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Back Talk (and News) You Can Stand For.

Read the latest news from the Spine Health Institute below. Click on the “View Story” link for full story.

Derek Carr’s Transverse Process Fracture

Shouldn’t Keep Him Down for Long

When the words “spine” and “fracture” are used in the same sentence, it’s rarely a good thing. Especially when those words are referring to a top NFL quarterback following a play in which he suffered a very hard knee to the back while being twisted awkwardly to the ground, the impression you get isn’t exactly comforting.


World’s Largest Spine Meeting and Exhibition Hits Orlando

With thousands of the world’s top surgeons, physiatrists, neurologists and other spine care specialists gathering in Orlando this October 25-28, it’s a good bet that the air around I-Drive and the convention center will be charged with anticipation about the latest breakthroughs in this rapidly evolving area of healthcare.

Sleep Hygiene and Back Pain

A good night’s sleep can do wonders for your aching muscles, including those in your back. But some sleeping positions can actually spur back and neck pain. Read our newest blog for “sleep hygiene” tips to help you avoid unnecessary discomfort. 

Quick Exercises to Reduce Sciatic Pain

Sciatic pain can stop you in your tracks.

What Qualifications Should You Look for in a Physical Therapist?

If you’ve ever been referred to a physical therapist, you know that these professionals focus on helping patients to regain their functionality after an illness or injury via targeted exercises,