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 What Is the Fastest Way to Recover From a Microdiscectomy?

Microdiscectomy surgery removes a part of or all of a bulging or damaged disc in the lower spine. The herniated disc may press on the spinal nerves and cause pain and numbness in the buttocks and legs. The surgeon makes a 1-to-2 inch incision in the skin over the spine and uses a microscope to…

When Is the Right Time to Consider Scoliosis Surgery?

Scoliosis often begins between the ages of ten and fifteen years, but it doesn’t always require surgery. Each patient’s situation is unique and requires a thorough examination of the patient’s specific circumstances. However, most scoliosis surgeons agree that children or adults with severe curvature of the spine (45 to 50 degrees and higher) will likely…

Can Swimming Relieve Chronic Back Pain?

If you’re suffering from chronic back pain, swimming is a low-impact aerobic conditioning exercise that’s easy on the back and good for the spine. Unlike running, swimming causes little impact on your spinal structures because the water provides support to your body while you swim. Swimming and other types of water exercises can help the…

Things You Should Know About Westchester Orthopedic Surgeon

Looking for a Westchester Orthopedic Surgeon Research has shown that in recent years, patients have become more informed about medical issues and medical procedures. As a result, you naturally use that information when choosing the right surgeon and hospital. Whether recommended by someone or you choose a surgeon on your own, there are certain qualifications…

What is The Best Treatment For Back Pain in Westchester

The human body is a marvel of engineering. It can do some pretty amazing things. It is one of the most amazing things about the body regarding the human spine. Many people don’t know this, but the human spine is the longest and most potent of the body’s joints. Because of the strength of the…

How Your Shoe Choices Affect Your Back and Spine

When selecting shoes, we think of color, design, style, and the activity we want the shoe for, but rarely do people consider their back and spine health during the shoe selection process. However, your footwear choices substantially impact your spine and the way it functions because of the lower limb kinetic chain. Your lower kinetic…

Spine Procedures in Westchester – Questions to Ask Your Orthopedic Surgeon

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Spine Procedure in Westchester: Exploring conditions that’ll make you visit an orthopedic surgeon Working with constant and severe back pain daily can take a toll on an individual’s health. For this reason, it will be best if you visit your orthopedic specialist if you suffer from constant spine, knee, or back pains. Similarly, individuals suffering…

5 Things That Make Westchester Orthopedic Stand Out

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Choosing who we trust with our health and safety can be very difficult sometimes. After all, no one wants to need a surgeon. We are here to point you in the right direction. We’ll be discussing five key characteristics that make an Westchester Orthopedic surgeon stand out. This will help you make up your mind….

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What Causes Back Pain?

Back pain is a serious issue that many Americans deal with every year. According to the American Chiropractic Association, (ACA), approximately 80% of the population will deal with back problems at some point and is a common reason to miss work and go to the doctor. There are a lot of reasons for back pain…

October Sepsis Awareness: Spinal Infections Copy

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Infections occur when bacteria, viruses, or other microorganisms invade the body. Some infections clear up on their own. Unfortunately, some can cause severe or even life-threatening conditions. Compared to the common cold and flu, spinal infections are relatively rare. When someone gets a spinal infection, however, some form of treatment is often necessary. Use this…

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