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Watch Out for Fungal Meningitis

Fungal meningitis paves a long road to recovery. According to the CDC, this rare infection is the result of the spread of a fungus through blood to the spinal cord. People with weak immune systems, such as those suffering from AIDS or cancer, are at a higher risk of contracting the meningitis, but that […]

By |September 26th, 2014|Spine Treatment|0 Comments

Vertebral Compression Fracture

A compression fracture in the back indicates a broken vertebrae. Referred to as vertebral compression fractures, this condition can be caused by osteoporosis, injury to the back, bone spurs or tumors, or a spine disease. If a vertebral compression fracture is not immediately treated, surgical intervention such as kyphoplasty may be necessary.
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Treating Spear Tackler’s Spine

Spear tackler’s spine is an injury to the portion of the spine just below the head (cervical spine). The name is derived from a football injury where two or more players run into each other using their heads on impact. The condition causes a narrowing of the spinal cord canal and can be very […]

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Traumatic Brain Injuries

Traumatic brain injuries (TBI) have at least 1.7 million reports each year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. These injuries are a result of trauma to the head, leading to further damage to the brain. A large number of automobile accidents, sports injuries, and falls result in traumatic brain injuries.

Offering […]

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TLIF Spinal Fusion

Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion (TLIF) back surgery is the approach to a spinal fusion that works to stabilizing the vertebrae and the disc, with the goal of reducing pain and nerve irritation.

Different from an XLIF or ALIF, a TLIF spinal fusion is applied through the posterior (back) portion of the spine. A surgical implant […]

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Spondylolisthesis and Physical Therapy

The condition can be a mouth full. One of the most common causes of low back pain, spondylolysis, is a stress fracture in a bone (vertebrae) of the spinal column. Phonetically pronounced spon-dee-low-lye-sis, the disease weakens the bone and manipulates the alignment of the vertebrae.
If the weakened bone is unable to maintain its proper […]

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Spinal Decompression Therapy for Low Back Pain

Low back pain will affect 80 percent of Americans at some point in their lives. Those people who sustain pain for longer than six weeks know how debilitating and disruptive it can be to their everyday lives. There are a number of different treatment options for patients with chronic back pain. Some that involves […]

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Spinal Cord Injury Prevention

Spinal cord injuries can cause long-term effects that may end up leaving a person paralyzed if not immediately treated. Our lives are constantly on fast-forward with activities and tasks that may have harmful results. ONE Brain and Spine Center offers treatments and surgeries for spinal cord damage, spianl stenosis, sciatica, herniated disc, or any […]

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Slowing Down Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis is a degenerative disease that not everyone develops, but for those who do, can sometimes catch them off guard. This bone disease is more prevalent in women over the age of 50, and approximately one in three women will develop some form of an osteoporosis fracture in their lifetime.

The vertebrae of the spine […]

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Show Your Spine Some Love, Too!

A balanced and nutritious diet is probably the most important factor to living a healthy lifestyle. Maintaining a healthy diet and a regular exercise regimen are essential choices for fighting off infectious diseases and maintaining organ functionality. This includes our spine. If you think about it, the spine is our backbone: physically and emotionally. […]

By |September 25th, 2014|Spine Treatment|0 Comments