6 Steps to Avoid Getting an Infection from Spine Surgery
With any type of surgery, the truth is that an infection caused by bacteria is always a risk. Reduce the bacteria, and you minimize the risk of infection. While these risks are lower in spine surgery, there are six things anyone can do to minimize the possibility of a surgical infection.
Is Your Husband Glued to the Couch by Back Pain?
When your spine hurts, every aspect of your life suffers; especially your family. It can be difficult living with someone in pain. Family members can feel helpless. The last thing you want to do is tell your husband how hard his back pain is making your life, but the fact of the matter is that …
Should I Use a Walker or a Walking Stick?
Back pain can cause you to feel unstable, and many people gravitate toward walkers or canes. But could these tools be hindering your recovery?