According to a new study, there is a fascinating correlation between levels of anxiety and defensiveness in patients exhibiting chronic back pain. Researchers from Manchester Metropolitan University in England separated 70 participants into one of 4 groups based on personality type: defensive high-anxious (DHA), high-anxious (HA), repressors (REP), or low-anxious (LA). Differences between the groups […]
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Back pain is all too common in the game of golf, and sometimes the source can be difficult to find and address. The sacroiliac joint (SI joint)—the spot where the spine connects with the pelvis—is estimated to be the culprit in roughly 30 percent of back-pain cases. That estimate might be even higher for golfers […]
Hello, Dr. Janssen and everyone at the Center for Spine and Orthopedics! I am one of your spinal fusion patients from 1993 (I think). I want you to know what a great job you did and how wonderful my life has been as a result. I’m the girl who compressed a vertebrae while sledding in […]
Are you experiencing leg or arm weakness, lower back pain, numbness in your legs or buttocks and/or balance problems? Spinal stenosis is a condition in which the spinal column narrows and starts compressing the spinal cord. The best treatment for spinal stenosis is to identify and address the underlying cause.
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