The Relationship Between The Neck And Spine

The spinal column is the backbone of the entire human skeletal system, so when it comes to pain in the neck, many people are surprised to learn that discomfort can actually start in the spinal column. If you’ve had prolonged cervical discomfort, then discussing...

Nonsurgical Treatments for Lower Back Pain

Did you know that up to 80% of the US population will suffer from back pain at some point in their lives? Whether you’ve already experienced this condition or not, it’s good to know more about it and how it can be treated. Here at Modern Orthopedic Spine...

CERVICAL STENOSIS WITH MYELOPATHY

Your spine does the crucial job of protecting your spinal cord which is encased within a cavity called the spinal canal. Part of the central nervous system, the spinal cord sends and receives information from the brain to and from all parts of the body. If, as a...

Kyphosis Disorder

Back pain can be debilitating, anxiety-inducing, and interfere with daily activities, but there are treatments! In our SPINE ANATOMY 101 post, we discussed the structure of the spine. With this understanding, we can delve into conditions where the spine is impaired...

DEGENERATIVE DISC DISEASE AND TREATMENTS

As we discussed in our previous post, the spine supports the rest of our body. When not working optimally, our daily activities can be impeded by pain and impaired mobility. Degenerative disc disease affects the spine and is a normal part of aging. In this post, we...

Exercise and Back Health

We know exercise is good for our health, with a host of benefits ranging from cardiovascular vitality to improved immunity and longevity. From the cellular level to all organ systems, improvements can be seen throughout the body when one incorporates regular exercise...
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