Spinal Fusion Surgery

What You REALLY Need to Know If you’re dealing with severe, chronic back pain, and medications have failed to give you relief, you may have been advised to consider spinal fusion surgery. But there are important facts you must know before you go under the knife … … Read More

Filed Under: Back Surgery
Written By: Jesse Cannone, CFT, CPRS, MFT,

Dangerous Objects Left INSIDE Patients During Surgery!

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and Other Way-Too-Common Surgical Mistakes "Trust me, I'm a doctor!” It's frightening to think of the errors, mistakes, and "accidents” that happen because doctors insist on your unquestioning trust. Unfortunately, surgeons and their teams are all too human. Take the case of a woman who had surgery at Nassau Unive … Read More

Filed Under: Back Surgery
Written By: Jesse Cannone, CFT, CPRS, MFT,

Why Are You REALLY Having Back Surgery?

  There’s a reason you’re scheduled for back surgery. Perhaps you’ve been told surgery is necessary to repair a herniated disc, fuse some troublesome vertebrae together, or some other reason. But what you may not have been told is how frequently back surgery is recommended… simply because of where you live. Say wh … Read More

Filed Under: Back Surgery
Written By: Jesse Cannone, CFT, CPRS, MFT,

Spinal Decompression Surgery? Not So Fast…

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By Steven Hefferon, PTA, CMT One of the most effective yet overlooked natural treatments for back pain and sciatica is spinal decompression. Bulging and herniated discs pressing on nerves in the spinal column have been corrected without surgery time and again. Lower back strains have been eased. Sciatica has been elimi … Read More

Filed Under: Back Surgery, Inversion Table, Inversion Therapy, Pinched Nerve
Written By: Jesse Cannone, CFT, CPRS, MFT,

Tim Wakefield's Back Surgery

Boston Red Sox pitcher Tim Wakefield underwent back surgery at Massachusetts General Hospital this week to repair a herniated disc and remove a loose fragment. Many are encouraged to hear early word the back surgery was deemed successful with 4-6 weeks of rehab to begin immediately. Starting with lower back pain, the pitche … Read More

Filed Under: Back Surgery
Written By: Jesse Cannone, CFT, CPRS, MFT,

A Rare Case of Upper Back Surgery

Upper back surgery made the news earlier this year when U.S. Senator Blanche Lincoln underwent a procedure to remove part of a herniated disc which was pinching a nerve in her back. What is particularly interesting about this surgery, beside the fact it was on a sitting U.S. Senator, is how uncommon the need for upper back s … Read More

Filed Under: Back Surgery
Written By: Jesse Cannone, CFT, CPRS, MFT,

Post Back Surgery Pain? You’re not alone…

While working with the Healthy Back Institute, I have talked to thousands of back pain suffers who have undergone some form of surgery. They are shocked to learn afterward that most spinal surgeries typically fail three to five years later. By "fail," I mean that you find yourself in pain once again. In fact, these operati … Read More

Filed Under: Back Surgery
Written By: Jesse Cannone, CFT, CPRS, MFT,

Post Back Surgery Pain? You’re not alone…

While working with the Healthy Back Institute, I have talked to thousands of back pain suffers who have undergone some form of surgery. They are shocked to learn afterward that most spinal surgeries typically fail three to five years later. By "fail," I mean that you find yourself in pain once again. In fact, these operati … Read More

Filed Under: Back Surgery
Written By: Jesse Cannone, CFT, CPRS, MFT,

How To Get Relief From Post-Surgical Scar Tissue

If you have recently undergone back surgery on your neck or lower back yet have failed to feel relief from pain, you may be suffering from an underlying problem. The problem with this is that many treatments fail to respond to these underlying problems. Scar tissue is a post-surgical reality, even with the least invasive fo … Read More

Filed Under: Back Surgery
Written By: Jesse Cannone, CFT, CPRS, MFT,