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Back Pain

Why You Should Consider Traveling for Spinal Surgery

February 28, 2023
Medical tourism is an ideal solution for those seeking more affordable and accessible health care. If you’re facing challenges in obtaining the orthopedic care or surgery you need, you may be able to find the appropriate treatment in another state or country. This guide will explore the benefits of traveling abroad or within a country to another region or state for spinal procedures and surgeries.

How to Avoid Back Pain While Sleeping

January 16, 2023

Back pain is incredibly common, affecting 8 out of 10 people during their lives. Many factors can contribute to a sore and achy back, but sleep and back discomfort are especially linked. From your sleep position to the mattress and pillow you use, your slumber habits play a significant role in your spine and neck health.

If you’re looking for ways to relieve nighttime back pain, we’ve created this comprehensive guide that outlines the best sleeping positions, exercises, stretches and other remedies. Explore the most effective tips and practices to resolve pain in your upper or lower back while sleeping.

Recovering from back surgery do's and dont's

Recovering From Back Surgery: Do’s and Don’ts

November 10, 2022

Recovering from surgery is an important opportunity to care for yourself as your body heals. Following back surgery, you will need to regain mobility, muscle strength, flexibility, and range of motion. Following some essential post-surgery do’s and don’ts can help you reach your recovery goals and heal safely.

Continue reading to learn more about what you should and shouldn’t do during spine surgery recovery.

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