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How to Get Out of Bed with a Compression Fracture

Here’s how to protect your spine if you have a compression fracture.

If you’ve been diagnosed with a compression fracture in your spine, it’s important that you take time to learn how to move correctly during your recovery. Although it may seem like a small thing, even something as simple as how you get out of bed in the morning could impact your healing. 

Compression fractures can take time to heal, and may require surgery to correct, so it’s crucial to make sure that you are doing everything you can to help your body recover and prevent injury...

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Annular Tear vs. Herniated Disc

Find out the difference between these two common injuries. 

Annular tears and herniated discs—both injuries that involve the vertebrae of the spine—have similar symptoms, so it can sometimes be difficult to tell the difference between the two. 

The two injuries can be related, but they are two separate conditions. Here’s how you can tell the difference between an annual tear and a herniated disc, and what you can expect from recovery for each.

What Is an Annular Tear?

To explain what an annular tear is, let’s first take a little tour of your...

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Herniated Disc While Pregnant

About This Blog:

  • Having a history of poor spinal health or a herniated disc during pregnancy can make this special time particularly painful or worrisome for new and veteran mothers.
  • Fortunately, most disc issues do not pose a threat to the health of the baby and they can be mitigated through lifestyle changes or minor procedures.
  • In this blog, Dr. Mark Giovanini of NeuroMicroSpine explains what patients can do to manage their herniated...
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