Atlantic Spine Center Blog

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What are the Typical Causes for Lower Back Pain?

Back PainCauses
If you know a close relative that has had to deal with lower back pain, especially as they got older, you may be concerned about this highly common problem in yourself. The good news is that many…
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Coping with Pinched Nerves Around the Spine - What a Nuisance!

Pinched NerveDiagnosisTreatment
Being pinched is not usually enjoyable, and this is certainly the case with pinched nerves around the spine. But fortunately, this highly common problem tends to get better on its own over time, says…
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Dr. Kaliq Chang discusses PRP, a treatment where the body's own cells are used for healing.

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Among the wide array of treatments available for chronic back pain, one is emerging that is distinct because it uses your body’s own cells to help you heal. It is called PRP, or platelet-rich plasma…
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What Are Spinal Bone Spurs and What Can Be Done About Them?

Spinal Bone SpursTreatments
It’s ironic that spinal bone spurs are the body’s attempt to heal itself by adding extra bone to a damaged area in the neck or back. But the bony growths themselves can cause suffering, according to…
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Radiculitis - Pain Radiating Down Your Arms or Legs

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Pain that radiates down your arms or legs is distressing enough without having to learn the odd name of the problem causing it: “radiculitis”. Fortunately, this extremely common scenario usually…
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Is My Sudden Back Pain from My Spine, or is it Something Else?

Back PainDiagnosis
Sudden pain anywhere in the body typically makes us stop what we’re doing – and that’s especially true when it’s in your back. But is your sudden back pain due to a problem in your spine, or something…