Posts Tagged: Spine

The Future of Spinal Surgery: Robotic Navigation  

Spinal surgery is usually only considered after more conservative treatment methods like physical therapy and medications have already been tried. This is because surgery of the spine can be very risky, with even minor errors creating serious problems for the patient. For this reason, spinal surgery requires an especially high level of instrument positioning and… Read more »

Losing weight – Benefits of weight loss on back pain

Weight Loss and Back Pain Many Americans suffer from chronic back pain, and many Americans are also overweight or obese. Are these two things always related? No. Are they often related? Absolutely.  Although there are few definitive studies about the link between excess fat and back pain, studies do show that there is a provable… Read more »