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spineadvisor: Neck & Back Pain eNewsletter from May 27, 2009
Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
Minimally Invasive Surgery — What You Need to Know
Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
Minimally invasive spine surgery was developed to effectively treat spinal disorders with a small amount of muscle injury. What does this mean for patients? For starters, smaller incisions and a faster recovery time.

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At-home Treatments for Neck Pain
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I was recently diagnosed with a bulging disc at C5-C6. Is there anything I can do (that is, without seeing a doctor) to relieve my pain?
—Norwalk, CT

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This is a great question because many people can relate to your pain. In fact, C5-C6 is the most common area of herniation in the neck. That segment is particularly susceptible to normal wear and tear usually caused by aging (though poor mechanics can also play a part).

You're also not alone in your desire to take care of yourself without having to go to the doctor. Many health care professionals will tell you that most of the healing process goes on outside of a doctor's office...

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David B. Tuchinsky, DC
Tuchinsky Chiropractice Life Center, Inc.
Naranja, FL
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Is Back Pain Coming Between You and Your Golf Swing?
Is Back Pain Coming Between You and Your Golf Swing?

It's finally golf season again—time to drag your clubs out of the garage, dust off your spikes, and head to the course. But if you have low back pain, swinging a golf club might be the last thing you should do. That is, unless you know the proper form.

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