Are you a smoker? Then you already know that quitting will save you money and help you live longer. But, did you know that it can also make your back feel better? Smoking restricts the flow of oxygen and other nutrients in the blood to the spinal discs, making you more vulnerable to lower back… Read more »
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People experience lower back pain for many reasons. The spine is a complex structure made up of vertebrae, disks, spinal cord and nerves, all surrounded by numerous muscles and ligaments. Most of us will experience some form of lower back pain in our lifetime. In fact, outside of the common cold, lower back pain is… Read more »
by Mark Wells, PA-C You’re playing with the kids, stretching to catch your dog before it runs out of the gate and BAM! You feel something ‘go funky’ in your back, and then, all of a sudden you ‘can’t move’. What is going on? Chances are, you’ve just strained or sprained your back! In fact,… Read more »
Jennifer Richardson, KEZI-TV morning anchor, reported today on NeuroSpine surgeon Dr. Scott Kitchel, and how the iFuse procedure changed one Oregon woman’s life. Watch the inspiring report video below. If you experiencing back pain, and want to get your life back, contact us today.