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Understanding Spinal Stenosis

Nearly half a million Americans are diagnosed with spinal stenosis, but what exactly is this condition? Read on to learn more about spinal stenosis and how narrowing spaces in your spinal canal can cause back pain.

Dec 1st, 2020
Living With Degenerative Disc Disease

Living with degenerative disc disease isn't easy, especially when conservative options don't provide relief. Keep reading to explore six tips to help manage pain so you can live a happy and healthy life.

Nov 5th, 2020
How Does PRP Therapy Work?

Did you know PRP therapy can be used to treat degenerative conditions like arthritis? If you’re wondering how this works, keep reading as we share what PRP therapy is and how it works.

Oct 6th, 2020
Is It Too Late to Do Something About My Scoliosis?

If you’re an adult living with the pain and discomfort of scoliosis, you’re not out of options. Scoliosis treatments aren’t just for children. Keep reading to learn what options are available for treating your scoliosis as an adult.

Sep 7th, 2020
Life After Spine Surgery — What You Can Expect

Are you considering spine surgery? While there are many different types of spine surgery, it’s important to know what to expect before committing. Here’s a guide to help you understand what life after spine surgery might look like.

Jun 24th, 2020
5 Tips to Reduce Your Risks for a Herniated Disc

20 out of 1000 Americans experience herniated discs, but luckily, there are a few things you can do to reduce your risk of disc herniation. Continue reading to learn simple ways that you can promote a healthy spine.

May 20th, 2020
5 Lifestyles Changes to Help Ease Back Pain

Don’t let back pain keep you from enjoying your favorite hobbies anymore. While some back pain requires advanced treatment, many people can find some relief with a few simple lifestyle changes. Keep reading for five changes you can make today.

Apr 22nd, 2020
Knowing the Difference Between PRP and Stem Cell Therapy

Is a degenerative condition, like arthritis, keeping you from living the life you want? You might benefit from PRP or stem cell therapy, two treatments that reduce pain. Keep reading to learn the difference between PRP and stem cell therapy.

Mar 1st, 2020
How Spinal Fusion Can Help Treat Severe Scoliosis

Do you have severe scoliosis? A brace might not be the best solution. Instead, you might want to consider spinal fusions. They treat severe scoliosis by preventing the curvature from worsening. Read on to learn whether a spinal fusion is right for you!

Feb 1st, 2020
8 Great Exercises to Safeguard Your Spine

Back pain is a common complaint for men and women of all ages. Chronic back pain can make you miss work and social activities, but did you know there are exercises you can do at home to strengthen your back and help prevent pain? Learn more here.

Dec 1st, 2019
How Your Weight Can Affect Your Spine

Carrying extra body weight — particularly in the belly — can significantly change the load your spine must carry. If you’re both overweight and suffering from back pain, the two conditions may be related and relieved through weight loss.

Nov 1st, 2019
Why It's So Important to Catch Scoliosis Early

Three million new cases of scoliosis are treated every year in the United States. Most cases are found in adolescents, so it’s important to diagnose the condition early in order to minimize the impact of the condition.

Oct 1st, 2019
The Dangers of Tech Neck

Technology helps us in innumerable ways, however, if you frequently use your phone for games, texting, and social media, learn more about how to prevent and cure a condition that doctors are referring to as “tech neck.”

Sep 1st, 2019
Stem Cell Therapy vs. PRP Therapy: Which Is Right for You?

Regenerative medicine treatments such as stem cell and PRP therapy have wide applications, from treating sports injuries to providing medical aesthetic improvements. Choosing between the two depends on your condition and treatment needs.

Jul 10th, 2019
What are My Treatment Options for Osteoporosis Pain?

Osteoporosis is a degenerative bone condition, and though it doesn’t cause pain directly, its effects can lead to a variety of fracture types, some of which can lead to chronic pain. Find out what your options are for treating this pain

Jun 14th, 2019
When Does Neck Pain Require Surgery?

Living with chronic neck pain may feel like no life at all. You may be willing to try anything to get your health back on track. Find out when surgery may be required — and if so, what you can expect.

May 13th, 2019
Returning to Sports After Back Surgery

If back pain has sidelined you from your favorite activities, and you’re opting for back surgery, patience is key. But the rewards will far outweigh the forced timeout when you’re able to get back into the game without pain.

Apr 4th, 2019
Common Symptoms of Spinal Stenosis and Your Options For Relief

Are you suffering from pain in your neck or back? Do you have tingling limbs? You may have spinal stenosis, a progressive and eventually debilitating disease. Find out the common symptoms to look for and learn about the many options for treatment.

Jan 8th, 2019
PRP: An All-Natural Treatment for Chronic Low Back Pain

Relief for your low back pain could be in your own blood. With PRP injections, components found in blood can be used to help spur healing so you can find meaningful relief for your painful symptoms without resorting to surgery.

Nov 28th, 2018
Can Adults Develop Scoliosis?

Scoliosis is an abnormal curvature of the spine that typically shows up in children and teens. But did you know that scoliosis can also affect adults? Read on to learn more about adult scoliosis, and the healing treatments provided by John Regan, MD.

Oct 31st, 2018