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24 02, 2017

Lower Back Strains

February 24th, 2017|

Low back pain is all too common and at least three-fourths of the general population will experience this type of pain at some point in their life. When that nagging low back pain fails to go away on its own, you may begin to wonder if it’s something beyond a bad mattress. The back contains [...]

16 02, 2017

Back to Life: Wayne’s Story

February 16th, 2017| After living with degenerative pain in his lower back for a number of years, Wayne decided enough was enough. He contacted the Bonati Spine Institute and spoke directly to Dr. Bonati on the phone.  This conversation solidified his decision to undergo the targeted Bonati Spine Procedures.  Watch Wayne's story and to learn if the Bonati [...]

14 02, 2017

How a Strong Core Can Relieve Back Pain

February 14th, 2017|

Building a strong core can feel like a difficult task as most people tend to think a strong core means visible abdominal muscles. As a result, many people skip ab workouts because they simply don’t feel like they’re getting anywhere with them. However, a strong core is about more than building washboard abs, it’s also [...]

7 02, 2017

Beginner’s Guide: Minimize Back Pain at Work

February 7th, 2017|

This article is excerpted from "A Beginner's Guide to Minimizing Back Pain at Work," written by Andrew Moeller on February 6, 2017 at To read the full article, visit the link at the bottom of this post. Lower back pain can throw a major wrench in your busy work day. To help keep you on [...]

6 02, 2017

Do Herniated Discs Heal On Their Own

February 6th, 2017|

Your spinal column is made up of vertebrae (bones) stacked onto each other. The vertebrae are cushioned by discs, which help absorb the shocks from daily activities like walking, lifting and twisting your body. Each disc is made of two parts, a soft gelatinous inner portion, called the nucleus pulposus, and a tough exterior, known [...]

31 01, 2017

When is Spinal Revision Surgery Necessary?

January 31st, 2017|

The decision to once again have spinal surgery is never easy to make. However, in some cases, it is needed so that you can continue on with your life rather than be set back by debilitating pain. Spinal revision surgery may be suggested if you still have persistent symptoms following your first procedure for a [...]

30 01, 2017

Can Disrupting Your Circadian Rhythm Increase the Risk of Low Back Pain?

January 30th, 2017|

Sleeping with back pain is all about finding a position that is comfortable and will not cause more pain. For many, the task is nearly impossible. If you’re dealing with any back pain or want to avoid it, it’s usually best to sleep on your side. This position is ideal because the position maintains the [...]

29 01, 2017

Back To Life: Stuart’s Story

January 29th, 2017| Pain from an accident during Airforce combat preparedness training left veteran, and pilot of 40 years, Stuart McKenzie in incredible pain.  His pain left him bound to a chair for hours. Watch his story and learn how the Bonati Spine Procedures got Stu back to life and back in the air. To learn if the [...]

24 01, 2017

Understanding The Back Anatomy

January 24th, 2017|

Back pain can be attributed to various spinal conditions, however, the back muscles can also be attributed to lower back pain.The back anatomy includes some of the largest and most functionally important muscles in the body. These muscles enable you to stand up straight, support and protect your spine, reach, pull, twist and more. The [...]

23 01, 2017

Do You Need Surgery to Relieve a Pinched Nerve

January 23rd, 2017|

If you have been diagnosed with a pinched nerve, you may be undergoing some type of treatment. Over-the-counter medications, hot/cold therapy and physical therapy may have helped alleviate some of the pain, but only temporarily. Damage from a pinched nerve may be minor or severe and cause temporary or long-lasting problems, which is why it [...]

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