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When to See an Orthopedic Surgeon

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Orthopedic surgeons are specialists who diagnose and treat musculoskeletal disorders, from arthritis and back pain to sport’s injuries and bone abnormalities. The field is very large, covering many different parts of the body. Many orthopedic surgeons specialize their scope of the field, such as spine, sport’s injuries, hands or other specific musculoskeletal areas. So, how …
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How to Improve Your Quality of Life with Spinal Decompression

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The spine is a complicated system of the body which can impact many aspects of your health. The nerves that travel to your organs and limbs must have free space along the spine; the spine also helps you bend, twist and move your body. Unfortunately, the spine is also one of the first places to …
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Dangers of Taking Painkillers for Back Pain

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Back pain can be difficult to live with and sufferers often seek any relief they can. Unfortunately, one of the options is using prescription painkillers to help dull the discomfort. While short-term use of painkillers for an injury is understandable, when the injury is to the back or spine, quick recovery is not always the …
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Are You Still in Pain from Your Auto Accident?

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Almost everyone has been in an auto accident, whether it is a small fender-bender or a serious injury crash. In fact, in 2014 there were 2.3 million people reported to be injured in vehicle accidents. Due to the impact factor in vehicle accidents, many of the injuries involve damage to the spine or neck that …
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What is a Sacroiliac Injection?

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The sacroiliac joints are the large joints that are attached to spine in the lower back, which can become inflamed causing pain in the lower back and hip region. While there are many options for treating sacroiliac pain issues, many patients want to pursue non-invasive options versus surgery or other invasive treatments. One option for …
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