Category Archives: Press Release

How Obesity Contributes to Back Pain

There are many possible causes of back pain, and just as many potential contributing factors. Excess weight, in particular, can place added pressure on the spine and its supporting joints and muscles. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), more than 30 percent of Americans may be considered obese, defined as having…
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Using Physical Therapy for Back Pain

Physical therapy is a technique used by spine doctors to help treat and manage chronic and acute back pain. Physical therapy services are often offered for patients who have acute back pain caused by a slip and fall, fracture, or an auto accident. Spine doctors also provide physical therapy for your chronic back pain and…
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Invasive vs. Minimally Invasive Back Surgery

When back surgery becomes a possible source of relief for your pain or recurring discomfort, you will have a choice between a minimally invasive procedure and a traditional open procedure, which is a more invasive type of surgery. Understanding the differences between each approach to back surgery may help you make a more confident and…
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The Latest in Back Surgery Technology

Back surgery is generally less invasive than it was even a decade ago. Many common procedures can now be performed with smaller incisions and increased dexterity on the part of the surgeon with the assistance of tiny cameras. The purpose of most advances in back surgery technology is to increase range of motion, reduce recovery…
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