Category: General:



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 […]

How Much Exercise do You Really Need?

Boot camps, HIT, Yoga, running; So many exercises and so confusing as to what is the best for you. Some are extremely intense, and some are so minimal that they sound too good to be true. Let’s talk……… The current government recommendations for exercise in an adult are: 2 ½ hours of moderate intensity aerobic […]

Arthritis: Ya Gotta Move!

So often we are told to rest an injury and of course it is human nature to avoid doing things that aggravate pain. Patients with arthritis often avoid doing exercise when their back, hips, knees or ankles are hurting. Although this may seem to make sense, it may actually be causing your arthritis symptoms more […]

Whiplash, Cervical Strain, Cervical Sprain

So many different words are used to describe a neck injury, especially after an accident. An “acceleration-deceleration” motion to the neck, typically after a collision was almost always called a whiplash injury. This term, along with the diagnosis of Whiplash Associated Disorder (WAD), has been used less and less over the last few years. This […]