Atlantic Spine Center Blog

PreventionSpinal Fusion

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

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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May 6th, 2019

Back PainPreventionSciatica

Understanding Sciatica and How to Manage a Flare-Up.

“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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April 23rd, 2019

Back PainTelemedicine

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

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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April 8th, 2019

Back PainPreventionRecovery

Tests to Diagnose Back Pain

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…

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April 2nd, 2019

Back PainExercisesPain and Rehabilitation

Exercises and Stretches to Relieve Back Pain

When back pain strikes, our instinct may be to move as little as possible and avoid all physical activity. But exercising and stretching not only can relieve back pain, but also prevent flare-ups…

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March 19th, 2019

Spinal ConditionsBack Pain

Options for Treating Lumbar Radiculitis

Atlantic Spine Center physician, Dr. Liu, explains Lumbar Radiculitis, a common lower back problem. For a highly common problem, lumbar radiculitis sure does have a funny name. But the lower back pain…

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March 2nd, 2019