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21 10, 2022

Adjacent Segment Disease: Patient’s Story

2022-10-21T14:32:05-04:00October 21st, 2022|

Stephanie had outpatient surgery for Adjacent Segment Disease at the Bonati Spine Institute. Adjacent Segment Disease is a condition caused by a spinal fusion where the level above or below the fused vertebrae degenerates because they are compensating for the lack of movement caused by the spinal fusion. To diagnose adjacent segment disease, your doctor [...]

2 02, 2022

How Rheumatoid Arthritis and Back Pain are Linked

2023-03-13T14:41:58-04:00February 2nd, 2022|

The blog is excerpted from a VeryWell Heath article by Lana Barhum updated on August 1, 2021 and medically reviewed by David Ozeri, MD. Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is an autoimmune disorder that causes the immune system to attack its own tissues, especially the lining of joints, leading to joint damage and pain. When RA attacks [...]

26 01, 2022

Underlying Causes of Leg Pain & Foot Pain

2022-10-27T16:34:54-04:00January 26th, 2022|

This blog is excerpted from a Spine-Health article by Adaku Nwachuku, DO on January 23, 2020. Leg pain and foot pain vary in type and severity and typically depend on a person’s lifestyle and associated medical problems. In addition to leg pathology, leg pain may be caused by a condition affecting the lower back, hip, [...]

19 01, 2022

Is rest or movement best for back pain?

2022-01-18T13:11:33-04:00January 19th, 2022|

This blog is excerpted from a Seacoastonline article by Dr. Carrie Jose on January 15, 2022. When you’re in pain - especially if it’s back pain - your first inclination may be to lay off all activity and rest. But is this really the best thing to do? When it comes to back pain - [...]

12 01, 2022

Spinal Stenosis Surgery: Soren’s Story

2022-01-12T13:43:46-04:00January 12th, 2022|

https://youtu.be/LiC_-kgYwSI   Spinal Stenosis was making every day activities like walking difficult for Soren. Spinal stenosis is a narrowing of the spinal column, which leads to the compression of the spinal cord or the spinal nerve roots. It often results in chronic back or neck pain, numbness and weakness that radiates along the extremities. [...]

5 01, 2022

Spine Surgery in Five Years: The Future (and the Now) is Outpatient

2022-01-05T14:02:17-04:00January 5th, 2022|

This blog is excerpted from a Becker's Spine Review article by Alan Condon from December 16, 2021. Ask Spine Surgeons is a weekly series of questions posed to spine surgeons around the country about clinical, business, and policy issues affecting spine care. Becker's invites all spine surgeon and specialist responses. Question: In five years' time, [...]

29 12, 2021

Rethink Your Approach to Wellness in 2022

2021-12-27T12:46:58-04:00December 29th, 2021|

This blog is excerpted from a Prevention article by Jake Smith from November 30, 2021. January 2022 is more than just the first month of a new year—it’s a chance to start fresh, rethink your approach to wellness, and imbue your life with a new sense of purpose. Although you probably have a few resolutions in [...]

21 12, 2021

Does Cold Weather Make Back and Leg Symptoms Worse?

2023-03-13T14:52:50-04:00December 21st, 2021|

This blog is excerpted from a SpineUniverse article by Richard D. Guyer, MD, updated on July 2, 2019. If you live anywhere there is winter, you know that the cold can feel like it is seeping into your bones. Do cold temperatures really make your sciatica worse? Most people with sciatica say firmly that winter [...]

15 12, 2021

Pinched Nerve Surgery: Matthew’s Story

2021-12-15T15:43:08-04:00December 15th, 2021|

  https://youtu.be/88WLmJ5FT-Y   A pinched nerve is a medical term used to describe the compression of a single nerve or group of nerves. When too much pressure is applied to the nerve by surrounding bones, tissue, cartilage, or muscle, the nerve(s) will become impinged, which disrupts nerve function and can lead to chronic or [...]

8 12, 2021


2023-03-13T14:56:42-04:00December 8th, 2021|

This blog is excerpted from a National Spine Health Foundation article, sourced December 6, 2021. Knowing the anatomy of your spine is important. But what exactly is a healthy spine? What are the parts of a spine? The spine is an extraordinarily complex structure made up of a lot of moving parts. It is extremely [...]

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