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85% of our Patients Do Not Require Surgery

February 22nd, 2022 by Andrea

Did you know that 85% of our patients do not require surgery? Many patients evaluated by one of our spine specialists believe that surgery is the only answer to correct their spinal or cervical issue. Worse yet, some people shy away from a doctor’s visit entirely for fear of a surgical recommendation. However, most of […]

Walking on all four’s

February 20th, 2017 by Andrea

Although man stands on two legs, his skeleton was originally designed to stand on all four. The result is some ingenious adaptions, not all of them successful. Scientists suggest that when humans started walking upright, a terrific mechanical imbalance resulted. When walking on two legs, backaches became common since the spine was ‘deformed’ when humans […]

Snow Shoveling and Back pain

January 24th, 2017 by Andrea

  Now that winter is upon us, everybody worries about the wear and tear that the shoveling season will bring along with it. But there are preventative measures you can take to help avoid a back injury, such as picking the right snow shovel. Take breaks to warm up, which will also warm up your […]

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Leg Length

December 27th, 2016 by Andrea

Do you have back pain? Believe it or not, the cause could be from having one leg longer than the other. Leg length differences can be caused by poor alignment of the pelvis or because one leg is longer than the other. Your body wants to be symmetrical and will do its best to compensate […]

Sex and Back Pain

December 12th, 2016 by Andrea

Do you worry as you age that you will not be able to continue with sexual activity due to back pain or that it will make your pain even worse? Back pain effects 8 out of 10 people at some point in their lives, and is the leading cause of disability globally. Several studies have […]


November 14th, 2016 by Andrea

The idea of having surgery can be frightening for anyone, no matter what age. Some individuals assume that they will be unable to participate in many activities post surgery. However, dozens of famous athletes have proven this statement wrong and have thrived following the conclusion of their back/neck related surgeries. For instance, in more recent […]

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