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Dr. Alan MacGill, Named One of U.S.’s Top Foot & Ankle Surgeons in 2020 by BECKER’S

November 17, 2020 Alan A. MacGill, DPM, our board-certified foot and ankle surgeon at Spine & Orthopedic Center, has been named one of the Top 38 Foot & Ankle Surgeons to Know in 2020. This [...]

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What Are My Options for Minimally Invasive Spinal Surgery?

Spine surgery can be a daunting thought. People often wonder if there are minimally invasive options. Minimally invasive surgery (MIS) is possible for the spine. But, it will not be as simple as a single band-aid. In [...]

The Link Between Osteoporosis and Spinal Fractures

Osteoporosis is a disease that weakens bones. As we get older, this condition reduces bone strength. Often it goes unnoticed for years. There are no symptoms until a bone breaks. And the link between osteoporosis and spinal fractures are not rare, especially in the elderly.

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3 Knee Strengthening Home Exercises

January 7th, 2022|0 Comments

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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3 Home Stretches for Shoulder Bursitis

November 17th, 2021|0 Comments

The primary goal with any stretch or exercise is to reduce strain on the affected tissues. Here there are three examples of stretches to try at home to alleviate pain from shoulder bursitis.