Top 5 Exercises To Beat Bad Back Pain
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
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
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
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
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.
Comfrey Plant Said To Ease Back Pain
Scientific studies now showing that lotions made from the comfrey plant can aid in easing back pain, osteoarthritis, ankle sprains, and more! The Claim: Lotion made from the flowering comfrey plant is a natural way to ease muscle and joint pain. The Verdict: Several scientific studies suggest comfrey is effective for back pain, ankle sprains […]
Osteoporotic Fractures of the Spine — FREE SEMINAR
The Center for Spine and Orthopedics is proud to announce that our own Anton Zaryanov, DO, will be speaking at a FREE Seminar, presented by Avista Adventist Hospital! Osteoporotic Fractures of the Spine Thursday, April 16 | Noon — 1 PM Church Ranch Neighborhood Health Center Clear Creek Conference Room 7233 Church Ranch Blvd., […]
Can Stress Lead To Back Pain?
The majority of Americans are statistically likely to experience back pain at some point in their lives, and many may find that this develops to be a long–term issue. Check out the article below, which connects the dots between the correlation between stress and back pain. We perceive pain to be a physical phenomenon, so […]
Dr. Janssen To Be Published In Tricks and Trades of Spine Surgery
The Center for Spine and Orthopedics is proud to announce that Dr. Janssen will be featured as a contributing author to new book to be released in late summer of 2015, Trick and Trades of Spine Surgery. In fact, Chapter 60 — Lumbosacral Interbody Fibular Strut Placement for High-grade Spondylolisthesis: Anterior Speed’s Procedure and Posterior […]
Avoid Back Pain This Spring With A Massage
It’s officially Spring, and temperatures are finally starting to rise across the country as flowers bloom, pollen spreads, and your garden calls for attention. Before you get to work this Spring, make sure your back is in good shape to handle your workload. Maybe you’re ready for spring, as many people often are, or maybe […]