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All About Disc Replacements

All About Disc Replacements

Your intervertebral discs are the invisible cushions of the body; these spongy structures sit between your spinal vertebrae and absorb impact when you move to assist with spinal movement. As we age, our intervertebral discs degenerate and get worn down. This can...

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What to Expect When Recovering From Spinal Surgery

What to Expect When Recovering From Spinal Surgery

Spine surgery is a treatment option typically recommended by doctors as a last resort after the patient has undergone all the less invasive options. Since spinal surgery poses a certain amount of risk and a significant amount of recovery time, it is usually only...

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Living an Active Life With a Herniated Disk

Living an Active Life With a Herniated Disk

Herniated discs are extremely common; StatPearlsPublishing reports rates of around 5-20 cases per 1000 adults per year, mostly in the third to fifth decade of life. Although some people with herniated discs experience mild symptoms and a fairly short recovery period,...

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When Should I See a Doctor for My Back Pain

When Should I See a Doctor for My Back Pain

Back pain has affected most people at some point in their lives. The pain may range from mild discomfort to debilitating. If you are often afflicted with striking pain along your spine, it may be difficult to tell whether the pain is a minor issue or if it’s a real...

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Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery

Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery

Minimally invasive spine surgery (MIS) refers to procedures that stabilize the spinal joints and vertebral bones and/or alleviate pressure applied to the spinal nerves, which is typically due to conditions like bone spurs, spinal instability, scoliosis, herniated...

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The Impact of Untreated Spine Injuries

The Impact of Untreated Spine Injuries

Your health is always a top priority; any problems with your physical health has a lasting impact on all parts of your life. While there’s always a significant risk directly connected with leaving an injury untreated for any period of time, spinal injuries can be...

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