Atlantic Spine Center Blog

Neck PainExercises

Neck Stretches that can ease discomfort. Recommended from Dr. Kaliq Chang

Whether you have neck pain simply because you slept funny, you’ve temporarily developed a sore neck or your neck hurts on a chronic basis, you’re in good company. The good news here is that stretches…

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July 25th, 2019

TreatmentsSpinal Conditions

How Foraminal Stenosis is Diagnosed and Treated

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 narrowing in the…

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June 26th, 2019

TreatmentsExercisesMedication

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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June 20th, 2019

TreatmentsSpinal ConditionsSciatica

What Does Sciatica Mean and Why is it Often Misunderstood?

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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June 20th, 2019

SymptomsBack PainSciatica

The Cause of Your Sciatic Pain May Be In the Butt, Not the Back

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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June 6th, 2019

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

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