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Lumbar radiculopathy affects many individuals of all ages. Better known to the layperson as sciatica, it can be terribly uncomfortable and can really limit our patients’ activity. Some patients describe this radiating pain as the worst they’ve experienced, as a matter of fact, and many say that it persists through walking, sitting, and laying down, […]
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If you specialize in the treatment of spine-related conditions, you know that the phrase “ spine diseases and disorders ” can refer to a myriad of different things from lower back pain to much more serious issues such as tumors or deformities. Depending on your specialty, you probably encounter some problems more than others. A […]
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Lumbar arthritis, also referred to as spinal arthritis or osteoarthritis, is a fairly common spine issue, most often associated with aging and commonly diagnosed in individuals over 50 years of age. Some people with lumbar arthritis will suffer from a lot of pain while, for others, pain will be minimal. The disorder affects everyone differently […]
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