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17 09, 2019

Harvard Medical School: Six Tips for Safe Stretches

September 17th, 2019|

The below article is excerpted from Harvard Medical School’s Harvard Health Publishing Healthbeat. Virtually every activity you do relies on ease of motion. Stretching can help in numerous ways. It can often relieve back pain, stiff necks, and sore knees when tight muscles are to blame. It can counteract too much sitting whether you're doing [...]

3 09, 2019

Back to Life: Natasha’s Story

September 3rd, 2019| Natasha spends her life in servicing the health and wellness of both people and poodles. However, pain in her spine almost robbed her of both her career and her passion. She visited a physician who told her she had fibromyalgia, an often misdiagnosed condition, and did nothing more than provide her with pain [...]

29 08, 2019

Can Spondylolisthesis Be Treated?

August 29th, 2019|

The term spondylolisthesis derives from two words: spondylo, which means spine, and listhesis, which means slippage. Spondylolisthesis is a condition in which a vertebra in the spinal column slips backward or forward and out of its original place, when compared to the vertebra adjacent to it. If a vertebra slips too much, it can press [...]

20 08, 2019

Consider A Convertible Sit/Stand Desk At Work

August 20th, 2019|

This article is republished from a TIME article, written by Jamie Ducharme on October 10, 2018. Standing desks became trendy because of their ability to cut into your sitting time, thereby improving your health and wellness in the workplace. And a small new study says the benefits don’t stop there: standing desks may actually improve your job performance, too. Office [...]

14 08, 2019

August is National Ambulatory Surgical Center Month

August 14th, 2019|

August is National Ambulatory Surgical Center Month! Designated by the Ambulatory Surgical Center Association, National ASC Month is intended to celebrate ASCs and the ASC industry, and help raise awareness of the multitude of benefits surgery centers deliver to their communities and the healthcare system as a whole. The Bonati Spine Institute was the first [...]

6 08, 2019

Back to Life: Chris’ Story

August 6th, 2019| United States Army Veteran Chris Dreher first experienced pain while serving in Afghanistan in 2003.  He pushed through the pain in his lower back and legs, but in 2009, his pain ended his military career. In 2015, he had his first visit to the Bonati Spine Institute. Dr. Bonati diagnosed Chris with a [...]

31 07, 2019

Does Provider Type For Low Back Pain Determine Long-Term Opioid Use?

July 31st, 2019|

This article is excerpted from The Spine Blog of SPINE medical journal, written by Adam Pearson MD, MS, on January 25, 2019 and the study discussed, published in SPINE on February 1, 2019. The opioid epidemic has been widely studied, and many narcotic addicts had their first exposure to opioids via a prescription for pain [...]

25 07, 2019

Harvard Medical School: 3 Tips To Prevent Neck Pain

July 25th, 2019|

The below article is excerpted from Harvard Medical School’s Harvard Health Publishing Healthbeat. Without knowing it, you may be encouraging neck pain by the way you perform everyday activities. How you carry yourself can invite neck pain or help keep it at bay. In general, try to keep your head balanced directly over your spine, [...]

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 [...]

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