Jun 15, 2016 | Uncategorized
“The surgery was 100 percent successful,” Sheryl said. “The pain, the migraines… everything is gone. They fixed the problem and now I’m regaining strength and stamina. I pass people on the street and smile at them. I’m 31 years old and I’m ready to live my life. I’m ready to play my violin again.”
May 31, 2016 | Uncategorized
When you are considering back surgery as a solution to your chronic back pain, we know there are many options to consider. Through The Better Way Back® program, we want to help by providing information, education, and support. Please know that while this website provides information about many different non-surgical and surgical options, it is not meant to replace any personal conversations that you should have with your physician or other members of your healthcare team.
May 26, 2016 | Uncategorized
The Maximum Access Surgery transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion (MAS TLIF) procedure is a technique that attempts to eliminate instability in your back through a less invasive approach to fuse one or more vertebrae together to reduce their motion.
May 16, 2016 | Uncategorized
May is Arthritis Awareness Month so we want to highlight one of the main causes of back pain, osteoarthritis of the spine (also known as spinal osteoarthritis or spinal arthritis).
May 9, 2016 | Uncategorized
As part of Osteoporosis Awareness/Prevention Month, we want to talk about this extremely prevalent disease that often causes back pain. Get the facts about prevention and detection before it is too late.
May 4, 2016 | Uncategorized
Chronic back pain impacts the entire family. Here’s a look at what one caregiver has to say to his/her loved one before surgery.
Apr 25, 2016 | Uncategorized
Your doctor can explain the procedure in detail, but hearing from someone who has gone through it can be invaluable. That is why The Better Way Back® offers patient pairings. Pairing pre-op patients with Patient Ambassadors who have already had surgery is one of the most important and powerful things we offer.
Apr 22, 2016 | Uncategorized
When faced with chronic back pain, your mind may automatically jump to traditional back surgery as the solution, but there are other alternatives that could provide relief prior to considering surgery.
Apr 20, 2016 | UncategorizedAfter working for a phone company for 40 years and carrying heavy pay phones, Linda G. believed the years of heavy lifting may have taken a toll on her back. Linda tried various conservative treatments to stop her pain, including acupuncture, chiropractic treatments,...