SpineUniverse Blogs

5 Things to Look for in a Spine Surgery Facility

Posted on June 14, 2013 | by in Spine Surgery Advice

If you are exploring the possibility of spine surgery, you may find yourself intimidated by the countless options and questions in front of you.

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10 Tips for Spine Surgery Caregivers

Posted on April 25, 2013 | by in Spine Surgery Advice

Being a caregiver to a spine surgery patient is a commitment in time, energy, and resources, as well as a true test in patience and compassion.

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The Last Step in Chronic Back Pain Relief

Posted on February 09, 2013 | by in Spine Surgery Advice

If you're dealing with the symptoms of chronic back pain, you're not alone. It's a major cause of disability in the United States and throughout the world.

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The Ins and Outs of Recovering from Back Surgery

Posted on December 07, 2012 | by in Spine Surgery Advice

Expert advice from Neel Anand, MD, a spine surgeon: What should you do after spine surgery to ensure a good recovery?

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Choosing the Spine Surgeon Who Is Right for You

Posted on November 05, 2012 | by in All About Artificial Disc Replacement

Dr. Blumenthal, a spine surgeon, blogs about how to choose the right spine surgeon. Full of useful tips to help you make the best decision for your spine health.

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Preparing for Spine Surgery: 5 Key Considerations

Posted on October 29, 2012 | by in Spine Surgery Advice

Dr. Anand, a spine surgeon, offers his 5 best tips for preparing for spine surgery.

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Book Review: Secrets to Preventing Back and Neck Pain

Posted on October 04, 2012 | by in The Empowered Patient

Bill Paquin, SpineUniverse CEO, reviews a book with 60 tips for back pain prevention.

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When It Comes to Spine Surgery: Go with Your Gut

Posted on September 27, 2012 | by in Spine Surgery Advice

Dr. Neel Anand, a spine surgeon, gives his expert advice on questions you should ask before having spine surgery.

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Manage Your Spine Health the Way You Would Your Finances

Posted on September 25, 2012 | by in The Empowered Patient

Do you think as much about your personal future health as you do about your personal financial health? Tips on what you can do today to invest in a healthier back tomorrow.

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The History of Artificial Disc Replacement

How Long Has This Spine Procedure Been Used?
Posted on September 10, 2012 | by in All About Artificial Disc Replacement

The first spine surgeon to use artificial discs in the US writes about the history of this innovative spine surgery device.

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The Do's & Don'ts of Exercise for People with Spinal Deformities

Posted on August 22, 2012 | by in Spine Surgery Advice

Neel Anand, MD, a spine specialist, writes about taking good care of your back -- with exercise. Helpful do's and don'ts for exercising smartly.

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Lifestyle Factors That Can Seriously Hinder Your Chances for Spine Surgery Success

Posted on July 14, 2012 | by in Spine Surgery Advice

What can patients do to help ensure a good spine surgery outcome and recovery. There are things you can do before surgery that will help you after: learn what they are in this spine expert blog.

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Are Victims of Spinal Trauma Candidates for Minimally Invasive Surgery?

Posted on June 17, 2012 | by in Spine Surgery Advice

Is minimally invasive spine surgery an option for people with spinal trauma (from a car accident or a fall)? A spine surgeon tackles this question and explains your surgery options and goals in this blog post.

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Healthcare Insanity: It's All About You

Treating Disease vs. Promoting Health
Posted on June 07, 2012 | by in The Empowered Patient

What makes us healthy? Why don't we do those things (eating well, exercise, quitting smoking, etc.) that we know will make us healthy and prevent chronic pain (including chronic back pain)? SpineUniverse's CEO takes on this healthcare question.

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Scoliosis: Separating Myth from Fact

5 common myths about scoliosis dispelled.
Posted on May 19, 2012 | by in Spine Surgery Advice

Five myths about scoliosis are dispelled by an orthopaedic spine surgeon who specializes in diagnosing and treating scoliosis and other types of spinal deformity.

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