Blog: Prevention

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

ExercisesPrevention
Exercises for a strong and pain free spine Everyone is at risk for back pain. Estimates are that 80% of us suffer from it at some point in our lives and we spend billions of dollars every year in…
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Causes and Prevention of Neck Pain

CausesNeck PainPrevention
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…
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Raking leaves with out breaking your back

Back PainPrevention
Cleaning up those autumn leaves can be back-breaking, literally, unless one approaches the task with caution, proper preparation, and a yard-bag full of common sense, according to renowned endoscopic…
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How aerobic activities can benefit the back

ActivitiesPrevention
Understanding the Best Cardio for Back Pain Sufferers Think you can prevent another “back attack” by staying in your comfy chair? Think again. The truth is that aerobic exercise that gets the body…
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Dr. Kaliq Chang explains symptoms, causes and prevention measures for a common back pain trigger

Degenerative Disc DiseasePrevention
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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Completing the Fall Cleanup and Yard Work without Back Strain or Pain

Back PainPrevention
Thinking ahead to yard cleanup as the chill of fall and winter approaches? Then it’s wise to also know the ways to avoid back strain as you weed, rake and dig your way through your outdoor chores…
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Dr. Kaliq Chang with Atlantic Spine Center Offers Neck Pain Prevention Tips

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Don’t stick your neck out! At least, not for too long or too far, advises Kaliq Chang, MD, an interventional pain management specialist with Atlantic Spine Center, who says “poor posture is a leading…
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Today’s modern spine treatments that often offer an alternative option to traditional spine fusion.

PreventionSpinal 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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Understanding Sciatica and How to Manage a Flare-Up.

Back PainPreventionSciatica
“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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Tests to Diagnose Back Pain

Back PainPreventionRecovery
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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Dr. Kaliq Chang Offers Tips for Better Back Health When Obesity Is the Problem.

Back PainPreventionPain and Rehab
Unhealthy weight gain may be putting many problems on your back, literally. That concern is echoed by Kaliq Chang MD, of Atlantic Spine Center. He says obesity is associated with wear-and-tear on the…
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Best Careers for Individuals Suffering from Chronic Neck or Back Pain

Back PainPrevention
There are many people who deal with chronic neck or back pain on a daily basis, but they still need to work. You may be suffering, but the bills will not stop because of it. Undergoing treatment for…
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Dr. Kaliq Chang Explains How Technology Can Cause Neck Pain and Offers Prevention Advice.

Atlantic Spine Center

Spine Health Blog

Spinal ConditionsNeck PainPrevention
Are you reading this on your phone, computer or another mobile device? Are you looking down, shoulders hunched, while doing so? If so, your posture may be contributing to neck pain, headaches and…
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Do's and Don'ts for Back Pain Prevention While Sleeping

Atlantic Spine Center

Spine Health Blog

Back PainPrevention
Dr. Kaliq Chang offers tips on how mattresses, pillows and sleep positions impact back pain. Sleep is supposed to be a respite from our troubles, but sometimes the way we sleep – and the mattress and…
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Best Home Remedies For Back Pain Relief

Atlantic Spine Center

Spine Health Blog

Back PainExercisesPrevention
With low back pain affecting most Americans at some point in their lives, many people wonder what their options are for treating the occasional back pain flare-up safely and effectively at home…
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Causes and Treatments for Herniated "Slipped" Discs

Atlantic Spine Center

Spine Health Blog

PreventionTreatmentsHerniated Discs
It is estimated that over 80 percent of Americans suffer from low back pain. Although most of them cannot have a clear diagnosis of pain sources, it is very common that pain is caused by a herniated…