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Study Confirms that Yoga and Stretching Help with Back Pain

The New York Times reported the findings of a study at the Group Health Research Institute of Seattle. The findings confirmed that people with chronic back pain who took weekly 75-minute classes and also practiced yoga or stretching three times … Continue reading

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Summary of our recent blog posts

Here are some of our most recent blogs posts. We hope you’ll take a look. We try to write blogs that our patients appreciate. Treatments for Cervical Disc Herniation How Is a Diagnosis of a Cervical Hernial Disc Made? What … Continue reading

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What is Isthmic Spondylolisthesis

Isthmic Spondylolisthesis is condition where on of the vertebra of the spine slips forward over another vertebra. Continue reading

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Treatments for Cervical Disc Herniation

There are different types of therapies for people with a cervical herniated disc. Some of the remedies that experienced pain management doctors review are the following: Home care Many times, the pain will resolve within a month or two. Ice … Continue reading

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How Is a Diagnosis of a Cervical Hernial Disc Made?

MRI shown. Some of the tests a pain management doctor may recommend to evaluate a cervical herniated disc include the following: Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) scan. This imaging test uses radiofrequency and a magnetic field to detail your spine’s soft … Continue reading

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What Is a Cervical Herniated Disc?

A cervical herniated disc happens when there is a tear in the hard disc wall. The gel-like center then penetrates the wall causing an irritation to your spinal nerves. The pain happens because the spinal nerves become inflamed and swell. … Continue reading

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New Year Suggestions for Pain Management

Spine Health offers the following four recommendations for people with chronic pain to think about in 2019. As with all recommendations, it is best to consult with your physicians first.   1. Try some low low-impact aerobic exercise. This type … Continue reading

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Why High Heels Can Hurt Your Lower Back and Hips

According to a recent story in the Huffington Post, wearing high heels hurts more than just your feet. High heels can affect your overall posture. Poor posture, in turn, can cause wear and tear on your spine and joints – … Continue reading

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Glossary of Pain Management Terms (I-Z)

MRI machine Hyperalgesia: Increased sensitivity to pain or enhanced intensity of pain sensation. Inflammation: A reaction of tissues to injury or disease. Symptoms include swelling, redness, heat, and pain. Joint: The junction of two or more bones. The joint allows … Continue reading

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Glossary of Pain Management Terms (A-F)

Acute: Pain that can be intense but usually lasts for a short period of time, usually shorter than six months. It usually relates to a bodily injury and ends when the injury heals. Continue reading

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