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Bridge Exercise

Bridge Exercise Benefits: Helps strengthen the muscles of the lower back as well as the legs, making every day tasks like getting out of bed easier. Difficulty: Beginner Modifications: Two The bridge is an exercise that incorporates many of the lower extremity muscles as well as the lumbar spine muscles. [...]

By |2018-08-21T14:56:35+00:00February 16th, 2018|Exercises for Back Pain|Comments Off on Bridge Exercise

Build Strong Back Muscles with this Plank Workout

Plank Workout Benefits: Builds muscles in the abdominals, shoulders, legs, and lower back, which can help to relieve back pain. Difficulty: Beginner Modifications: Two The ‘plank’ is an exercise that incorporates multiple muscle groups including the abdominals, shoulders, legs and lower back muscles.  Many people perform them to stimulate the [...]

By |2018-08-28T18:17:47+00:00February 9th, 2018|Exercises for Back Pain|Comments Off on Build Strong Back Muscles with this Plank Workout

Strengthen Your Back with a Deadlift Workout

Deadlift Workout Benefits: Reduce pain in lower back and knee Difficulty: Beginner Modifications: Two The deadlift workout imitates proper bending and lifting objects off the floor.  When performed properly, our muscles and joints work in perfect conjunction. It's how we were meant to move in normal life. This exercise is [...]

By |2018-08-21T14:57:01+00:00February 2nd, 2018|Exercises for Back Pain|Comments Off on Strengthen Your Back with a Deadlift Workout

Understanding Your Anterior Cervical Disc Fusion Procedure

Understanding Your Anterior Cervical Disc Fusion (ACDF) Procedure Join us for a Facebook Live event on August 10th at 11:30 a.m. BioSpine's very own Sherri Stone, a doctor of physical therapy, will be hosting a discussion about what to expect before, during and after an anterior cervical disc fusion procedure. A question and [...]

By |2018-07-06T18:43:30+00:00July 28th, 2017|Events|Comments Off on Understanding Your Anterior Cervical Disc Fusion Procedure

How to Find the Best Spine Surgeon

Finding the best spine surgeon that is right for you can be a confusing process.  You may have friends, family, and coworkers flooding you with recommendations.  You may see advertising touting the merits of one practice over another. How do you decide what the best choice is for you?  Ultimately, to [...]

By |2018-08-28T18:08:42+00:00May 11th, 2017|Articles|Comments Off on How to Find the Best Spine Surgeon

What does it mean to be Fellowship Trained

Why you should choose a fellowship-trained back surgeon Choosing an orthopedic surgeon is a personal decision that shouldn’t be taken lightly. The experience and qualifications of your surgeon can have a direct impact on the outcome of your back surgery. You deserve to work with the most qualified doctor to increase the possibility of [...]

By |2017-10-23T13:16:18+00:00March 14th, 2017|Articles|Comments Off on What does it mean to be Fellowship Trained

Outpatient Ambulatory Surgical Center Benefits

There are some distinct advantages to using an outpatient ambulatory surgical center for your procedure over an inpatient hospital stay.  The most recent data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) show that 51.4 million surgeries were performed in inpatient hospitals in 2010. The data also shows that about one in 25 [...]

By |2017-10-23T13:16:27+00:00March 14th, 2017|Articles|Comments Off on Outpatient Ambulatory Surgical Center Benefits

What is Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery?

What is minimally invasive spine surgery? Well, that’s the real question, isn’t it? After all, surgery, by its very nature, is invasive. In general, you should expect minimally invasive back surgery to require a smaller incision, and cause less damage to your body than traditional surgery. However, unlike many terms and names of procedures [...]

By |2018-03-22T16:59:58+00:00March 14th, 2017|Articles|Comments Off on What is Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery?

10 Tips to Prepare for Back Surgery

How to prepare for back surgery Back surgery! Not long ago, those were two very dreaded words. In today’s world, advances in minimally invasive technology for back surgery mean less risk, less pain, and faster recovery than ever before. Here are a few general tips to help you prepare for back surgery: Maybe most [...]

By |2018-02-19T14:02:00+00:00March 13th, 2017|Articles|Comments Off on 10 Tips to Prepare for Back Surgery

Researching a Back Surgeon Effectively

If you are contemplating back surgery, choosing a qualified surgeon is one of the most important decisions you will ever make. It is absolutely critical to invest time into researching a doctor’s background and credentials. Thankfully, through the use of technology, multiple resources are available to help you investigate this. You may learn about [...]

By |2018-03-22T16:59:07+00:00December 14th, 2015|Articles|Comments Off on Researching a Back Surgeon Effectively
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