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After undergoing spine surgery, your surgeon may recommend a back brace to aid in your healing process. A brace is used to provide support to your back and/or neck, depending upon your surgical procedure.
Are you are missing the smell of the perfectly manicured green and the feel of the club in your hand? If you have recently undergone spine surgery, most likely the only golf dates you have been getting are with the television.
Lateral lumbar interbody fusion, or XLIF for short, is a minimally invasive procedure that is commonly used to relieve symptoms associated with degenerative disc disease, such as leg or back pain.
If you’ve scheduled your spine surgery, you are likely anxious and unsure of what to expect. You are probably wondering how long it will take you to recover and what exactly is involved in the recovery process.
Spondylolisthesis occurs when a bone in the lower portion of the spine slips out of its proper position onto the bone below it. Although you may never experience any obvious symptoms if you have this condition, there is a possibility that you may notice lower back pain, a stiff back, posture changes, and muscle spasms in your hamstrings.
Degenerative disc disease is a condition that occurs when discs that separate the spinal bones break down. If you are suffering from degenerative disc disease, you are likely experiencing pain in the back that radiates to the buttocks and thighs.
If you have been searching the internet for “spine pain friendly summer sports”, you may have been left wondering if boating and fishing have made the list.
With warm temperatures, blue skies, and blooming flowers, there is no better time to get outdoors and get active than the summer months. However, summer fun can be put to a halt when a summer spine injury occurs.
If you are scheduled to undergo a spinal fusion, it is only human to be worried about the recovery following the procedure.
f you are experiencing spine pain, the first step in treatment is determining the source of your pain. Often times, your spine expert will order a diagnostic imaging test to aid in making an accurate diagnosis.