The spine consists of a complex system of bones and ligaments that provide stability and support for the entire body. This complex system contains a spinal column that protects the spinal cord and nerves. The spinal cord and nerves transmit signals from the brain to the rest of the body. If the […]
Degenerative disc disease (DDD) describes a group of symptoms that results from age-related wear-and-tear of the spinal discs. Treatment for degenerative disc disease generally begins with nonsurgical methods. The doctors at First State Spine will determine the severity of the condition and recommend treatment methods based on your individual pain.
October is National Spine Health Awareness Month! COVID-19 has impacted our ability to stay active and it is time to get back on track. We need to reactivate our bodies and focus on effective spine care.
Muscle strains, worn joints, injuries, and nerve compression are all causes of neck pain. Find out when you should see a doctor to address your neck pain, and how to prevent it.
Maintaining cardiovascular fitness with neck or back pain is possible. Read our tips for those suffering from low back or neck pain.
Imagine alleviating back pain without spine surgery! Dr. Bruce Rudin & his team are excited to bring regenerative medicine options to patients at First State Spine!
It’s that time of year where everyone makes resolutions to kick off the New Year! For those of us who have a hard time reaching the finish line, we thought we’d offer some resolutions that aren’t a pain in the back (literally)!
The cervical spine is the technical term for your neck. Symptoms of a Cervical Herniated Disc are not just limited to neck pain, they also can include arm pain, numb hands & fingers, and pain between the shoulder blades. Most patients do not need surgery for a Cervical Herniated Disc and those that do can find comfort in knowing that there is little to no downtime.