Understanding Whiplash Injuries and How They’re Treated

Whiplash injuries commonly occur following motor vehicle accidents (MVAs) and other types of high-impact collisions. When the head is forcefully jolted, the soft tissues of the neck and spine are strained, and any, all, or any combination of the following symptoms...

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3 Common Causes of Mid-Back Pain

Mid-back pain can be aggravating, annoying, and (in some cases) debilitating. Because the mid-back, medically termed the thoracic spine, plays an important role in posture and support, any type of pain in the area should be taken seriously. Patients should be aware...

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The Most Common Spine Injuries Suffered by Golfers

No sport puts more stress on the spine than golf. And, because the game is played by people of all ages, spine injuries are very common. Most golfers, at some point in their career, will sustain a back injury of some kind whether it be a strain, sprain or something...

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How Osteoporosis Affects the Spine

Did you know that a spinal fracture is often one of the first noticeable signs of osteoporosis? It’s true. And that’s why understanding how osteoporosis affects the spine—and what preventative measures you can take— is an important part of maintaining your bone...

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Partick’s Experience with Dr. Senatus

Below is the incredible story of Patrick Cornelius - a father, musician and all around inspiration.  Read Patrick's Story: I had been dealing with infrequent neck/back spasms since I was a teenager. I assumed at the time they were just a normal part of life for...

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What’s a Pinched Spinal Nerve? How’s It Treated?

“The doctor said I have a pinched spinal nerve.”  It’s a very common statement.   But, while many patients know they have a pinched nerve, they may not know exactly what it is or how to treat it. To help guide you, we’ve created this post to educate and inform...

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The Four Most Common Sports-Related Spine Injuries

Sports and injuries go hand-in-hand but, one of the best ways athletes can protect themselves is through education and awareness. All sports related injuries are serious, but none more so than those related to the spine. The four most common are: Cervical (Neck)...

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