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Posts Tagged ‘back surgery’

Many spine surgeries are performed by both neurosurgeons and spine surgeons. So which should you choose? What’s the difference between a spine surgeon and a neurosurgeon? What is a Spine Surgeon? A spine surgeon is a type of orthopedic surgeon trained to treat disorders of the vertebral column. What is an orthopedic surgeon? An orthopedic […]

How to Help Someone After Back Surgery

January 8th, 2019 by Lauren

If your loved one is undergoing spine surgery you want to be there to help them. But it’s not always easy to know how to help someone after back surgery. Here are some post-surgery tips for caregivers. How to Sit After Back Surgery After back or neck surgery it’s recommended to keep the patient’s back […]

A Serious Spine Injury and An Inspiring Comeback

December 21st, 2018 by Lauren

A spine injury is a scary thing. It can be devastating. We often hear about traumatic injuries which leave people paralyzed. But not all injuries to the spine have such devastating consequences. This is a story about a serious spine injury…and an inspiring fight to recovery. Football Injuries If you’ve ever watched football you know […]

After finding out they may require surgery one of the first questions most people ask is “when can I be back on my feet?”.  What is a typical recovery time for back or neck surgery? Recovery times can vary depending on an individual’s condition, health and other factors. But, here are some average recovery times […]

7 Ways to Prepare for Spine Surgery

October 8th, 2018 by Lauren

What do you need to do to prepare for spine surgery? If your doctor has recommended surgery for your back or neck condition here are some things you should think about before the procedure. Prepare for Spine Surgery 1. Pre-Surgical Checkups Your doctor may ask that you visit your regular doctor for a general checkup […]

At Saratoga Spine more than 85% of our patients do not need surgery to treat their condition. However, there are times when surgery is appropriate. In our last article we talked about 5 celebrities that you would never know had gone through back surgery. Well these celebrities take it up one notch. Not only do that […]

At Saratoga Spine more than 85% of our patients do not need spine surgery to treat their condition. However, there are times when surgery is appropriate. But neck or back surgery doesn’t have to be a scary thing. Many people have had back or neck surgery and gone on to live healthy, active lives. When […]

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 […]

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