An injury to the spinal cord can be a scary diagnosis, especially since careful treatment and recovery are essential to avoid complications in the future. Some people with these types of injuries experience a loss of function, which might be temporary or permanent. Depending on the severity and type of injury, different methods can be… Continue reading How Long Does a Spinal Injury Take to Heal?
People of all ages complain about back pain occasionally. Whether you slept wrong or your back is a little tight after moving heavy furniture, these aches and pains will typically go away with time, But there are instances when back pain or an injury could be a more severe problem. If you suspect a serious… Continue reading How Do You Know a Back Injury Is Serious?
Living with neck or back pain is uncomfortable, and these symptoms can take a toll on every aspect of your life. Do you find it difficult to get through the workday or keep up with responsibilities at home because you are constantly in pain? Then you might be considering orthopedic surgery. As many as 23%… Continue reading Can Orthopedic Surgery Fix My Neck and Back?
The nerves and cells running through the spinal cord are critical for sending messages between the brain and the rest of the body. If an injury happens that affects these nerves, then it can have a domino effect resulting in pain and functionality concerns. Spinal nerve damage can be minor and can cause small inconveniences… Continue reading Common Questions About Spinal Nerve Damage
When you are experiencing back pain, it’s best to visit a spine specialist instead of a general physician. Spine surgeons are medical experts who specialize in diagnosing and treating various conditions that affect the spine. At Orthopedic Associates, we have a full team of back experts to help with your unique concerns. For more information… Continue reading What Do Spine Surgeons Do?