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Avoid Back Pain This Spring With A Massage

Avoid Back Pain This Spring With A Massage

| March 24, 2015

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 […]

IDE for Cervical Total Disc Replacement Paper Accepted By JBJS

IDE for Cervical Total Disc Replacement Paper Accepted By JBJS

| March 17, 2015

Dr Michael Janssen is the first author on a the longest follow–up paper on IDE for Cervical Total Disc Replacement, titled Seven-Year Follow-up of the Food and Drug Administration Investigational Device Exemption Study of the ProDisc®-C Total Disc Replacement versus Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion for Single Level Symptomatic Cervical Disc Disease. This paper was accepted for publication to the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery.

Yoga Stretches To Ease Back Pain

Yoga Stretches To Ease Back Pain

| March 10, 2015

Back pain is an ailment that that affects almost everyone. Luckily, there are some things you can do at home to help ease this affliction, one of which is yoga! Check out the tips below to learn how yoga can help ease your back pain. The Main Reasons For Back Pain Back pain may be […]

AOSpine China Fellowship

AOSpine China Fellowship

| March 5, 2015

This report was prepared by Bitao Lv. He was granted with a 4-week fellowship (7 April 2014 – 2 May 2014) and trained under the supervision of Michael Janssen, of the Center for Spine and Orthopedics, at The Scientific Education and Research Institute, Thornton, Colorado, USA. My living, learning and Communication in SERI Living I […]

Beat Back Pain While Driving: Prevent Back Pain While You’re Behind the Wheel

Beat Back Pain While Driving: Prevent Back Pain While You’re Behind the Wheel

| February 24, 2015

Being trapped in traffic can be more than a pain in the behind: Back pain problems are a common side effect of long hours on the road.   Unlike the sensation you get while slumped over in an office chair, your body feels a lot of different forces in a car, from accelerations, side-to-side swaying, […]

Five Reasons We All Experience Back Pain

Five Reasons We All Experience Back Pain

| February 17, 2015

Experts estimate that as many as 80% of people will experience back pain at some point in their lives. While the pain can be debilitating, most are able heal by themselves however, many have to turn to alternative options for treatment. The foundation of all treatments of back pain is physical therapy yet, depending on […]

Top Back Pain Triggers And How To Prevent Them

Top Back Pain Triggers And How To Prevent Them

| February 10, 2015

It turns out that certain specific combinations of activities up your odds for back pain more than others. The World Health Organization reports that, at one point or another, roughly 10 percent of the global population experiences a bout of back pain. However, medical experts haven’t yet come up with a truly effective way to […]

Top Seven Tips To Prevent Back Pain During Running

Top Seven Tips To Prevent Back Pain During Running

| February 3, 2015

Studies show 4 in 5 adults will suffer from back pain at some point in their lives. The severity of low back pain can range from bothersome to debilitating. Minor low back pain may not seem like a big deal. However if you’re a runner, even slight back pain can completely derail your training plans […]

Top Daily Bad Habits Are Tied to Back Pain

Top Daily Bad Habits Are Tied to Back Pain

| January 27, 2015

If you’re among the 31 million Americans with an aching back, here’s an important message from your spine: Stop hunching! Get that bowling ball out of your purse, backpack or other tote; put out that cigarette; and change positions frequently. New research confirms that modern life habits are a major trigger for the most common […]

Yoga Can Ease Your Back Pain: Top 5 Ways to Relief

Yoga Can Ease Your Back Pain: Top 5 Ways to Relief

| January 20, 2015

Those who suffer from back pain understand that there is no quick fix. Whether the pain comes on suddenly or is a routine nagging part of your day, it seems like nothing will make it go away fast enough. Back pain interferes with your activities of daily living and can make it difficult to put […]