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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.

85% of our patients do not require surgery

February 7th, 2017 by Andrea

Did you know that 85% of our patients do not require surgery? Many patients that come in for a evaluations with one of our spine specialists believing that surgery is the only answer to correct the spinal or cervical issue that they have. Most of our patients respond very well to non-surgical options. We offer […]

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 […]


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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