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Understanding Different Tendon Injuries

A tendon is a fibrous band of tissue. They connect muscles to bones. There are several names used for an inflamed, injured, or damaged tendon. These include tendonitis, tendinopathy, tendinosis, tenosynovitis, paratenonitis, and a tendon rupture. Despite similar symptoms, they are different. Understanding the conditions can help prevent problems. This will allow for proper treatment. [...]

What You Need to Know About the Lumbar Spine (Lower Back)

Your lower back (lumbar spine) is much stronger than you think. It is highly flexible with a broad range of motions. Specifically, weight-bearing and sturdy.

7 Tips to Protect Your Lower Back

The lower back gives the body great flexibility and strength. However, simple everyday activities can cause pain in this critical part of the body when performed incorrectly.

When Back Pain Might Be a Medical Emergency

Sometimes back pain is caused by a common muscle strain and sometimes it can be a sign of a more serious medical problem. Serious back pain related to a medical emergency can result in disability if not treated promptly. It is important to know when back pain could be potentially life threatening.

How to Relieve a Tense Neck After a Muscle Spasm

When your neck muscles tighten suddenly and involuntarily, it means that you are suffering a muscle spasm. Your neck will not only become very rigid and stiff; it could also get so bad that you cannot even turn your head.

Immediate Treatment for a Back Muscle Strain

A Muscle strain and pulled muscles are the most common cause of back pain. Muscles become overstretched or torn...

Spine & Orthopedic Center Welcomes Hand Surgeon, Dr. Neil Ghany

We are very pleased to announce that Dr. Neil C. Ghany, a renowned orthopedic hand surgeon with over 20 years of experience will be joining our team. Dr. Ghany is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon with subspecialty certification in surgery of the hand. He graduated from the State University of New York Downstate Medical Center in [...]

How to Treat a Jammed Finger

Treatment depends on the extent of the injury. However, home remedies for a mild injury can come in handy.

Tips to Alleviate Back Pain on a Road Trip

While trips are fun and exciting, they can be dreadful for people with back pain on a road trip.

Hurricane Dorian Update

Due to Hurricane Dorian, Spine & Orthopedic Center has decided to take proper measures for the safety of our patients and employees, and all our offices will be closed on Tuesday September 3rd. As of today, we will resume normal operations on Wednesday, September 4th. If you are a patient, please call us toll free [...]