Atlantic Spine Center Blog


What are the Best Pain Relief Options for Sciatica?

Dr. Kaliq Chang offers his recommendations on treatment choices for Sciatica. Since sciatica pain is often compared to the agony of a toothache, effective treatment options for this poorly understood…

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June 20th, 2019

TreatmentsSpinal ConditionsSciatica

What Does Sciatica Mean and Why is it Often Misunderstood?

Many people with back pain that radiates down their legs know they’re experiencing sciatica. But what does sciatica actually mean? The term itself is widely misunderstood and so are its treatments…

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June 20th, 2019

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The Cause of Your Sciatic Pain May Be In the Butt, Not the Back

Can sitting too much become a pain in the butt? “Maybe,” says interventional pain management specialist Kaliq Chang MD of the New Jersey-based Atlantic Spine Center, “but a sedentary lifestyle is…

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June 6th, 2019

PreventionSpinal Fusion

Today’s modern spine treatments that often offer an alternative option to traditional spine fusion.

Regenerative medicine, including injections of a patient’s own stem cells or blood platelets, could someday replace the scalpel as a major alternative for treating degenerative disc disease, a…

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May 6th, 2019

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Understanding Sciatica and How to Manage a Flare-Up.

“Causes of sciatica are multiple and sometimes difficult to pinpoint,” states Kaliq Chang, MD of Atlantic Spine Center, an interventional pain management specialist board-certified in anesthesiology…

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April 23rd, 2019

Back PainTelemedicine

Using Telemedicine for Faster Access to Medical Attention for Back Pain.

Chronically painful back? Need a physician? With telemedicine, it’s simply a matter of “Beam me up, Scottie.” “We can now transport a patient to the doctor’s office literally in seconds via computer…

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April 8th, 2019