Ankylosing Spondylitis

What in the world is ankylosing spondylitis? It's a disease of the vertebra and you can find out everything about it here:

2018-08-07T10:34:14+00:00September 21st, 2018|General|Comments Off on Ankylosing Spondylitis

Stuffed Mushrooms

Winter brings a string of food-centered holidays, and lots more occasions for friends and family to gather for parties, tailgate picnics and office luncheons, where finger food is the fare. All these give you opportunities to create and serve a tasty, seasonal appetizer.

2018-08-07T10:40:40+00:00September 16th, 2018|General|Comments Off on Stuffed Mushrooms

Holidays and Heartburn

Patients who suffer from heartburn: By following the advice presented in this post, you can enjoy the foods and drinks you love this holiday season.

2018-08-07T10:41:31+00:00September 11th, 2018|General|Comments Off on Holidays and Heartburn

Is My Weight Causing Back Problems?

Patients who have a back problem are encouraged to honestly evaluate their weight. Losing weight can help avoid back, hip and knee troubles - ask your doctor how.

2018-08-07T10:44:51+00:00September 6th, 2018|General|Comments Off on Is My Weight Causing Back Problems?

Alternative Treatments for Back Pain

Back pain is a common distressing medical condition that can affect an individual’s quality of life. There are a variety of different treatment options available to patients with back pain. Most of these include physical therapy and medical treatment. Surgical treatment options are also available, but may not be for everyone.

2018-08-07T10:46:06+00:00September 1st, 2018|General|Comments Off on Alternative Treatments for Back Pain

Extreme Lateral Interbody Fusion (XLIF)

In fusion surgery (also called arthrodesis) two bones are fused together to form a single piece of bone tissue. When fusion surgery is done with vertebrae in the spine, the bones are fused together and the disc space between them no longer exists. Thus, two vertebrae are fused together to form a single, solid bone.

2018-08-07T10:47:18+00:00August 26th, 2018|General|Comments Off on Extreme Lateral Interbody Fusion (XLIF)

Spinal Stenosis

Pain, tingling, weakness and instability - all these can result from stenosis, a narrowing of the canal in the vertebrae that can pinch and damage the spinal cord.

2018-08-07T10:47:48+00:00August 21st, 2018|General|Comments Off on Spinal Stenosis

Vitamin D Overview

Known as “The Sunshine Vitamin,” Vitamin D helps your body absorb and use calcium, which is essential for strong bones and teeth, among other benefits.

2018-08-07T10:49:15+00:00August 11th, 2018|General|Comments Off on Vitamin D Overview

Watch Your Back – Tips for a Healthy Spine

Anyone who's suffered back pain knows how important it is to protect your spine. Here are six easy ways to watch out for yourself, and avoid spine trouble that could save you a lot of pain.

2018-08-07T13:34:38+00:00August 6th, 2018|General|Comments Off on Watch Your Back – Tips for a Healthy Spine