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All You Need to Know About Sacroiliitis: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment Options

Sacroiliitis is a condition that often goes unrecognized but can significantly impact an individual's quality of life. It involves inflammation of one or both of the sacroiliac joints, located where the lower spine and pelvis connect. Understanding sacroiliitis is crucial, as it affects many people and is often misdiagnosed due to the complexity of its […]

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How Minimally Invasive Surgery is Changing Spine Care

In recent times, the field of spine surgery has undergone substantial advancements, particularly with the emergence of minimally invasive surgical techniques. However, numerous myths and misconceptions about spine surgery that are based on older, more invasive procedures are still widely circulated among individuals with neck or back pain. In this article, we are going to […]

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Navigating Spinal Health: When to See a Specialist

Life in Melbourne, Florida, with its perfect blend of athletic activities and relaxed beach days, is best enjoyed in good health, and that includes taking care of your spine. Yet, it's common to dismiss back pain or discomfort as something minor, leaving many unsure of when it's just a temporary ache or a signal for […]

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Understanding Sciatica: A Comprehensive Guide to Symptoms, Causes, and Treatments

Sciatica is a medical condition commonly known for the pain it can cause that radiates along the path of the sciatic nerve, branching from the lower back through the hips and buttocks and down each leg. Typically, sciatica affects only one side of the body and can lead to discomfort, pain, numbness, or weakness in […]

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Keeping Your Spine Healthy - Common Conditions

The human spine is a marvel of engineering, serving as the central support structure for our entire body and facilitating a wide range of movements. However, like any intricate machine, it's not immune to wear and tear. Today, we'll explore some of the common issues that can affect the spine, shedding light on the conditions […]

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Understanding Foraminal Stenosis

What is Foraminal Stenosis? Foraminal stenosis, also known as neural foraminal stenosis, is a condition characterized by the narrowing of the foramen. These foramen are essential as they provide passage for the spinal nerves that control sensation and movement in various parts of the body. When the foramen narrows, it can compress the nerves, leading […]

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Delaying Spine Surgery - Pros and Cons

Don't Wait! - The Importance of Timely Spine Surgery

If you've ever been recommended spine surgery before, you've probably contemplated what your next steps will be and maybe even considered postponing it. While the prospect of undergoing surgery can be daunting, postponing spine surgery can potentially lead to worse surgical outcomes and a more difficult recovery after the surgery. While this is not always […]

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Stop pain before it begins? The importance of Posture

Good posture is absolutely essential in keeping your spine healthy and preventing neck and back pain from developing in the future. This is especially important for office workers and those who are inactive for much of the day. Many people often slouch and hunch over their desks, computers, and phones, leading to poor posture and […]

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Understanding SI Joint Pain: Causes, Symptoms, and Effective Relief Methods

SI (sacroiliac) joint pain is a common condition that affects one or both of the sacroiliac joints and can cause pain in the lower back or buttocks. It occurs when the SI joints between `the sacrum, a triangular bone at the base of the spine, and the ilium, the wing-shaped bone of the pelvis, experience […]

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The Advantages of Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery for Herniated Discs

Herniated discs can cause severe pain and discomfort, which can often have a significant negative impact on your quality of life. When conservative treatments fail to provide adequate relief, spine surgery can become a potential treatment path. In recent years, minimally invasive spine surgery has emerged as a generally superior alternative to traditional open surgery […]

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