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Bone Spur Spine

February 15, 2021

Bone Spurs Explained

WHAT IS A BONE SPUR? Bone spurs are a tiny, smooth, and bony-like outgrowth that takes place on your bones. The growth is also known as an osteophyte and forms along the bone edges or on the facet joints of the spine. The bone spur
Surgery Center in Atlanta
Top Spine Surgery Centers in Atlanta AllSpine Laser and Surgery center is a leading Atlanta outpatient surgery center with 3 locations around the Atlanta metro area. Our doctors specialize in comprehensive spinal care and pain management, with the full suite of spinal procedures. All our
When two or more vertebrae in the spine are fused together it’s a considerable undertaking. Though such a procedure may be necessary to reduce pain and improve balance. The surgery is referred to as spinal fusion, usually cervical or lumbar for back and neck pain.
Cervical radiculopathy

February 4, 2021

Cervical Radiculopathy

Pinched Nerve in the Neck Inflammation Inflammation or damage to the nerve roots in your spine can have neurological consequences. This pins and needles sensation is associated with cervical radiculopathy, and is due nerve damage near the cervical vertebrae. You might also call this a
Patient with neck pain

January 31, 2021

Pain Management Doctors

What is Pain Management? Pain management is the process of relieving pain and coming up with a treatment plan to address the issues causing the pain. There are specialists in pain management depending on where the pain is occurring, such as back pain specialists, neck
Spinal surgery

January 25, 2021

Spine Surgery Types

When is Spinal Surgery Necessary? When it comes to spinal surgery it’s usually to treat herniated discs, spinal stenosis, or back pain and possibly paralyzing spinal damage. Back pain is one of the most common ailments to people, and when lower back pain can’t be
Spinal stenosis surgery
What is Spinal Stenosis? If you heard the words spinal stenosis for the first time from your doctor, or maybe from a Google search about lower back pain, or neck pain, you might be wondering just what does spinal stenosis mean? Spinal stenosis happens when
Lower back pain causes
Doing your best to cope with lower back pain? You’re not the only one – according to the American Chiropractic Association, about 31 million people around the country will be dealing with lower back pain at any given time. The effects of this problem run
What is a herniated disc
COULD YOUR BACK PAIN BE A HERNIATED DISC? TREATMENT, SYMPTOMS AND FACTS! Back pain due to a herniated disc is so common that it is now considered a worldwide health problem! In the United States, nearly 2% to 3% of the adult population suffers from
Spondylosis pain
Feeling your best is important, but there are health issues that get in the way. When you have discomfort around your lower back or spinal region, you may not immediately think of arthritis. It’s important to pay attention to the symptoms and what your body
Laser surgery operating room

December 27, 2020

Laser Back Surgery

What is Laser Spine Surgery? Laser spinal surgery, or percutaneous laser disc decompression, utilizes an advanced laser machine which uses the heat from the laser to evaporate soft tissues in your spine to decompress areas causing you pain. In many laser spine surgery procedures no
Back pain carrying heavy box

December 17, 2020

Upper Back Pain Causes

What Causes Upper Back Pain? Upper back pain is not a very common spinal disorder, but it can cause both discomfort and pain when it happens. Therefore, it is important to know the main causes of upper back pain and how you can treat it.
Degenerative disc disease

December 5, 2020

Degenerative Disc Disease

What is Degenerative Disc Disease? People’s spine wear down with age. Your spinal discs help you move and bend, being little shock absorbers throughout your spine. Degenerative disc disease is osteoarthritis of the spine, and typically occurs in the neck or lower back. The discs
Sciatica nerve pain and treatment
Sciatica describes a radiating pain that can travel from your lower back down through your buttock and into your legs. The pain originates from pressure on the sciatic nerve specifically. Did you know the sciatic nerve is the largest single nerve in the body? It
Crick in the neck
Neck Pain from a Stiff Neck When you have a stiff neck in the morning, or maybe a chronic kink in the neck, there is some pain associated with that stiffness. You may have difficult moving your neck and turning it from side to side,