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Herniated Discs

What Is a Herniated Disc and How Can I Know If I Have One?

If so, you’re far from alone; experts estimate that up to 80 percent of the population experiences back pain at some point in life. From aging and trauma to medical conditions, there are many...

Spine

What Should One Expect After ALIF Surgery?

Lower back pain can literally be a pain in the you-know-what. It is estimated that around 80 percent of people deal with some form of back pain in their lifetime—but only certain individuals...

Anesthesia

How Long Does It Take for Anesthesia to Wear Off After Spine Surgery?

If you’re preparing for spine surgery, there’s a good chance you’re looking for details on what you can expect after it’s finished. You probably have questions like, “How long does it take for...

Patient Education

Home Remedies for Neck Pain

It’s safe to say that we’ve all experienced musculoskeletal pain at some point. According to a study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than 50 percent of Americans reported...

Lumbar Spine

Top Tips to Relieve Sciatica Pain

Did you know that up to four out of 10 people will experience sciatica pain at some point during their lives? When symptoms flare, sciatica pain can make it hard to carry out normal daily...

News

DISC Takes Precautions to Avoid the Spread of the Coronavirus

It is nearly impossible to turn on your television or check social media and not be confronted with news about the coronavirus, COVID-19. But it’s for good reason. 

Patient Education

Why Does Cold Weather Affect My Arthritis?

Anyone who struggles with arthritis knows all about the aches and pains that seem to come along with cold weather. The temperature drops, and like clockwork, you start to feel it in your muscles...

Artificial Discs

What Is Degenerative Disc Disease and What Are the Long-Term Effects?

At one point or another, we all experience some type of lower back or neck pain. And although a few aches and pains are hardly cause for concern, in some cases they can be indicative of a larger...

Orthopedic Care

What to Expect from Your Orthopedic Surgeon at Your Next Appointment

You know the importance of taking an active role in your healthcare, and that’s why you’ve scheduled an appointment with an orthopedic surgeon. But you may not know one of the best ways to ...

Spine Health

Spine Surgery Recovery: What to Know About the Effects of Anesthesia

Part of preparing for spine surgery is knowing what to expect after surgery. In addition to counseling you on managing post-operative pain or limiting your activities, your surgeon or...

Spine Health

What Is Laser Spine Surgery? Here’s What You Need to Know.

Most cases of back or neck pain will resolve without the need for surgery, but for some people, surgery may actually be the best treatment. If you fall into this category and have been...

Patient Education

Here’s What to Expect from a Pain Management Doctor

Consistent pain can be debilitating and discouraging. It can keep you from living the healthy, active lifestyle you want and can have a significant impact on your mental health and overall quality...