Atlantic Spine Center Blog

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Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion for Treating Chronic Neck Pain

Millions of people experience neck and arm pain stemming from problems with vertebral discs running down the neck, also known as the cervical spine. But when conservative treatments don’t ease the…
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Dr. Liu offers Tips on Causes and Treatments for Middle Back Pain

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When people think of back pain, they tend to picture a strained lower back. But middle back pain, which encompasses the area between the neck and the bottom of the rib cage, is an ache with specific…
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Best Lower Back Pain Exercises vs. Lower Back Pain Exercises to Avoid

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Dr. Kaliq Chang with Atlantic Spine Center Offers Tips to Soothe and Strengthen. As we age, our spine does too, of course – meaning lower back pain becomes more of a looming possibility. But…
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Breaking down the broadly used term “laser spine surgery”

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For Luke Skywalker, a laser sword proved the weapon-of-choice in his fight against the “Empire” in Star Wars, but when it comes to battling chronic back pain and the spinal disorders that cause it…
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Shoulder Pain: Symptoms, Causes and Treatment

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When our shoulder hurts, we naturally assume we have a problem in, well, the shoulder. But in reality, shoulder pain often indicates a spine problem, according to Kaliq Chang, MD, of Atlantic Spine…
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Artificial Disc Replacement Surgery - 5 Questions for Your Doctor

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Nearly all of us know someone who had surgery to replace their bum hip or knee with an artificial joint. But artificial discs? Fewer have heard of this increasingly prevalent orthopedic surgery…