Back & Neck
Beating Back & Neck Pain
The spinal column is the master control system of the body.
Together, the neck, upper back, and lower back form a complex system of muscles, tendons, small joints, bones and nerves. With so many different parts doing so much work, things can sometimes go wrong—and when they do, the first signal is pain.
More than 80% of adults experience significant back or neck pain during their lifetime. The good news is that many treatment options are available. Depending on your condition, many of these treatments can be conservative. But, sometimes surgery, including many minimally invasive treatments, offer the most effective path back to an active and pain-free lifestyle.
April 13, 2021
Michael Hirschberger was terrified. Alone at the hospital due to COVID-19 restrictions, he was panicked at the thought of going to a rehab facility after back surgery and being away from his support network. His life experiences made him anxious abou ...continue readingRead More
April 6, 2021
Legendary PGA golfer, Ian Woosnam, retired twice - once in 2016 and then again, in 2019. The chronic back pain he suffered throughout his career had progressed to the point he could no longer swing the club in the manner that carried him to 52 tourna ...continue readingRead More
January 7, 2021
Maintaining a healthy body weight is important for overall health. Most Americans know it’s importance in reducing risks of heart disease, diabetes and cancer. However, many may be surprised to learn excess weight not only exacerbates pain from arthr ...continue readingRead More
December 11, 2020
As the coronavirus pandemic accelerates in our community, we are seeing far too many people delaying essential doctor’s appointments out of fear of contracting the virus. In some cases, the risk from foregoing these routine appointments may be greate ...continue readingRead More