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When many people think of scoliosis, they often think of younger children. After all, many of us probably underwent a scoliosis screening during our grade school years. Scoliosis, however, doesn’t just affect children and adolescents. Adult-onset scoliosis, sometimes known as degenerative scoliosis, can be a part of the aging process. Unlike childhood scoliosis, this is […]

Neck arthritis is a common, wear-and-tear condition that affects the joints and discs of the neck. It is also known as cervical spondylosis or cervical osteoarthritis. It develops initially from age-related wear and tear on neck cartilage and bones. That being said, while age is often the primary culprit, there are also other factors that […]

There are many causes of lower back pain. For some, conservative treatments like resting the area, medications, and physical therapy provide relief. Some back conditions, however, require a more aggressive approach to provide lasting stability to damaged spinal structures. When your lower back pain isn’t responding to conservative treatments, spinal fusion surgery may be the […]

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Meet the Patient The patient was a 68-year-old male with diabetes and severe sacroiliac pain. The patient communicated with Dr. Frazier that he had extreme difficulty traversing uneven terrain, as well as difficulty sitting for prolonged periods of time. Here are a few characteristics that the patient shared with Dr. Frazier that were relevant to […]

Ankylosing Spondylitis (AS) is a chronic inflammatory disease that affects multiple systems throughout the body. Usually, AS attacks the spine and sacroiliac joints, but it can also adversely affect other joints and organs as well. AS leads to spine-stiffening and inflammation in the joints. In rare cases, AS may even cause the spinal vertebrae to […]

The spine plays a crucial role in supporting your body and allowing movement. Discs located between each vertebra act as shock absorbers, protecting your spine and make it more flexible. Sometimes, because of injury, disease, or everyday activities, these discs rupture, causing pain and other uncomfortable symptoms. If you think you have a herniated disc, […]

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