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4 Ways to Relieve Lower-Back Pain (Stretches Included)

4 Ways to Relieve Lower-Back Pain (Stretches Included)

| June 30, 2015

The typical 8-5 job often results in a sedentary lifestyle, which commonly leads to lower-back pain later in life. Try the tips below to help alleviate back pain, or prevent it before it strikes! It hurts to stand. It hurts to sit. It hurts to lie in bed. Welcome to the pain-in-the-you-know-what pleasures of lower-back […]

Top Tips To Beat Back Pain

Top Tips To Beat Back Pain

| June 26, 2015

Many people are wary of taking prescription pain medicine to alleviate back pain, and seek relief through over-the-counter medication and physical therapy. However, there are a few other tools one can utilize to be rid of back pain. Check out the tips below, as compiled by the Harvard Medical School Health Publications. At this moment, […]

Back Pain In Men: A Closer Look

Back Pain In Men: A Closer Look

| June 17, 2015

A new study by the British Chiropractic Association reveals that men are experiencing back pain at an earlier age than ever before. Despite our best efforts to make modern life safer and more enjoyable, it appears there’s no fighting Mother Nature. In conducting a study of 2,127 UK adults, The British Chiropractic Association found that […]

Inaugural Germán Ochoa Traveling Fellowship Awarded To Dr. Janssen

Inaugural Germán Ochoa Traveling Fellowship Awarded To Dr. Janssen

| June 9, 2015

Please join us in congratulating our own Dr. Michael Janssen! From AOSpine — Michael Janssen is the recipient of the first Germán Ochoa Traveling Fellowship Award To honor Germán Ochoa, his unparalleled dedication to AOSpine, and his countless achievements, the Germán Ochoa Traveling Fellowship (GO Traveling Fellowship) offers a unique opportunity for a senior AOSpine […]

Cervical Disc Replacement at Center for Spine and Orthopedics — Testimonial.

Cervical Disc Replacement at Center for Spine and Orthopedics — Testimonial.

| June 3, 2015

We recently received the below testimonial from one of our patients, and are thrilled to report her positive results from a Cervical Disc Replacement procedure with our own Dr. Janssen. I thank grateful every day that I choose Dr. Janssen for my Cervical Disc Replacement. I now have a titanium disc in my cervical spine […]

Top 5 Exercises To Beat Bad Back Pain

Top 5 Exercises To Beat Bad Back Pain

| May 26, 2015

If back pain is an unfortunate part of your day-to-day life, check out these exercises to help alleviate the stress on your back. Picture these two extremes: Sedentary Susan has back pain because she sits at a desk all day, which produces tight hip-flexors, poor posture, weak abdominals, and stiff, sedentary muscles.  Jumping Jane has […]

How Personality Is Linked To Back Pain

How Personality Is Linked To Back Pain

| May 21, 2015

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 […]

The Hidden Pain In Your Golf Game

The Hidden Pain In Your Golf Game

| May 13, 2015

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 […]

Center for Spine and Orthopedics Patient Testimonial — Two Decades Post Spinal Fusion

Center for Spine and Orthopedics Patient Testimonial — Two Decades Post Spinal Fusion

| May 5, 2015

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 […]

Back Pain and Spinal Stenosis — Free Patient Seminar

Back Pain and Spinal Stenosis — Free Patient Seminar

| April 28, 2015

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.

If this is YOU please join us for this FREE seminar, but please RSVP to save your seat.