Millions of people across the country have spent the last couple of months working from home, and millions are going to continue to do so for the foreseeable future. In fact, many companies have made permanent changes to allow for more flexible work conditions in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Washington Post cautioned that text neck or tech neck was becoming an epidemic back in 2014, and many years later, the problem has only worsened. We spend so much time looking down at our phone that it can cause harm and pain. You can keep that from happening with a little awareness, and fix the...Read more
If youâ€™re dealing with chronic back pain, you probably remember the first day it hit. At this point, you may worry that youâ€™ll never experience a day without that pain. Minimally invasive back surgery may be just what you need. Letâ€™s explore the five reasons you should consider minimally invas...Read more
What Causes Scoliosis
A normal, healthy spine has some curvature to it. These gentle curves, which can generally be seen when a person turns to the side, â€śhelpÂ the spineÂ absorb stress from body movement and gravity,â€ť said WebMD. But when that curvature is too great, the condition is called sc...Read more
You may be thinking to yourself, â€śIt feels like a knife slicing down my leg,â€ť orÂ â€śItâ€™s the worst cramp Iâ€™ve ever had,â€ť orÂ â€śI thought the numbness and weakness were bad until the throbbing started.â€ťÂ Sciatica pain can express itself in several different ways, but no matter which sy...Read more
â€śDegenerative disc diseaseâ€ť (DDD) is, admittedly, a scary term. No one wants to hear that they have a disease, even though â€śdiseaseâ€ť is a bit of a misnomer here because DDD is actually more of a condition. But, the word â€śdegenerativeâ€ť really isnâ€™t all that better, and those who receive...Read more
Myelopathy is a condition in which the spinal cord becomes compressed, resulting in pain and injury. Whether the root cause is a herniated disc, spinal stenosis, or some other condition or traumatic event, myelopathy can often be treated conservatively with a combination of medication and physical t...Read more
Thank you for entrusting your health and well-being to the DISC Spine Institute. We are now open and seeing patients in our offices. We thought very carefully about this decision because our goal is always to focus on good health.
Scheduling An In-Person Doctor Visit
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Spondylolisthesis is an often-painful and potentially dangerous condition in which instability causes one of the lower vertebrae in the spine to slip forward onto the vertebrae below it.
What Are the Causes of Spondylolisthesis?
The condition is often preceded by spondylolysis, which is a fracture...Read more