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  • Lifting with Care After Surgery in Newport beach

3 Ways to Reduce the Risk of Back Injury When Lifting

Whether it’s a child, bushel of laundry, or a box, there will always be a need for you to lift something now and then. Your spine is designed to handle some level of stress and strain, but improper lifting of the things you need to carry can result in an […]

December 26th, 2016|Uncategorized|
  • How to Communicate Effectively With a Spine Surgeon in Newport Beach

Communicating Effectively with Your Spine Surgeon

Communication is essential when visiting a spine surgeon for a more accurate diagnosis of your back pain. You can increase your odds of experiencing a productive recovery or reaching a point where your discomfort is comfortably managed. Make sure to think about the questions you’ll ask as you prepare for […]

December 21st, 2016|Uncategorized|
  • The bones of the back are divided into three sections: Cervical, Thoracic, and Lumbar

4 Things Patients Should Know About Spinal Fusion

Performed more than 400,000 times each year in the United States, spinal fusion surgery is a fairly common procedure. In a nutshell, it involves the connecting of two or more adjacent bones of the spine (vertebrae) to restore the stability of the spine. Here are 4 things you’ll need to […]

December 19th, 2016|Uncategorized|
  • Differences in Santa Monica, CA

What Is the Difference Between a Bulging and Herniated Disc?

The terms “bulging” and “herniated” are often incorrectly used interchangeably to describe pain related to a spinal disc. This is because both terms refer to a similar condition. Spinal disc abnormalities become a problem when nearby nerves are affected. Having a better understanding of these terms can help determine the […]

December 14th, 2016|Uncategorized|
  • The Typical Causes of Spine Injuries in San Bernardino, CA

5 Most Common Causes of Spine Injuries needing Spine Surgery in Orange County

More than 12,000 people sustain and survive spinal cord injuries each year. Any injury to the spinal cord has the potential to cause lasting damage and involve extensive therapy,  and an assortment of related challenges and frustrations. Consider some of the leading causes of spinal cord injuries to get a […]

December 12th, 2016|Uncategorized|
  • Alleviating Arthritis Pain Naturally in Marina del Rey, CA

5 Ways to Alleviate Arthritis Pain Naturally

Osteoarthritis, a type of degenerative arthritis caused by age-related wear, and rheumatoid arthritis are the two most common forms of a condition that affects approximately 50 million Americans. Natural remedies are especially appealing if you’re looking to reduce the risk of side effects associated with some medications. Though severe arthritis-related […]

December 7th, 2016|Uncategorized|
  • Different Remedies for Scoliosis in Newport Beach, CA

Alternative Non-surgical Treatments for Scoliosis

The sideways curvature of the spine characteristic of scoliosis often develops during childhood growth spurts. Scoliosis is only a problem if the curvature reaches a point where nerves are compressed, which sometimes happens in adulthood due to age-related changes to the spine and supporting discs. Luckily, there are a few […]

December 5th, 2016|Uncategorized|
  • What are the Differences Between Minimally Invasive Surgery and Laser Spine Surgery in San Bernardino, CA?

Differences Between Minimally Invasive Surgery & Laser Spine Surgery

Laser spine surgery (LSS) is often assumed to be a type of minimally invasive spine surgery (MISS). Though this is technically true in many respects, there are also a few important differences to consider. If you are at a point where spine surgery is a possible source of pain relief […]

November 30th, 2016|Uncategorized|
  • How to Alleviate Neck Pain with Home Remedies in San Bernardino, CA

4 Home Remedies That Can Alleviate Your Neck Pain

Affecting anywhere from 50 to 70 percent of the population at one time or another, neck pain is almost as common as back pain. Fortunately, most instances of neck pain are temporary and don’t necessarily require going through a spinal fusion procedure. In fact, neck pain often responds well to […]

November 28th, 2016|Uncategorized|
  • Knowing When You Need Back Surgery for Your Chronic Pain in Marina del Rey, CA

Do You Need Back Surgery for Your Chronic Pain?

If you’re one of nearly 15 million people who go to the doctor each year for chronic back pain, relief is understandably the first thing on your mind. Defined as pain lasting 6 months or more, chronic pain can range from mild to debilitating and often demands attention. However, it […]

November 23rd, 2016|Uncategorized|