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22 05, 2019

4 Ways To Reduce Inflammation

May 22nd, 2019|

This article was excerpted from a Prevention article written by Markham Heid on March 30, 2018. Inflammation is the body’s natural protective response to infection or injury. If you cut your finger, for example, your immune system responds by sending white blood cells to repair the open wound. These cells then trigger an acute, or [...]

14 05, 2019

Back to Life: Tony’s Story

May 14th, 2019|

https://youtu.be/wGsu4jqQUbQ Degenerative spine conditions, coupled with years of working hard in the Las Vegas hotel industry left Tony with considerable lower back and leg pains. He tried various treatments, which worked temporarily, but they never eliminated his pain. He met with other physicians about alternative surgical options, but wasn't thrilled with the odds of [...]

8 05, 2019

4 Everyday Tips for Back Pain Relief

May 8th, 2019|

This article is excerpted from a SpineHealth article written by Andrew Moeller on March 6, 2017. You may feel anxious or helpless as a result of your lower back pain. Take back a measure of control by incorporating the following 4 pain-relief suggestions into your daily routine: Cold therapy There are a lot of recent [...]

30 04, 2019

Harvard Medical School: 5 Tips For Coping With Sciatica

April 30th, 2019|

This article is excerpted from Harvard Medical School's HealthBeat publication. Sciatica is one of the most common, yet misunderstood, types of pain. As many as 40% of people will get it during their life, and it becomes more frequent as you age. Sciatica tends to get lumped in with regular back pain, but it is [...]

24 04, 2019

“I’ve Already Had Back Surgery. Can You Help?”

April 24th, 2019|

"Don't have back surgery. You will be worse off than before." "What if you've already had a fusion?" "I've already had back surgery and my pain is worse than before." "The fusion worked, but I'm still in pain." These are questions and comments we receive daily on Bonati Spine Institute social media pages, web inquiries, [...]

17 04, 2019

Back to Life: David’s Story

April 17th, 2019|

https://youtu.be/HXR3y8JEG2s David Rose of Cape Coral is an active Floridian who enjoys all the outdoor and water activities the Sunshine State has to offer.  But a sudden pain, that started in his lower back and traveled down his leg, became so intense he had difficulty just walking around his home and getting out of [...]

10 04, 2019

Do This For 10 Minutes A Day To Prevent Disability As You Age

April 10th, 2019|

This article is excerpted from Market Watch on April 3, 2019, orginially written by Nicole Lyn Pesce. It may sound counterintuitive, but people suffering from arthritis pain in their legs and feet may want to try walking it out. In fact, just one hour of moderate to brisk walking a week — or less than [...]

2 04, 2019

US Army phasing out sit-ups due to spine injuries

April 2nd, 2019|

US Army phasing out sit-ups due to spine injuries UPDATE:  FORT GEORGE G. MEADE, Maryland -- The Marine Corps has announced today that revisions have been made to its physical fitness program, to include the Physical Fitness Test (PFT), Combat Fitness Test (CFT) and the Body Composition Program (BCP).  Changes to BCP will take effect [...]

26 03, 2019

Common Symptoms of Degenerative Disc Disease

March 26th, 2019|

Degenerative disc disease is a term used to describe the normal changes in your spinal discs as you age. Spinal discs are soft, compressible structures that separate the interlocking bones (vertebrae) that make up the spine. The discs act as shock absorbers for the spine, allowing it to flex, bend, and twist. Degenerative disc disease [...]

19 03, 2019

Back to Life: Denise’s Story

March 19th, 2019|

https://youtu.be/OhUxS_JhnMk According to the American Association of Neurological Surgeons, scoliosis affects two to three percent of the population, or an estimated six to nine million people in the United States. In her late 40s, Denise began experiencing pain as a result of her scoliosis and sought treatment from the Bonati Spine Institute. Watch Denise’s [...]

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