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Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery: Improving Outcomes, Faster Recovery

Many of the 56 million Americans who experience back pain will not require surgery to address their condition and relieve pain. Non-invasive treatments, such as physical therapy, medication, or injections, can address their symptoms....

Is it Time for Total Knee-Replacement Surgery?

Daily activities can put a lot of stress on your joints. Your knees, especially, take the brunt of the wear and tear. Over time, the cartilage (tissue) that protects the bones in your knee can...

Sciatica: Symptoms, Causes and Treatments

The number is staggering — more than 65 million Americans suffer from back pain. According to the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, it’s a leading cause of missed work and the most...

Have a Herniated Disc?

Back pain. It’s the worst. All of us have experienced pain and stiffness at one point or another, but how do you know if it’s something more serious? If your pain is not going...

Ankle Pain: Is It a Sprain or a Fracture?

It’s happened to all of us. You’re walking along and then one tiny misstep leads to ankle pain. Whether you were hurt while exercising, playing a sport, or just being “less than graceful,” you’re...

Common Shoulder Injuries and Conditions

Shoulder injuries are common, but that doesn’t make them any less painful or inconvenient. Your hands are like puppets, and your shoulders the puppet masters. Whatever you want your hands to do — whether...

Signs of a Torn Meniscus

As one of the largest joints in the body, the knee is highly susceptible to injury. One of the most common knee injuries is a torn meniscus. The meniscus is a rubbery, C-shaped disk...

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