Spine Surgery

Conditions That Cause Neck Pain


Experiencing neck pain is something we all get to go through at some point. Unfortunately, there is really no way to avoid it. Many times, we can chalk the pain up to sleeping in a funny position or wrenching our necks the wrong way, but if you’ve ever wondered if something more is going on,… read more

Common Back Pain and Why It is Serious – Part 2


For many people, back pain is a daily companion, and not a welcome one. In our years treating hundreds of people with back pain, we have met many people who have accepted the pain as normal and formed their lives around it, when in fact, they have options. We’re not talking about the people with… read more

Recovering from Minimally-Invasive Spine Surgery


We always talk about how one of the biggest benefits of minimally-invasive spine surgery is the short recovery time, but what are we really talking about here? One of the most common questions we get is just that: how long is recovery — really? We understand our patients’ concern. Any sort of operation is a… read more

How to Sleep When You Have Back Pain


At the Spine Institute of North America, we specialize in eliminating back pain as quickly as possible. However, solving back pain is a process that can last several weeks or even months, depending on how long it takes to diagnose and fully address the issue. During that time, you need to take care of yourself,… read more

Common Back Pain and Why It is Serious – Part 1


Back pain is troublesome in many ways, but one of the ways it troubles the team at the Spine Institute of North America is this: it is so commonplace that people assume they just have to live with it. Everyone experiences some level of back pain at one point or another, and while some people… read more

How to Tackle Treatment Anxiety – Part 1


At the Spine Institute of North America, we can’t say how many times we’ve heard people express nerves when it comes to being treated for their back pain. We understand. Whether you’re going to the dentist, the physical therapist, or heading in for surgery, putting your body into someone else’s care is nerve-wracking. However, thousands… read more

When to Get Help for a Pinched Nerve


We’re getting into fall, which means the advent of warm drinks, cozy clothes, beautiful foliage, and crisp air. It also means lots of leaves, and thousands of Americans will be raking them, into piles, jumping in the piles, and then eventually realizing they need to bag the leaves up or put them in the yard… read more

What Your Back Muscles Are Trying To Tell You


If you suffer from regular back pain, it’s very easy to assume that something is grievously wrong. When your back hurts, it can comprise everything you do in your day to day life. Activities like folding laundry and even just going for a walk can be exceptionally uncomfortable. And while you’re right to seek medical… read more

8 Tips for a Healthy Back


It doesn’t matter how old you are or if you have chronic back pain; there are still many things you can do in order to improve your back health. Your back is a critical component to your quality of life. It supports your body. It contains the nerves that let your limbs function. It allows… read more

Strengthen Your Core and Support Your Back


It’s easy to get caught up in the frenzy when finding a medical cure for your back pain. In fact, searching out medical solutions has become synonymous with pain, and it’s often forgotten that there are other options available in order to help you feel your best. Here at the Spine Institue of North America,… read more