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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...

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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...

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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...

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Alternative Treatment Options to ACDF Surgery

Have you been diagnosed with a damaged disc in your neck? Are you experiencing radiating pain or numbness and weakness in your arm from pressure on your spinal cord or nerves? Perhaps your doctor...

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4 Reasons You Should Consider Interventional Pain Management

You’ve made the decision to see a doctor for your neck or back pain. But now you’re faced with another question: Who should you see? Because many types of healthcare providers treat spine...

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Ways to Relieve Sciatic Nerve Pain (Conservative and Surgery)

“I’ve been having a lot of pain in my lower back, and it’s traveling down my leg.” If a patient comes into DISC Sports & Spine Center with a complaint like this, it’s likely due to sciatic nerve...

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The Role of Interventional Pain Management in Chronic Back Pain

Nearly everyone will experience back pain at some point in their lives. In many cases, this pain will resolve with common treatments like rest and pain medication. But for a significant number of...

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Meet The Doctor Series: Meet Dr. Melikian

As an award-winning, fellowship-trained orthopedic spine surgeon at DISC Sports & Spine Center, Dr. Rojeh Melikian always tries to establish a unique connection with every patient. He states, “I...

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Why You Should Insist on Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery

If you’re like most people, when you hear the word “surgery,” you probably envision the surgeon using a scalpel to make a long incision in order to access your internal organs and tissues. This is...

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How to Care for Your Wound After Having Spine Surgery

After spine surgery, you will need to rest up, heal, get back on your feet, and take care of your incision. Until it seals itself against bacteria, which typically takes about three weeks, you...

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When to Consider Sciatica Surgery?

Sciatica pain is no joke. Originating in your lower back, it can radiate down your hips, buttocks, legs, and even into your feet. It’s estimated that about 40 percent of people will experience...

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Answering Your Questions About Recovering from Spine Surgery

At DISC Sports & Spine Center, we know that at the top of our patients’ minds is what to expect after the surgery happens. How quickly will you get back on your feet? How long before you can...