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Tiger Woods underwent yet another spine surgery last week to relieve chronic back spasms and sciatic pain in his legs. This is his fourth spine surgery in less than three years, and adds to his previous four knee procedures (one of which was during college).
Standing desks have taken the workplace by storm with promises of weight loss, improved posture and better focus. But wait - while sitting for extended periods of time is proven to cause long-term health problems, along with aches and pains, standing for an extended time can also cause negative side effects such as foot and ankle pain.
If you're like millions of people in the world, then you probably suffer, or have suffered, from lower back pain (LBP) at some point. On top of being uncomfortable for the patient, LBP is the costliest work disability in the United States, and it can lead to missed work, depression, restless sleep and debt due to treatment costs.
It's very easy to re-injure your back after surgery, especially if you have a career that requires constant twisting and bending. So it came as no surprise when we heard that Duke's basketball coach, Mike Krzyzewski, will be undergoing back surgery for a second time since 1994 to remove a fragment of a herniated disk in his lower back.
We took a short break, but our CREATION Health blogs are back! This week, we are focusing on the important role REST plays in your healing and overall health. Staying active is very important in order to keep your back strong and your joints healthy, but too much activity can be just as bad as not working out at all.
Rob Gronkowski of the New England Patriots will be absent from the field for at least eight weeks after he was injured during the Patriots' recent game against the New York Jets. According to reports, Gronkowski suffered a herniated disk and left the game early to seek medical attention.
Team USA is sweeping up gold, silver and bronze medals at the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, with over 80 total medals thus far. Some of the most memorable moments of the games have been scored by our amazing gymnasts as they've jumped, flipped, swung and tumbled their way to the podium.
It's hard to believe that not too long ago, spine surgery was typically performed via a long incision that allowed doctors to introduce large, heavy-duty instruments and tools. This technique often resulted in extensive time spent in the operating room followed by a lengthy, difficult healing period.
It seems like some athletes can't catch a break. Dallas Cowboys starting quarterback Tony Romo was admitted to the hospital Friday after suffering a compression fracture in his lower back. Romo is no stranger to this kind of injury - he suffered a transverse process fracture last season that kept him off of his feet for some time, as well as a broken clavicle.
J.J. Watt has never missed a game - until now. For the first time in his entire career, he'll be unable to compete when his team hits the field - whether for several weeks or possibly the entire season - as he receives treatment for an ongoing spinal injury.Watt seems to have aggravated or re-injured his herniated disk during Houston's most recent game against the New England Patriots.
If you are among the 31 million Americans who experience chronic back pain, you know how such discomfort can make even small tasks seem like major burdens. What you may not know is that there are some simple things you can do to naturally reduce daily aches and pains and allow you to work, rest and play with fewer distractions.
Is your smartphone to blame for your neck pain? The neck is designed to support the average adult head - weighing about 10 to 12 pounds. In its normal upright position, the cervical spine can sustain this weight. However, tilting your head down for long periods of time can increase the weight of your head drastically.
Tiger Woods was able to compete this past weekend at the World Golf Championships after receiving treatments for back spasms that forced him to withdraw from the Honda Classic.
Just like the links of a chain, your body is connected - bone to joint, joint to ligament, etc. If you have foot pain, your body adjusts your walking pattern by leaning more to one side of your foot, or not bending your joint properly.
Remember the last time you cut your finger? The area swelled and became red, but eventually the cut healed and the pain went away. This is inflammation, your body's response to stimulus-and it's crucial for your survival. But sometimes, inflammation can be chronic and cause constant pain, swelling and loss of function.
The spine is a fascinating piece of architecture.
Patients fly to Altamonte Springs, Fla. from all over the world to get back on their feet with the help of Dr.
It was a painful collision felt by millions of people across the world on July 4 when Neymar Jr., a star Brazilian soccer player, was hit in the lower back by a Colombian player during the World Cup quarterfinal. Just how serious is his fractured vertebra?
There's nothing better than lying in bed after a long day and being able to rest, recuperate and start the next day refreshed. But when the act of lying in bed causes aches and pains, you're not only compromising your sleep, but you're guaranteed to wake up with pain that can put a huge damper on your day - and who has time for that?
Stress can cause severe side effects like tense muscles, headaches and a loss of sleep - and that's only naming a few!
San Diego Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers recently announced that he has been playing with a bulging disc in his lower back for weeks, and plans to continue doing so despite being told that he
It came as a surprise when Los Angeles Clippers All-Star Blake Griffin withdrew from Team USA with less than a month before the FIBA World Cup kickoff. However, his reason for withdrawing - a stress fracture in his back -- isn't out of the ordinary for an athlete like Griffin.
As Chairman of the Navigation and Robotics Section of the North American Spine Society (NASS), Chetan Patel, MD, plays an important role in educating surgeons about the latest procedures and devices, and the evidence that supports their success.
Dr. Chetan Patel, Medical Director of the Spine Health Institute in Altamonte Springs, Fla., was recently named Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine (NMM) "Preceptor of the Year" by Florida Hospital East Orlando.
As a parent, you do whatever it takes to keep your child safe and healthy, and vaccinations are an important means of accomplishing that goal. Vaccinations protect children from avoidable illnesses that can result in serious health consequences ranging from paralysis to hearing and vision loss, brain damage and even death.
Almost everyone will suffer a back injury during their lifetime. As a spine surgeon, I can tell you that such injuries occur just about anywhere you can think of - on the job, in your car, even on a ride at an amusement park.
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Rhoda Meilik was patiently waiting at a red light last April when a car came up behind hers at a high rate of speed and crashed into her.
Relishing Relief: How One Patient Got the Help She Needed from SHI's Pain Management Specialists Determining the specific source of a patient's back pain isn't always easy, but it's an essential step toward arriving at the most appropriate and effective treatment plan.
Jim has been running marathons non-stop for over 10 years, but his reason for running isn't what you'd expect. He is one of the founders of Team in Training, a program he created after his son was diagnosed with lymphoma, a cancer that affects the immune system, in 2001.
We've all heard the phrase, "leave a lasting impression," but we tend to forget that a lasting impression isn't always a positive one. This was the case for Ellen, who was experiencing severe back pain after receiving a spinal fusion in 2005.
Welcoming a new addition to the family should be a joyous occasion filled with love, happiness, excitement -- and of course, a certain degree of stress. But when you suffer from chronic back pain, this happy chapter in your life can be somewhat more complicated.
Passion, dedication and great technique are all noticeable qualities of an avid golf enthusiast - and Gary was no exception. He spent hours on the greens, perfecting his game and letting off some steam. But when his back pain became so severe that it kept him from being able to swing, bend and walk, he knew he had to get help from a specialist.
Spinal conditions can sometimes take years to develop and begin causing symptoms, but it only takes a split second for that first jolt of pain to strike out of the blue. That's what happened to Ricardo one February morning before work - he was making his regular cup of coffee when he suddenly experienced a shooting pain down his leg.
As a paratrooper in the military, Ray was accustomed to pushing his body to the limit. He spent years parachuting from airplanes and landing on his feet on rough terrain, both in training and in real battle zones. But after retiring from the military, he developed severe back pain due to the constant compression his back endured from years of hard landings.
Gilbert was living a fast-paced life among the skyline buildings in New York City. His job as a bus driver took him all around the city that never sleeps, as well as all over the bumpy New York streets.
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Once the rich aroma fills your nose and the calming atmosphere makes you relax your shoulders, you know you have come to the right place. Whether you’re on your lunch break or just want a day of pampering, MicroSpa in Apopka has everything to suit your needs; from tanning to teeth whitening, nothing is out of bounds. I guess this is why its customers call it the spa of the future.
Disney is known for its colorful characters and magical celebrations, but more important, it is a place where dreams come true. Todd English, an internationally renowned chef and owner of bluezoo at the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort, helped one woman’s dream come true when he worked with the hit show Extreme Makeover : Home Edition to help her excel in one of her favorite passions, cooking.
With the lights dimmed and the smell of chocolate encasing the room, it’s no wonder Farris and Foster’s is one of the perfect places for a romantic night. Nestled in a quiet par t of Baldwin Park, this small chocolate factory not only makes a delicious assortment of chocolates, but hosts Friday date nights for you and that special someone.
All it takes is one good movie to change the way a person views the film industry. For Enzian President Henry Maldonado, the realization came when he went to see a film made by a UCF student with a budget under $30,000. “It was a wonderful movie, that in no way sacrificed quality. I came out of that screening, and I said, ‘I have seen the future, and it is here in Orlando.’”
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