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June is Scoliosis Awareness Month

June is National Scoliosis Awareness Month

Did you know that June is National Scoliosis Awareness Month? During the month of June, scoliosis patients, families, physicians, clinicians, institutions, and related businesses are

How to Prevent Compression Fractures

How to Prevent Compression Fractures

According to the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS), spinal fractures occur twice as often as hip and wrist fractures in people with osteoporosis. It

What is a Chance Fracture

What is a Chance Fracture?

Have you ever heard of a Chance fracture? While you may think that any type of fracture occurs by chance, a Chance fracture is actually

Benefits of spinal fusion

Benefits of Spinal Fusion

It is an unfortunate fact that back pain is an extremely common experience for many Americans. Because of this, there are a variety of surgical

4 Facts About whiplash

4 Facts About Whiplash

Millions ocf Americans are affected by whiplash every year. Whiplash is a neck strain or sprain that can occur when the head suddenly snaps forward,

vitamin D and your spine

Vitamin D and Your Spine

Did you know that taking a vitamin D supplement may help reduce your back pain? Also known as the “sunshine pill”, vitamin D supplements have

Types of spinal injections

Types of Spinal Injections

Did you know that spinal injections are used to both diagnose and treat back pain? Spinal specialists may use a spinal injection to determine the

3 signs of a slipped disc

3 Signs of a Slipped Disc

While back pain is a relatively common problem that is not always cause for concern, there are a few types of back pain that could

Minimally Invasive Scoliosis surgery

Minimally-Invasive Scoliosis Surgery

Scoliosis is a condition characterized by an abnormal left to right curvature of the spine. Depending on the severity of the curvature, scoliosis can cause

why does my tailbone hurt

Why Does my Tailbone Hurt?

Although humans don’t have tails, we do have a tailbone. Known formally as coccyx, the tailbone is a triangular bone composed of 3-5 bony segments

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