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7 04, 2021

Patient Stories: Christopher F.

April 7th, 2021|

https://youtu.be/yyF1PTp310E Bonati Spine Institute patient Dr. Christopher Forsee has dealt with sciatica periodically as he aged. This is common as approximately 80% of people in the U.S. will experience similar issues at some point in their lives. However, Dr. Forsee's pain escalated quickly after Hurricane Irma clean up in the fall of 2017.  Initially, [...]

31 03, 2021

THE FIVE COMPONENTS OF A HEALTHY SPINE

March 31st, 2021|

This blog is excerpted from the National Spine Health Foundation article titled "Spine Anatomy: What is a Healthy Spine?" A healthy spine is a critical element in order to sustain a satisfying lifestyle. Elements that categorize a healthy spine are strong vertebrae, flexible spinal ligaments, cushiony discs, strong back muscles, and healthy, moveable facet joints. [...]

24 03, 2021

The Two WORST Exercises For Your Spine

March 24th, 2021|

This blog is excerpted from a Well + Good article written by Rachel Lapidos on August 5, 2020. Spine specialists learn everything they can relating to back and neck pain, all in the quest to help you have the most healthy stack of vertebrae possible. There are certain fitness exercises that are considered to be the [...]

17 03, 2021

Do I Have A Pinched Nerve?

March 17th, 2021|

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 [...]

11 03, 2021

Patient Stories: Carolann P.

March 11th, 2021|

https://youtu.be/6jtKdPzA4xA Carolann P. of Spring Hill, Florida started experiencing discomfort decades ago, due to on and off sciatica. When her pain episodes escalated, she would visit a chiropractor. However, that only provided temporary relief. Carolann lived with this chronic pain for several years, until a friend of hers told her about the Bonati Spine [...]

4 03, 2021

Burning Sensation in the Upper Back

March 4th, 2021|

This blog is excerpted from Healthline, medically reviewed by Cynthia Cobb, DNP, APRN, WHNP-BC, FAANP and written by Valencia Higuera on February 23, 2021. A burning pain is different from other types of back pain. Some people describe it as a prickly, stinging sensation, or an electrical shock felt between your shoulder blades or on the right [...]

24 02, 2021

Do You Have Buttock Pain When You Sit?

February 24th, 2021|

This blog is excerpted from a Medical News Today article. People spend a lot of time sitting down. There are many reasons a person may experience pain in their buttocks when sitting. Read on to learn about possible symptoms and causes of buttock pain, diagnosis, and when a person should seek medical attention. Symptoms Symptoms may [...]

18 02, 2021

National Spine Health Foundation: The Benefits of Swimming

February 18th, 2021|

This blog is excerpted from two National Spine Health Foundation articles: Swimming as Exercise: Cross-Training and Rehabilitation, and Aquatic Physical Therapy: Why It May Be Right for You. Swimming as exercise is a great option. It’s not just feeling good that matters, but the actual results on the body. Swimming is effective for several reasons, including: [...]

11 02, 2021

Patient Stories: Danease E.

February 11th, 2021|

https://youtu.be/TJkc37qFeQU The thoracic spine, or the upper and middle portion of the back, is made up of twelve vertebrae, T1-T12. The design of the thoracic spine is meant to protect our heart, lungs, and other vital organs as it’s very stable and not meant to move much. When it gets damaged, it can be [...]

4 02, 2021

Florida: A Major Battleground For Orthopedics

February 4th, 2021|

This blog is excerpted from a Becker's Spine Review article, written on January 27, 2021, by Alan Condon. Florida's population boom, tax-friendly nature and aging population all contribute to it becoming a key battleground for orthopedic practices. The state's population soared by more than 240,000 in 2020, second only to Texas, which gained almost 374,000 [...]

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