Atlantic Spine Center Blog

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Back Pain from the Sacroiliac Joint - Where the Pelvis and Lower Spine Link

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Lower back pain? Do not automatically assume it is due to strained muscles or a spinal disorder. “The source of the problem may actually be a dysfunctional or inflamed sacroiliac joint – something not…
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Question Prior to Spine Surgery

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Being referred or recommended for minimally invasive endoscopic surgery? Are you sure you understand the procedure being recommended? Don’t just sit on your hands. Raise them and ask questions…
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Mini-Spine-Fusion Surgery Offers Maximum Patient Benefits

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It may be called “mini” but minimally invasive spine-fusion surgery offers patients maximum benefits by reducing infection risk, blood loss, and postoperative complications, including trauma to…
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Spinal bone spurs — Understanding, Diagnosing, and Treating

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Spinal bone spurs, also called osteophytes, are nothing like what most people picture in their heads. That’s the first of six things about spinal bone spurs that endoscopic spinal surgery expert Dr…
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Dr. Kaixuan Liu with Atlantic Spine Center Describes Bulging and Herniated Discs

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People know they are getting older when they think TikTok simply refers to the sound of a mechanical clock, they fail to recognize any singers up for a Grammy Award, they still use a printed map for…
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Causes and Treatments for Nighttime Back Pain – What you Should Know

Causes and Treatments for Nighttime Backaches Back pain is never a welcome thing, but somehow it feels even worse when it strikes just as you’re easing into sleep or slumbering in the wee hours. But…