Atlantic Spine Center Blog

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What Does Sciatica Mean and Why is it Often Misunderstood?

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

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

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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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Understanding Sciatica and How to Manage a Flare-Up.

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

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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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Tests to Diagnose Back Pain

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When It Hurts to Sit, Stand or Sleep: Tests to Diagnose Back Pain Dr. Kaixuan Liu shares some of the top ways doctors figure out the cause of an aching back. Back pain is usually fleeting, with most…