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Can I Live A Normal Life After Spinal Fusion?

December 11th, 2023 by itmc

What is Spinal Fusion? Spinal fusion is a surgical procedure used to join two or more vertebrae in the spine. The main aim of this procedure is to eliminate motion between vertebrae segments, which can be a source of pain or instability. When is Spinal Fusion Recommended? Spinal fusion is recommended in various situations where […]

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Many people believe that when it’s cold and raining there is an impact on their bodily aches and pains. Some will even say they can tell when snow is coming. But, to date, there have been few scientific studies on this phenomenon, and the studies that have been done have not proved conclusive. However, there […]

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Many people become fearful when they consider having spine surgery. That’s understandable. It’s also understandable that they want a spine surgeon who is very highly skilled. But how do you make an assessment like this? What should you look for in choosing a spine surgeon? Board Certified and Fellowship Trained The first thing to consider […]

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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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