Medical Services

Epidural Steroid Injection – Time to Remedy that Daily Back Pain

Modern medicine today and the way doctors can do things with the smallest amount of discomfort during and after a procedure is simply amazing.  Twenty years ago, people suffering with back issues had to go to extreme measures, such as surgery, just to get relief from pain.  Doctors were still performing back injections, but they were not the normal procedure […]

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End of Year Deductibles – Make the Most Out of Your Insurance!

  Well it’s December again and the end of the year is vastly approaching.  With the upcoming New Year there will be many changes, and one of those is that our insurance deductibles are all going to start over at the beginning of the New Year.  For some, this can be terrifying as they may have extremely high deductibles to […]

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8 Qualifications to Look for when selecting a Neurosurgeon

Selecting a neurosurgeon is an important task in the proper recovery of a chronic spine condition. A neurosurgeon is a physician who specializes in the diagnosis and surgical treatment of disorders of the central and peripheral nervous system including congenital anomalies, trauma, tumors, vascular disorders, infections of the brain or spine, stroke, or degenerative diseases of the spine. [1]  Well […]

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How to Avoid and Deal With Injuries During the Holidays

Winter and the holidays is a time to rejoice, remember and be thankful for the opportunity to share life with those you love and adore.  For many, the emotional addition of fear compliments this cold season.  Winter time can become more of an obstacle course to avoid pain and injury.  The losers in this game score a real memory of […]

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Study Shows Amusement Parks Temporarily Reduce Back Pain

So, amusement parks temporarily reduce back pain? Who would have thought that taking your kids to Disneyland, Knott’s Berry Farm, Magic Mountain or any other amusement park can be the best experience for a family.  For some it can sometimes be a chore for those who are suffering from debilitating back pain.  We do these things for our children even […]

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Extreme Lateral Interbody Fusion (XLIF): Are you a Candidate?

Extreme lateral Interbdoy (XLIF) is a minimally invasive procedure performed through the side of the body to treat spinal disorders and reduce long-term back and leg pain that has not responded to other treatments, such as steroid injections, physical therapy and pain medication. [1] The surgeon goes through the side of the body rather than going through the front of […]

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Woman Are More Susceptible to Arthritis Then Men

According to the CDC (Center for Disease Control) arthritis affects approximately 21.6% which is about 46.4 million people in the US.  Each year, arthritis affects millions of Americans in the US.  It is a condition that is extremely painful and bothersome for most people.   It causes the joints to deteriorate and in some cases can cause extreme deformities.  There are […]

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