Atlantic Spine Center Blog

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Dr. Kaliq Chang with Atlantic Spine Center Offers Neck Pain Prevention Tips

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Don’t stick your neck out! At least, not for too long or too far, advises Kaliq Chang, MD, an interventional pain management specialist with Atlantic Spine Center, who says, “poor posture is a leading…
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Dr. Kaliq Chang Says Too Much Sitting & Bad Posture Hurts the Spine

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Still working from home? Well, don’t just sit there. Get up and move. That’s the advice from interventional pain management specialist Kaliq Chang, MD, with Atlantic Spine Center, who says long hours…
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Understanding Minimally Invasive, or MIS, Spinal Fusion

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Minimally invasive spinal fusion surgery, also called MIS fusion, offers great results without a big and long surgical procedure and benefits people with chronic back pain to quickly get back to their…
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Small But Mighty. A Tear in a Spinal Disc Can Have Major Impact

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The average spinal disc in the back or neck may measure only about an inch in diameter and a quarter-inch thick. But if it tears, that disc can have an impact far beyond its size, causing a patient…
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ESI: It’s How Some Patients Spell Back and Neck Pain Relief

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Epidural corticosteroid shots (ESIs) can relieve excruciating long-term neck and back pain, help patients become functional again, improve quality of life, and in a lot of cases, they can reduce or…
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When Pain Persists After Spine Surgery

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The International Association for the Study of Pain defines failed back surgery syndrome (FBSS) as lumbar spinal pain that “persists despite surgical intervention” or develops after surgery. But…