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How Injections Can Diagnose And Treat Spinal Problems

While imaging scans can sometimes reveal which nerve or joint is affected, this is not always the case. When used to diagnose neck or back pain, injections can help determine if a specific nerve or joint is the source of a patient’s discomfort.

What Causes Arthritis of the Spine?

The most common type of spinal arthritis — osteoarthritis — is caused by normal degeneration that comes with age. In cases of osteoarthritis, the smooth coating of cartilage that protects joints wears away over time, leading to pain, stiffness and inflammation within the joint.

Spine & Orthopedic Center Welcomes New Spine Surgeon, Dr. David Prior

Spine & Orthopedic Center welcomes board-certified orthopedic surgeon, David Prior, M.D., FAAOS, to its medical team. Dr. Prior is fellowship trained in spine surgery and due to his extensive training and experience, he specializes in [...]

3 Knee Strengthening Home Exercises

While knee strengthening exercises do not affect the knee joint directly, they help strengthen the muscles surrounding it leading to better support for the knees. This provided support may help alleviate knee pressure and strain, which can also relieve pain.

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Visit our Questions & Answers by Raina Diedrick, Kendally Guardia and Victoria Verrengia, our certified PAs who answer all the questions from patients and readers. Visit our Questions & Answers section here.

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Common Causes of Neck Pain

August 30th, 2022|0 Comments

Because neck pain can have many underlying causes, it can be hard to isolate them. In this article we'll explore some of the most common causes of neck pain.

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4 Tips to Help Prevent Spinal Canal Stenosis

August 4th, 2022|0 Comments

Although there is no real method to prevent this condition, here you can find 4 health tips and lifestyle choices that you can follow to reduce the probabilities to develop spinal stenosis later in life.

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How Injections Can Diagnose And Treat Spinal Problems

June 8th, 2022|0 Comments

While imaging scans can sometimes reveal which nerve or joint is affected, this is not always the case. When used to diagnose neck or back pain, injections can help determine if a specific nerve or joint is the source of a patient’s discomfort.