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Saratoga Spine in the Community

October 28th, 2022 by Lauren

Saratoga Spine is proud to be a part of our local communities. This fall we sponsored a team in the Town of Plattsburgh Youth Soccer, Mini Mites division. We wish all the boys and girls participating a fun season!

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What is Ankylosing Spondylitis?

October 21st, 2022 by Lauren

Ankylosing Spondylitis is a condition marked by inflammation in the joints and ligaments of the spine. This inflammation can cause stiffness and make bending and/or twisting difficult. In severe cases of ankylosing spondylitis, the bones in the spine can actually fuse together. When adjacent vertebrae fuse the joint between them can no longer move, further […]

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Giants fans weren’t happy to see their QB Daniel Jones sitting on the sidelines at the end of this season. For those who don’t follow football, the quarterback of the New York Giants suffered a neck injury earlier in the season. Knowing how serious spine injuries can be, Jones and the team are taking precautions […]

7 Tips to Prevent Back Pain After Flying

January 24th, 2018 by Lauren

When the weather gets cold here in Upstate New York a lot of people take to flight. If you’re making travel arrangements, take a break in your planning to read these tips on how to prevent back pain after flying. See also: Back Pain While Driving 1. Strengthen your Core If you have time before […]

Understanding Back Pain in Older Adults

May 11th, 2017 by Lauren

In our previous article we presented staggering statistics about the percentage of the population that suffers from back pain. A study1 about back pain in older adults reported that approximately 25-33% of older adults suffer from chronic lower back pain. In this article we’ll review some causes for this to better understand back pain in […]

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Thank you cake

April 13th, 2017 by Lauren

Thank you K.H. for the beautiful cake. It tastes as good as it looks. We are so happy to hear how well you are doing.

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 […]

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