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Top 5 Tips for Recovery after Laser Spine Surgery

At NJ Spine & Orthopedic, we offer the latest technology in laser spine surgeries to treat various back conditions. However, our back doctors will always try conservative healing methods, such as physical therapy or medication, before offering surgery. Laser spine surgery is minimally invasive, meaning that it’s not as painful as traditional open procedures. However,…

Can Cracking Your Back Cause Back Pain?

One of the first things many people do after waking up or after a long day of work is crack their back. Even though a proper spinal adjustment does not require a cracking sound to be effective, hearing one creates the feeling that you released tension, tightness, or discomfort. However, many wonder if cracking your…

Can Shoveling Hurt My Back?

The Northeast sees its fair share of snow between October and April, making shoveling an unavoidable part of winter. Many people start dreading the soreness and back pain flurries bring. However, if you take a few precautions, you can minimize aching muscles and avoid throwing out your back. If you feel back pain for a…

5 Pool Exercises That Can Alleviate Back Pain

Dealing with back pain can be a debilitating struggle, and whether you’re in treatment or trying to manage symptoms at home, water exercises can be a powerful therapeutic tool in your kit. It’s always crucial to check with your physician to make sure your condition and treatment is compatible with certain kinds of exercise, but…

6 Office Chairs to Help Remote Employees with Their Back Pain

Working from home has become a staple for many professionals across the country over the last year. Finding the best chair for your home office to ease back pain is a mission for many people. While most companies claim they have the best chair for back discomfort, it’s usually just a marketing gimmick. Most people…

Is There a Connection Between Back Pain and Nausea?

Millions of people suffer from back pain every day, and nausea is often a symptom. While it’s unpleasant and bothersome, nausea can also be a sign of a more serious health condition, such as liver disease or pancreatitis. Keep reading to learn more about what might be causing your back and nausea pain and when…

3 Benefits of Visiting a Spine Surgeon

Working with a spine surgeon can help many different individuals, from athletes and the elderly to those who are experiencing chronic back and neck pain. If you or someone you love experiences pain during daily activities or has suffered serious injuries in the past, you might consider working with a spine surgeon. Back surgery is…

What Is Telemedicine and Can It Work for Back Pain?

Telemedicine is a growing market, especially in light of the recent pandemic. Visiting your doctor or medical specialist from the comfort of your own home has never been easier or more convenient, and most patients, depending on their illness, find that they often prefer being able to speak virtually with a doctor without leaving their…

3 Ways Yoga Can Help With Back Pain

There are many reasons you may be experiencing back pain. Whether it is caused by an injury, a herniated disc, or any other condition, a yoga workout can provide relief for even the most uncomfortable and stubborn pain. Back pain affects 70–90%  of Americans at some point in their lives, and for some, the pain…

How to Manage Back Pain During the Winter Months

Chilly weather can be delightful, especially when you’re spending time bundled up outdoors with friends and loved ones. Whether you’re building snowmen or simply enjoying the crisp air on a walk, there’s something to love about the winter for just about everyone. If you experience chronic back pain, however, lower temperatures can come with a…

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