Atlantic Spine Center Blog

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Foraminal Stenosis: Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment

TreatmentsSpinal Conditions
Chronic back pain sufferers are certain of only one thing: that their back really hurts and keeps on hurting. But they may not know about a condition called “foraminal stenosis”: a foraminal narrowing…
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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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What Does Sciatica Mean and Why is it Often Misunderstood?

TreatmentsSpinal ConditionsSciatica
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

SymptomsBack PainSciatica
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

PreventionSpinal Fusion
Spinal fusion is a surgical procedure that involves permanently joining two or more vertebrae in the spine to treat conditions such as spinal stenosis, herniated discs, and spondylolisthesis. While…
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Understanding Sciatica and How to Manage a Flare-Up

Back PainPreventionSciatica
“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…