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Back pain can make everyday life challenging. However, some people avoid going to a doctor because they don’t want to have spine or back surgery. But don’t worry, chances are, you won’t need surgery! That’s right, about 85% of our patients don’t requrie surgery to treat their neck or back pain. Depending on the cause, […]

7 Causes of Neck Pain

September 9th, 2022 by Lauren

Understanding the cause of your neck pain can help you and your doctor treat it and potentially prevent it from recurring. However, there are many causes for neck pain. Here are a few. Overuse Injury An overuse injury is just as it sounds, a injury resulting from using something too much. In this case, neck […]

Spine Tips for Back to School

August 26th, 2022 by Lauren

In the spirit of back to school time we’ve put together a list of tips to keep your spine healthy in the upcoming school season. Don’t overpack a backpack. Carrying a heavy backpack can cause back pain. Read more about backpacks and your back. Watch your posture during long reading or studying sessions. Sitting hunched […]

Saratoga Spine Sponsors a Pet for Adoption

August 22nd, 2022 by Lauren

We are happy to announce that the pet we recently sponsored with PetSmart and Focus on Ferals, INC. found a furr-ever home! We’re so happy for Jacob and his new family! He was adopted, appropriately on Black Cat Appreciation Day, at Plattsburgh PetSmart. See Focus on Ferals, INC’s Facebook page for more information on other […]

A scientific study by 2 Indian doctors examined the possible use of potassium rich foods as a treatment for individuals dealing with pain from rheumatoid arthritis.  Though not yet conclusive, their studies showed some promising results. What is it about potassium that could help ease arthritic pain? Could it help people who deal with arthritic […]

Acute Low Back Pain, with Dr. Keshmiri of Saratoga Spine Acute Low Back Pain Acute low back pain is one of the most common reasons that we see patients in the office. Typically, patients present to the office with severe debilitating back pain. They have difficulty standing, and any movement causes severe pain in their […]

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We’ve talked before about spine whether or not bike riding is good for your back. You may also remember Simon Cowell breaking his back in an e-bike accident. Well, you don’t just need to be riding an e-bike to incur a serious injury from a fall. Although, with the accident we’re talking about today, the […]

Natural Pain Killers

July 15th, 2022 by Lauren

When you’re dealing with head or neck pain part of the treatment plan usually involves lessening the pain while the area heals. There are over the counter and prescription medications for this purpose, but what about natural pain killers? Here are some ways to reduce the pain, naturally. Get Some Support, Mentally Dealing with pain […]

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