Spine Pain East Windsor

Foraminal Stenosis 101


“Foraminal stenosis” isn’t a term that most people know. However, many Americans are vulnerable to it. Foraminal stenosis shows up the most often in people who smoke, are overweight, live a sedentary lifestyle, and fail to get the proper nutrition. Unfortunately, these terms could be used to describe a lot of Americans. That is why… read more

Daily Habits to Decrease Chronic Pain


We’ve talked about vacationing with chronic pain, but what about everyday life? As it turns out, there are little habits you can use to make your overall days better. In today’s blog, we want to explore some of the good habits you can go after, especially if you suffer from back pain! Eat well Make… read more

Busting Sciatica Myths! Part 3


When you have sciatica, life looks different for you than for everyone else. Just sitting down can be difficult. Many people who have sciatica suffer quietly, convinced that there isn’t any way to find complete relief. If this describes you or a loved one, chances are good that you have been fooled by some of… read more

How to Avoid Back Pain from Raking – Part 2


When the leaves start to fall, it’s time to get the rakes out! Raking can be a fantastic, meditative activity that allows you to get outside and breathe deeply. There’s nothing as satisfying as pulling the leaves into a pile and laying in it to look at the sky. However, the leaves have to go… read more

Tips for Expressing Pain to Your Doctor – Part 4

Communication is the first step to finding relief from any painful condition, but when you’re not sure how to express what is going on, or you’ve got a doctor who isn’t inclined to believe you, the situation can be very difficult. Additionally, pain makes it difficult to be patient and reasonable. However, you need to… read more

Tips for Expressing Pain to Your Doctor – Part 2

Anyone who’s ever been in pain knows how difficult it can be to communicate. Pain has a way of wearing a person down, and it can seem to take forever to make a doctor’s appointment, get to the appointment, and finally reach the ears of your doctor. The problem is, once you’ve got your doctor’s… read more

How to Wear a Backpack Right – Part 1

Whether you’re hiking to enjoy the fall colors or you’re headed to school, you’ll probably find yourself wearing a backpack. At the Spine Institute of North America, we have seen many back issues be created or worsened by improper backpack usage. We believe knowledge is power, and we want to empower you to do what’s… read more

Does Your Child Suffer from Back Pain?

If your child struggles with back issues, school represents a unique challenge to everyone. Not only does your child have to deal with the day-to-day discomfort, you have to figure out how to support him or her. The good news is, the Spine Institute of America is ready to join your team and be a… read more

Vacationing With Chronic Pain – Part 4

Vacations are an important part of life. They allow us to get away from the daily grind, create memories, and expand our horizons. When you deal with chronic pain, vacations can seem impossible, but they aren’t. We have some tips to help you make the most of your time away! Consider using a wheelchair in… read more

Vacationing With Chronic Pain – Part 2

Vacationing is part of a great life. If you feel you can’t take vacations because of your chronic pain, you’re wrong. At the Spine Institute of North America, we help people live their lives to the fullest, and our tips can make a vacation possible for you. Read on! Take road trips a little at… read more