Stress and Back Pain: Cause or Effect?
Back pain and stress can become a painful cycle. Back pain can cause stress and that stress- if not dealt with quickly- can lead to even more back pain. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention of the United States estimates that stress accounts about 75 percent of all doctors visits. Back Pain Causes Stress …
The Benefits of Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
For many years, there was only one widely accepted strategy to treat chronic back pain: traditional invasive spinal surgery. However, advances in modern technology over the past few decades have provided us with tools and techniques that allow physicians to treat back pain much more efficiently.
Holiday Hacks That Wreck Your Back
We sat down with Dr. Richard Teff, one of our neurosurgeons, to ask about the injuries he commonly sees over the holidays, and his ideas on how to avoid them. In addition to his practice focused on spine surgery, Dr. Teff has worked as a trauma surgeon covering emergency rooms for many years — so …