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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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Diagram showing SI Joint Pain

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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Understanding Herniated Discs: Symptoms, Treatment, and Recovery

Herniated discs can cause significant pain and discomfort, affecting the quality of life for many individuals. It's important to understand the seriousness of this condition, whether it can heal on its own, the common symptoms associated with it, and the available treatment options. In this article, we will explore these questions and other common questions […]

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How Interventional Pain Management Provides Relief for Neck and Back Pain

When it comes to managing neck and back pain, one of the most commonly used and successful types of procedures is known as interventional pain management. These procedures aim to target the underlying causes of pain, providing both short-term and long-term relief. Some of the most commonly used pain management procedures include: - Epidural Steroid […]

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Choosing The Right Spine Surgeon

The decision to undergo spine surgery is a big one, and finding the right surgeon can make all the difference between a life without pain and the need for further surgery. Finding a top spine surgeon can ensure that you receive the highest quality care and achieve the best possible results. With so many spine […]

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Cervical Disc Herniations: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment

Cervical disc herniations occur when the discs in the neck become damaged or displaced, leading to compression of the spinal cord or nerve roots. This condition can cause severe pain and limited mobility, affecting a person's daily activities. In this article, we will discuss the causes, symptoms, and treatment options for cervical disc herniations. What […]

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Orthopedic Surgeons: 7 Things You Need to Know

As you may already know, selecting the right doctor or physician is one of the most important steps in finding long-lasting and effective symptom relief. As someone who may be dealing with an injury or chronic pain, you may be considering consulting an orthopedic surgeon for help. However, before making such an important decision, it's […]

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