The BioSpine Blog

The BioSpine Blog is a resource for anyone who wants to read back pain articles to better understand the world of minimally invasive spine surgery.

Our goal is to provide informative, educational articles for people who suffer from back pain so they can make the best decisions about their care. We encourage you to explore the archives and follow us on Facebook or Twitter to read the articles we publish each week.

Please check out “The Truth About Spine Surgery,”  “How to choose a spine surgeon,” and “JFK: A History of Back Pain” to get started.

BioSpine Institute Accepting Laser Spine Patients

The BioSpine Institue welcomes patients who have recently been affected by the sudden and unexpected closure of the Laser Spine Institue. We have immediate openings available to help patients through this difficult transition. Our surgeons are pioneers in the field of minimally invasive spine surgery, with more than 50 years of combined experience. [...]

By |2019-03-03T13:56:51+00:00March 3rd, 2019|Articles|Comments Off on BioSpine Institute Accepting Laser Spine Patients

Tiger Woods ranks 26th a year after spinal fusion surgery

Everyone loves a comeback story. Tiger Woods is on track to make one of the greatest comebacks in the game of golf if not sports. Since undergoing a spinal fusion last year, Woods has steadily climbed from 1,199th to 26th in the world golf rankings. Last weekend, Woods came close to [...]

By |2018-08-14T20:31:44+00:00August 14th, 2018|Articles|Comments Off on Tiger Woods ranks 26th a year after spinal fusion surgery

5 Tips to Enjoy Theme Parks When You Have Back Pain

Just ride the Ferris wheel. Those are words an adrenaline junky never wants to hear, but it is an unfortunate and familiar refrain heard by someone who suffers from chronic back pain. If a sneeze can potentially bring you to your knees in excruciating pain, imagine what the twisting, turning rides [...]

By |2018-08-21T14:42:04+00:00July 30th, 2018|Articles|Comments Off on 5 Tips to Enjoy Theme Parks When You Have Back Pain

7 Conservative Treatments for a Bulging Disc

A bulging disc is an incredibly irritating and painful condition; the pain can severely affect a person's ability to lead a healthy and active lifestyle. The good news is there are ways to prevent and treat a bulging disc conservatively; It only takes a willingness to commit to altering your lifestyle [...]

By |2018-08-21T14:42:26+00:00July 25th, 2018|Articles|Comments Off on 7 Conservative Treatments for a Bulging Disc

Could a Little More Education Help Reduce Chronic Back Pain?

What if getting get rid of your chronic back pain was as simple as thinking about it? You'd probably say, "where do I sign up." The mind can help us overcome what often seem like insurmountable obstacles either physically or mentally. This mind of over matter approach to solving problems in [...]

By |2018-08-21T14:57:54+00:00July 23rd, 2018|Articles|Comments Off on Could a Little More Education Help Reduce Chronic Back Pain?

Is Breathing Giving You Back Pain?

The diaphragm is an important muscle; it plays a vital role in breathing. You've probably never considered the way you breathe and how it affects the body, but not entirely using the diaphragm can cause conditions, such as lower back pain. First, you need to understand what this muscle is and [...]

By |2018-08-21T14:58:26+00:00July 16th, 2018|Articles|Comments Off on Is Breathing Giving You Back Pain?

More than 75 Percent of Americans not Exercising Enough

What New Year's resolutions did you make in 2018?  Did you commit to binge-watching fewer series on Netflix, spending more time outdoors, or finally taking advantage of a gym membership you've paid for? Now that half of the year is gone how did you do? If you didn't accomplish all of [...]

By |2018-08-21T14:58:59+00:00July 5th, 2018|Articles|Comments Off on More than 75 Percent of Americans not Exercising Enough

4 Ways to Relieve Pain from Text Neck Syndrome

More and more people are burying their faces in their smartphones leading to an unintended condition called "Text Neck" syndrome.” It’s a condition some 77 percent of Americans who now own smartphone face. What is Text Neck Syndrome? Text Neck Syndrome is overusing and straining the muscles and ligaments in the neck.  The human head weighs [...]

By |2018-08-21T14:59:51+00:00May 18th, 2018|Articles|Comments Off on 4 Ways to Relieve Pain from Text Neck Syndrome

Walk to Reduce Back Pain

If you don't walk at least a few times every week, today is a great time to start. It's National Walking Day. The American Heart Association has sponsored the event every year since 2007 to encourage people to take steps to improve their health and develop the habit of walking. There are several walking [...]

By |2018-08-21T15:00:03+00:00April 4th, 2018|Articles|Comments Off on Walk to Reduce Back Pain

Why is low back pain the leading cause of disability in the world?

Immediate action is needed to slow the progression of low back pain, say the authors of a series of articles published in the The Lancet. The series' authors call low back pain the leading cause of disability in the world and suggest ways to reduce it. More than 540 million people were affected by low [...]

By |2018-08-21T15:00:25+00:00March 29th, 2018|Articles|Comments Off on Why is low back pain the leading cause of disability in the world?
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