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Why we have Back Sprains / Strains

Most people sprain/strain ligaments and muscles of the back.  The back is a very complex structure.  The main purpose is to support your frame,  allowing safe movement,  while protecting the important vital organs in your abdominal area. The spine is also the conduit for the nerve signals going from your brain to the legs and […]

Oh, Those Resolutions

The year and the decade are over. I’m sure that there were good times and bad times to either enjoy or overcome. There was illness, weight gain, arguments and celebrations. That is, after all, life. Let’s talk…. There are very few years, no matter how you simplify your life, that we don’t have stress, anger, […]

Happy Holidays

From our Family to Yours. The entire ShimSpine team wishes You and Your Family a Happy Holiday Season and a Happy New Year! Last modified: December 20, 2019

Spondylolisthesis

In plain language, spondylolisthesis means the abnormal forward placement of a vertebral body in relationship to another vertebral body.  It is more than a “slip of a disk”. To understand the finding,  we must first understand the normal orientation of the vertebral bodies to each other,  and the nature of the structures of the spine. […]

Happy Thanksgiving

We want to share one of our favorite recipes.  It only has three ingredients: Food, Family, and Friends. Last modified: November 27, 2019

Degenerative Disc Disease; It’s Not a Disease

Degenerative disc disease sounds like a terrible thing when you read it on an MRI report. It’s actually not a disease and if we live long enough, it happens to all of us. Let’s talk…. In many of our previous blogs we have discussed the fact that very few people have a normal MRI. Review […]

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