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Neck Pain

How to Overcome Chronic Neck Pain Without Surgery

December 7, 2022

Chronic neck pain can take a significant toll on your daily routine, activities and life. You likely don’t want to turn to surgery right away. Thankfully, there are many ways to alleviate neck pain naturally.

You can try numerous self-care techniques for chronic neck pain at home. Learn about neck pain types, causes and symptoms, as well as various nonsurgical neck pain treatments that might work for you.

tips for flying with back and neck pain

Tips for Flying With Back and Neck Pain

July 21, 2022

Despite its primary purpose to provide passengers with a place to relax during a flight, airplane seating does not offer much comfort. Sitting on a plane gives minimal support to the back and neck, resulting in travelers taking matters into their own hands by bringing pillows and blankets from home. You can take more precautions by preparing for your flight to fit your personal needs for comfort.

You should not have to limit your traveling opportunities because of your back and neck pain. You can still make lasting memories while traveling with the support of numerous tips, so discomfort while flying is more manageable. You can apply these tips before booking a plane ticket, during the flight, and after landing at your destination. Evaluate the following steps to alleviate the anxiety about traveling with back pain.

top surgical alternatives to a spine fusion

Top 5 Surgical Alternatives to a Spine Fusion Surgery

July 29, 2022

Have you recently seen a spine specialist who recommended spine fusion surgery? Did you walk away from the appointment asking yourself, do I need a fusion, and are there alternative, less invasive surgeries? You may be confused with the pain’s diagnosis and cause and seeking a second or third opinion to confirm or change treatment plans.

If you are seeking an alternative to spine fusion surgery, these are a few options that you might want to explore. Living with back or neck pain can substantially affect your quality of life, sleep, work, and ability to be physically active. Choosing to have spine surgery can be difficult, especially spine fusion. Many things weigh into the decision-making process, such as: “I am not sleeping well at night because of the pain” or “how long will I be out of work due to spine fusion surgery?” 

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