Category Archives: Spine Care

What Can a Pinched Nerve Lead to if Not Treated

Spine Care | Mar 15, 2021

What Can a Pinched Nerve Lead to if Not Treated?

A pinched nerve can happen in a number of places ins your body, from your wrist to your foot. Many people are actually quite familiar with the experience of a pinched nerve, commonly known as your foot or leg “falling asleep”. If you’ve been sitting in one place for too…

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Neurology, Spine Care | Aug 3, 2021

Common Fears about Spinal Surgery

Some people are so afraid of a needle used for a simple blood draw that they cannot fathom a more invasive surgery like spinal surgery. However, there are certain times when surgical intervention is needed, especially when other more conservative approaches have failed to provide you with lasting relief and…

Can Back Pain Cause High Blood Pressure

Spine Care | Apr 14, 2022

Can Back Pain Cause High Blood Pressure?

When you’re in pain, it can impact every area of your life. In addition to the pain itself and being unable to participate in certain activities, severe pain for long periods of time can have an impact on the rest of the body and lead to other health issues. This…

Most Important Questions to Ask after Spinal Cord Injury Diagnosis

General, Spine Care | Sep 21, 2022

Most Important Questions to Ask after Spinal Cord Injury Diagnosis

Spinal cord injuries can be intimidating when they happen to you or a loved one. There may seem to be many unknowns, and it’s easy to forget to ask your doctors questions about your injury and the future. Spinal cord injuries are caused by trauma to the spinal cord, usually…

Cervical Decompression Surgery After a Car Accident

General, Spine Care | Dec 18, 2022

Cervical and Lumbar Decompression Surgery After a Car Accident

For the majority of injuries sustained in a car accident, doctors will do their best to use conservative treatment and avoid invasive procedures like surgery. Some emergency situations will require immediate surgery, but other cases may see a patient undergoing surgery much farther down the line. When it comes to…