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By: Dr. Jonathan Simhaee, Spine & Interventional Pain Management Specialist You may have noticed that during your second trimester of pregnancy, you said “rub my back” to your partner more often than “I love you.” If so, you are not alone.  Somewhere between 50 to 80...

The use of robotics in the medical field has been gaining ground over the last ten years. In particular, in spine surgery, its greatest use at present seems to be the application of screws. Traditionally, screws have been placed via an open-handed technique in which...

Your hands are your gold—especially if you play basketball, and even more so if you play in the NBA. Whether it is dribbling, passing, shooting, rebounding or playing defense, a player’s hands do it all. With that amount of action, injuries like jammed fingers are...

It turns out that office work, once considered easier on the body and safer than physical labor, also has its drawbacks and risks. From hand and wrist pain to full-blown carpal tunnel syndrome, long-term computer use may be to blame. With the widespread computer use, there has...

Spinal stenosis is a condition that causes a narrowing of the spinal canal. Back pain may occur as the spinal cord is impinged upon by the surrounding bone. A variety of effective treatments ranging from physical therapy to spinal surgery are available to lessen back...