When Might It Be Time to Consider Back Surgery? It’s a Matter of Quality of Life…

The most important question someone faces as they live with back pain is whether its time for surgery. While there are many criteria that can help shape this decision, whether surgery is the right choice is still a highly subjective matter that each individual patient must ultimately navigate themselves. Neurological symptoms such as leg pain, … Read more

What Back Surgery Can Do Compared to Non Operative Approaches

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As people navigate their spinal problems the question most will face is whether or not to have surgery and when. There are times when surgery must be the first option and the conservative approaches of chiropractics, physical therapy, medications and pain management are not appropriate. When there is a neurological deterioration or deficit from trauma … Read more

Cervical Neck Surgery Recovery Guide: 5 Tips To Speed Up Time It Takes To Heal

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Nobody wants to have spine surgery, but it is sometimes necessary. Naturally, trying alternative remedies and treatments is always the first course of action. If you have experienced neck pain for some time and you have followed the available treatment options but you didn’t experience the results you were hoping for, then you may need … Read more

Pre Surgical Anxiety: 17 Tips on How To Stay Calm Before Going Into Surgery

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The feeling of anxiety before going under surgery, also known as preoperative or preoperational anxiety, is incredibly common. A lot of patients who know they will have surgery will start to experience it. Anxiety before surgery is essentially described as unpleasant stress, uneasiness, or tension that results from the fears and doubts of patients. What … Read more

Considering Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery In New Jersey? Here Are Some Facts and Benefits To Know

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When considering surgery as an option for successfully treating a back condition, it is important to understand the differences between surgeries to determine what option is best for you. Typically, surgery is only reserved for when conservative methods of treatment—such as medication or physical therapy—have failed to provide relief from pain and other symptoms.

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