Atlantic Spine Center Blog

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Dr. Kaliq Chang Explains Symptoms and Causes of Neck Pain and Offers Treatment Tips

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What is neck pain? What a pain in the neck! We rely on that well-worn phrase to describe any number of nuisances. Still, its literal meaning, actual pain in our neck, can stem from a wide variety of…
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Improper Prep and Training May Increase Your Risk for Spinal Injury

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Skiers and snowboarders hitting the slopes without proper preparation and warm-up exercises, protective gear, training, and good judgment may find their winter fun quickly going downhill, says…
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Degenerative Disc Disease — Symptoms, Causes and Treatment

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What Does having a Degenerative Disc Actually Mean? The word degeneration, meaning decline or deterioration, becomes particularly worrisome when it’s paired with the discs of your spine. But there’s…
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What to Ask, Know and Expect from Physical Therapy After Spine Surgery

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Post-Operative PT and What to Expect Having surgery to tackle back or neck pain is a huge decision. But what comes after spine surgery? Postoperative physical therapy, or PT, is usually the next…
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How High Heels Increase the Risk for Back Pain? How High Heels Alter Spine Alignment and Increase the Risk for Back Pain

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Every day, millions of women dress according to the dictates of fashion, right down to their toes, and complete their outfits with high-heeled shoes in every possible color, fabric, and style. Most…
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Causes and Prevention of Neck Pain

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Dr. Kaliq Chang explains why we have neck pain and offers tips to avoid it. Neck pain is very common and often preventable, according to Kaliq Chang, MD, of Atlantic Spine Center. Comprised of bony…