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Surgery Recovery

As you prepare yourself mentally to undergo spinal surgery, you also need to prepare yourself for the recovery period that will follow your operation. While the surgery entails work on the part of the surgeon, after that, the brunt of the work is in your hands. To ensure a smooth and healthy recovery, it is...

What are Alternative Treatments?

The term alternative medicine encompasses a wide array of treatments, which may include acupuncture, yoga, Pilates and Tai Chi. Although supporting research is limited, many patients experience positive progression and relief from pain as a result of alternative treatments.

What is Conservative Care?

A majority of back and neck problems can be treated effectively without spinal surgery. Non-surgical treatment can include physical therapy, pain management, massage and alternative medicine techniques. The new standard of care today is to combine these therapies to maximize patient...

What is Massage Therapy?

Massage is a popular therapy that helps millions of people with a wide variety of spinal conditions. Massage improves blood circulation, relaxes muscles for improved range of motion, and leads to increased endorphin levels, which is very effective in managing pain.

What is Pain Management?

For many patients, managing the pain of their condition is the most important aspect of their treatment. A pain management specialist develops a treatment plan to relieve, reduce, or manage pain and help patients return to everyday activities quickly without surgery or heavy reliance on...

What is Physical Therapy?

Physical Therapy (PT) is often prescribed for patients with back pain and other spinal problems. It can help to reduce pain, increase flexibility, build strength, and even improve your posture. A well-designed PT treatment plan can help speed a spine patient’s recovery. Water therapy (also called...

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