Tag Archives: herniated disc

Oct
3
2012
Back pain

Q1. Are there things we can do to minimize chronic back pain other than strengthening the core? In addition to “core strengthening,” I typically recommend the following exercise programs for … More…

Jun
13
2012
Dr. Brion Reichler, Neurologist

Q1. I had back surgery three months ago by a decent back surgeon. After the surgery his policy is to “turn over” the case to the hospital and in this … More…

Aug
25
2011
Dr. Alexander Hughes, Spine Surgeon

Q1. What’s the best position to sleep in if you have neck problems? Is your back, side, or stomach better, or is any position fine so long as your head … More…

Jul
20
2011
Dr. Andrew Sama, Orthopedic Spine Surgeon

Q1: What are the best non surgical or surgical options for a 41 year old male suffering from a cervical disc herniation? How long is recovery from both options?   Most non … More…

Apr
6
2011
Dr. Frank Cammisa, Spine Surgeon

Q1. I am 31 and have had L4-L5 and L5-S1 fused, and I’m still very active, how long will I have till I have additional problems, and what can I … More…