Is Your Low Back Pain Acute or Chronic?

Is Your Low Back Pain Acute or Chronic?

Pain is a four-letter word. No matter your age, gender, or lifestyle, back pain can happen to anyone. If you have never uttered “how can I make this pain go away” when struggling to get out of bed in the morning, you are one of the lucky ones. In a study conducted to determine the […]

Dr. Patel Answers the Top 3 Most Common MISS Questions

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No one actually wants to have surgery; the orthopedic surgeons at Oasis Orthopedic & Spine want to be able to solve your back pain without ever picking up a scalpel. But if surgery is the correct course of action for your specific spine condition, Oasis Orthopedic & Spine prefers minimally invasive spine surgeries (MISS) over […]

X-Rays, MRIs, & CT Scans: What’s the Difference?

X-Rays, MRIs, & CT Scans: What’s the Difference?

Why does my back hurt? Do I need surgery? Is the throbbing in my neck serious? When you’re in pain, you want answers fast. When it comes to finding out what is going on inside your body, medical imaging can unveil a wealth of information that can help diagnose the condition that is causing you […]

Fact Vs. Myth-Causes Of Back Pain

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It might be a slight twinge when you grab something off the shelf. It could be a dull ache that’s lasted for days. There are different kinds of back pain and plenty of possible culprits. But what caused your back pain and how can you treat it? Let’s explore some of the facts and myths behind back pain.

Five Signs You Are Living With a Back Problem

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Back pain may signal nothing more than sleeping on a rock-hard mattress or strain from helping your neighbor move their armoire. Unfortunately, persistent back issues may signal a more serious problem – one that requires expert medical treatment. If you are experiencing some of the following symptoms, you may be living with a significant back problem that is negatively affecting your quality of life.