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17 07, 2019

Not All Sitting Is Created Equal

July 17th, 2019|

This article is excerpted from TIME, originally written by Jamie Ducharme on June 26, 2019. The countless recent studies and articles about the health risks of a sedentary lifestyle likely haven’t sat well with desk workers. But a new study published in the Journal of the American Heart Association has some encouraging findings for the desk-bound. [...]

9 07, 2019

Back to Life: Mark’s Story

July 9th, 2019| Mark is a head chef and after years in his physically demanding career, coupled with accidents in both his Achilles, his body was telling him, enough is enough. Due to lower back, leg and feet pain, his time at work suffered. His home life with his wife and children suffered even more. He [...]

3 07, 2019

Diagnosed With Spinal Stenosis: Treatment Steps

July 3rd, 2019|

Spinal stenosis is more common in those over the age of 50 and could be the result of a genetic inheritance or something that was acquired over time, due to the aging process. Additionally, spinal stenosis is often induced by trauma to the back or neck that causes damage to the anatomy of the spine. [...]

25 06, 2019

Do I Have a Pinched Nerve?

June 25th, 2019|

What exactly is a pinched nerve? A pinched nerve, or compressed nerve, is a term used to describe a nerve or group of nerves that have become impinged by bone, ligament, tendons, and soft tissue. Though pinched nerves can occur anywhere throughout the body, they are most common in the back. The nerves in the [...]

19 06, 2019

Women: How Many Steps Per Day Do You Really Need?

June 19th, 2019|

This article is excerpted from TIME, originally written by Jamie Ducharme on May 30, 2019. Walking 10,000 steps a day has become a ubiquitous benchmark for adequate physical activity, thanks largely to wearable fitness trackers that push users to hit that target. But according to one new study, it may be a more ambitious goal than necessary, at [...]

11 06, 2019

Back to Life: Marsella’s Story

June 11th, 2019| A serious fall in 2011 left Marsella with severe headaches, neck pain, difficulty walking, and without the use of her right hand. After another surgery center wanted to put Marsella under general anesthesia, which would have put her life in jeopardy. Fortunately, she found Bonati. Watch Marsella’s story of recovery above and if [...]

5 06, 2019

5 Tips To Ease Back Pain During Summer Activities

June 5th, 2019|

This blog is excerpted from EveryDay Health, originally written by Marie Suszynski, Medically Reviewed by Pat F. Bass III, MD, MPH. There’s so much to do when summertime hits, from family vacations to sports activities to gardening and yard work. But too often we start the summer with enthusiasm only to be sidetracked by crippling back [...]

29 05, 2019

Harvard Medical School: How To Have More Energy

May 29th, 2019|

This article is excerpted from Harvard Medical School's Harvard HealthBeat. Do you sometimes feel like the Energizer Bunny with a weak battery? You start out strong, but by midafternoon you're starting to flag. We all get tired from time to time, but fatigue tends to become more common as we get older. Assuming your doctor [...]

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| 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 [...]

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