Archive for the ‘Spine Condition’ Category

What Tests Are Used to Diagnose Back Pain?

January 9th, 2018 by Lauren

What tests are used to diagnose back pain? This is a common question of back pain sufferers. Doctors have many test methods at their disposal for diagnosing back pain. When evaluating a your symptoms in the office, a doctor may perform several physical examinations to help them understand your symptoms and/or make a preliminary diagnoses […]

85% of our patients do not require surgery

February 7th, 2017 by Andrea

Did you know that 85% of our patients do not require surgery? Many patients that come in for a evaluations with one of our spine specialists believing that surgery is the only answer to correct the spinal or cervical issue that they have. Most of our patients respond very well to non-surgical options. We offer […]

Leg Length

December 27th, 2016 by Andrea

Do you have back pain? Believe it or not, the cause could be from having one leg longer than the other. Leg length differences can be caused by poor alignment of the pelvis or because one leg is longer than the other. Your body wants to be symmetrical and will do its best to compensate […]


November 14th, 2016 by Andrea

The idea of having surgery can be frightening for anyone, no matter what age. Some individuals assume that they will be unable to participate in many activities post surgery. However, dozens of famous athletes have proven this statement wrong and have thrived following the conclusion of their back/neck related surgeries. For instance, in more recent […]

How Scoliosis Affects The Aging Body

August 6th, 2016 by Saratoga Spine

Scoliosis is a condition that affects the spine. It often hit teenagers in their prime. Marcie Fraser speaks with scoliosis patient, Lori, and interviews Dr. John Herzog. “Treatment can include physical therapy and short-term anti-inflammatories use. The vast majority of people do not need any type of surgery,” said Herzog

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