Minimize risks with these tips from Dr. Z Any surgery comes with risks. The key to minimizing these risks lie in controlling as many variables as possible; this will help you get consistent outcomes on a regular basis. Dr. James Zaslavsky explains the ways he reduces risks for his patients undergoing cervical spine surgery. 1.
While he specializes in treating the cervical spine, he also has a love for educating and pioneering new technologies. He was an honored speaker at the Delaware State Assembly Fall Workshop. Speaking to a room full of the operating room support staff of Delaware Hospital, Dr. Z was able to share his knowledge on how
How to Protect Your Neck and Back During Marathon Training Running isn’t just your hobby or a healthy habit, it’s part of who you are. Enjoyment is found when you lace up your running shoes, put in your earbuds and GO! Excitement builds up as you get closer to crossing that finish line. Dr. James
Do you stand all day? Prevent Back Pain with these easy tips. Does your job require you to be on your feet all day? Standing for long periods of time can lower the elasticity of muscles, tendons, and ligaments. Stress is then caused on the neck and back, creating pain and discomfort. Give your spine a
Pain can limit you from the activities you once enjoyed. Bending over in the garden, long hours on the golf course, or kayaking the Brandywine Creek are impossible due to back pain. If you suffer from back pain, take the opportunity to start new back-friendly activities. We all know exercise is an important part of
Enjoy All that Summer Has to Offer, Pain-Free! Summer is officially here! While enjoying your favorite summer activities, whether it’s hitting the Delaware beaches or traveling to visit family, protect your back and neck with these tips: Long Car Rides Spending hours in the car can be painful for the back and neck! Positioning
A neck strain, most commonly referred to as whiplash, is caused by any impact or blow that forces your head and body to jerk forward and backward. The sudden impact or force causes the neck to stretch and tear the muscles and tendons. A high percentage of people involved in a motor vehicle accident will
OUCH! All of a sudden you are suffering from throbbing, aching back pain! There are many reasons back pain can come on suddenly such as an accident, sports injury, muscle strains or a more involved issue within your spine. The American Spinal Decompression Association estimates that anywhere between 75% and 85% of Americans will suffer