Atlantic Spine Center Blog

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What is Tech Neck? Dr. Kaliq Chang Explains How Technology Can Cause Neck Pain and Offers Prevention Advice

Spinal ConditionsNeck PainPrevention
Are you reading this on your phone, computer, or another mobile device? Are you looking down, shoulders hunched, while doing so? If so, your posture may be contributing to neck pain, headaches, and…
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Is Spinal Fusion Right for Me? Risks and Benefits

TreatmentsSurgerySpinal Fusion
What is spine fusion surgery? Dr. Kadimcherla with Atlantic Spine Center explains what spine fusion surgery is and who may benefit from it. The idea of spinal fusion surgery sounds intimidating to…
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Herniated Disc in the Neck Caused by Whiplash Injury

Neck PainHerniated Discs
Adverse weather conditions (eg, snow and rain) can significantly increase motor vehicle crashes by reducing tire adherence and impairing visibility. According to the US National Research Council, in…
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Bulging Discs vs. Herniated Discs - What's the Difference?

Back PainNeck Pain
Dr. Praveen Kadimcherla explains these two common spinal problems a bulging disc or a herniated disc, that are the leading causes of back pain, which forces people to skip work, and offers tips on…
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Endoscopic Rhizotomy: What is it, What Conditions Does it Treat and Benefits

Endoscopic Spine SurgeryTreatments
It makes sense that joints constantly in motion might deteriorate from wear and tear, causing chronic pain. That's precisely what can happen to facet joints in the spine, which a procedure known as…
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Sounds Ridiculous, But It's Really Radiculitis

Dr. Kaliq Chang explains radicular pain and some tips for coping with this common spine problem. Radiculitis can affect any part of the spine but is most common in the lower back or neck. The…