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ExercisesLower Back Pain

5 Gentle, Effective Exercises for Seniors with Lower Back Pain

Dr. Kaliq Chang with Atlantic Spine Center Offers Tips to Soothe and Strengthen. As we age, our spine does too, of course – meaning lower back pain becomes more of a looming possibility. But…

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February 7th, 2020

Laser Spine SurgeryTerms

Breaking down the broadly used term “laser spine surgery”

For Luke Skywalker, a laser sword proved the weapon-of-choice in his fight against the “Empire” in Star Wars, but when it comes to battling chronic back pain and the spinal disorders that cause it…

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January 29th, 2020

Shoulder PainPain Management

Interventional Pain Management Specialist Dr. Kaliq Chang discusses spinal triggers and treatments of shoulder woes

When our shoulder hurts, we naturally assume we have a problem in, well, the shoulder. But in reality, shoulder pain often indicates a spine problem, according to Kaliq Chang, MD, of Atlantic Spine…

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January 15th, 2020

Artificial DiscFAQ

Artificial Disc Replacement - 5 Questions for Your Doctor

Nearly all of us know someone who had surgery to replace their bum hip or knee with an artificial joint. But artificial discs? Fewer have heard of this increasingly prevalent orthopedic surgery…

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December 16th, 2019

Degenerative Disc DiseasePrevention

Dr. Kaliq Chang explains symptoms, causes and prevention measures for a common back pain trigger

It would be logical to assume that degenerative disc disease, one of the most common spine problems in older adults, is a disease. However, this progression of changes in spinal discs due to aging…

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December 10th, 2019


Pain Relief for Rheumatoid Arthritis Associated Chronic Back Pain

Chronic back pain may not spring to mind as one of the more common problems linked to the autoimmune disease rheumatoid arthritis, or RA. But this is indeed the case, and relief for RA-associated back…

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November 19th, 2019