If you wake up with a stiff neck, you could have slept wrong. Feel pain shooting down your back when you get off the couch after sitting for a while? Maybe you just need to stretch. Then again, in both of these instances, you could have facet hypertrophy.
What is facet hypertrophy?
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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
Join Dr. Mark Valente of the DISC Spine Institute as he discusses ACDF, the most common neck procedure. Visit us DISCSpine.com to learn more about conditions, procedures or to schedule an appointment.
A pain in the neck. It’s such a common problem that it’s become a metaphor for other unpleasant things in life. But you don’t have to live with your cervical pain. The right neck orthopedic surgeon can put you on the path to a pain-free life. But how do you know when it’s time to make the ca...Read more