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Your healthcare matters. Our goal is to empower patient participation and continuous education and involvement over individual healthcare decisions. Stay up to date with the latest spine and orthopaedic information from conditions, procedures, news, and innovative surgical techniques. BEST is committed to sharing information, exploring different levels of treatment options, and helping patients make informed decisions about health.
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If you’ve turned to a physician for help with your back pain, it is likely that your pain has progressed to the point where it
The decision to proceed with any surgery is not an easy choice, a spinal surgery is no different. You must consider a variety of factors
The reason for this is the body’s muscles are highly interconnected. Tight muscles in one place can pull on muscles in another area, creating a chain reaction that leads to pain and mechanical issues. This is why lower back stretches are an important and commonly recommended part of treatment for back pain.
A collapsed disc is most commonly associated with an age-related condition called degenerative disc disease. This is a very common condition, affecting well over half the population over the age of 60 according to research.