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March 27, 2015

Air Force One Follows Cervical Spine Surgery

Not everybody who undergoes cervical spine surgery is fortunate enough to have friends in high places; certainly not friends who can transport them home in Air Force One after the procedure. Valerie Jarrett, senior adviser to President Obama, happens to […]

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March 25, 2015

Tapering Tech for Neck Pain Treatment

Got neck pain? Treatment might be as easy as cutting back on your tech gizmo time! It isn’t always that simple though, as some neck pain signals serious conditions that may in fact require interventional pain treatment and even in […]

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March 23, 2015

Narcotics Not Worthwhile Back Pain Treatment

Guns and car crashes might not be as dangerous as narcotic chronic back pain treatment, for conditions like herniated disc and degenerative disc disease (statistically speaking that is…) This is perhaps another great reason to consider a microdiscectomy procedure when […]

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March 20, 2015

Core Moves to Avoid for Herniated Discs

Remember doing straight-leg sit-ups in gym class (with a PE teacher barking at you) till you couldn’t move? Well, thankfully we are wiser now and know how unproductive, and even dangerous, those sit-ups are. Core exercises are often recommended to […]

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March 18, 2015

Over the Counter Back Pain Treatment

For the most part it’s true…you get what you pay for. When the source of your chronic back pain is a serious condition, like degenerative disc disease or spinal stenosis, over-the-counter (OTC) drugstore remedies might not suffice. However for most […]

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March 16, 2015

Rx Back Pain Treatment Tips

Your back pain is simply miserable; symptoms have been dragging you down for what seems like forever and OTC drugs just aren’t doing much of anything. Your doctor’s back pain treatment might not require laser spine surgery at this point, […]

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March 6, 2015

DIY Back Pain Treatment

It might start while climbing out of bed the wrong way, or develop gradually for reasons only known to the inner workings of your spine. Back pain affects most of us at some point in our lives. Whether it’s due […]

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March 4, 2015

Spinal Stenosis Recovery and Depression

Depression and back pain are both very tricky conditions to diagnose and treat. For those of you struggling with pain from spinal stenosis and depression, life can seem quite bleak. But what if you have already undergone back surgery? Shouldn’t […]

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March 2, 2015

Whiplash and Prior Herniated Discs

One of the most common car accidents is the rear-end collision in which a car is hit from behind. If you have unfortunately been in one of these events you may be receiving neck pain treatment for a common injury […]

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February 27, 2015

Pillow Points For Neck Pain Treatment

For many of us our pillow is the grown-up version of that snuggly sleep buddy we had as children. But the pillow in fact serves the very important function of supporting the cervical spine’s (neck) natural curve during sleep. If […]

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