10/26/2018

Is Text Neck the new hazard of modern life?

The negative tendency around the world of being attached to electronic devices and phones has finally started to yield painful results. The distinct posture while texting is now causing an…

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10/17/2018

Your child needs to learn good posture

As a parent, it’s your responsibility to make sure your child develops healthy habits. That can be a challenge: Explaining to your kids why eating vegetables or doing exercises is…

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10/02/2018

4 Steps to a Back Free From Pain

Back pain has many different causes, including the normal wear and tear that comes with aging, injuries, low-activity lifestyle. While you cannot stop natural process of aging, you can prolong…

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01/09/2018

Pain-free after holidays. Orthopedic spine surgeon in South Florida

Back pain can make anyone’s life miserable. There are of course many conditions that can cause back pain. After all, the spine is a very complex part of the body….

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09/20/2017

Meet Dr. Hepler – 3 things to know about our orthopedic spine surgeon in South Florida

Matthew Hepler M.D. is an orthopedic spine surgeon in Palm Beach County. He specializes in Pediatric and Adult Spine Surgery with a subspecialty interest in complex spine reconstruction. If you’re…

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08/27/2018

3 ways stress and anxiety cause your back pain

It’s generally known that emotional stress or psychological factors can make any back pain problem worse. The diagnosis of stress-related back pain assumes that psychological and emotional factors don’t just…

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09/24/2018

5 Benefits of a Standing Desk

Studies show that more than half of the average person’s waking hours are spent sitting: watching television, working at a computer, commuting, or doing other physically inactive pursuits. While sitting…

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08/23/2018

5 guaranteed benefits of yoga practice for your body and mind

People who suffer from ongoing or recurrent bouts of back pain often have to try a number of different forms of exercise to find the most appropriate therapy to manage…

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02/26/2018

Back Surgery Delray Beach – How to keep your back in good health

Many back-related issues could be avoided if only we were a bit more cautious about our lifestyle and aware of how it affects our spine. In this article, you will…

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06/28/2018

Don’t do these 5 exercises if you have back issues

Not every person experiences back pain the same way, but there are some things everyone can do to prevent further pain or injury to the back. Here, our spine surgeon…

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04/25/2018

3 things you need to know before your back surgery

The decision to have surgery is never an easy one. However, if your doctor recommends you undergo back surgery, it most likely means that other non-surgical treatment options either failed…

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05/31/2018

Is your spine crying out for help?

We are all guilty of neglect when it comes to taking care of our health, especially our musculoskeletal system, i.e., our system of muscles and bones. The modern lifestyle can…

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07/05/2018

All you need to know about disc issues

What is a “Slipped Disc”? Healthy discs separate the bones in our spines from the neck down to our lower back. The term ‘slipped disc’ is commonly used to describe…

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05/04/2018

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02/01/2018

Do You Know Your Spine? Learn About Spinal Conditions and Treatments.

The spine is a complex part of the body, which is why it is it susceptible to a variety of different conditions (see table). What treatment options are available for…

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03/31/2018

Pros and Cons of Surgical Treatment of Spinal Stenosis.

The decision to have surgery is never easy. Given a choice, we would all rather avoid it. There are many fears and doubts around surgery, many of which are based…

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03/27/2018

Radiculopathy – Definition, Causes, Treatment Options

Do you feel a tingling sensation in your arms or legs? Do they feel numb or weak? Perhaps they ache for no apparent reason? If so, you may be suffering…

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03/30/2018

Did you know these facts about low back pain? Number 6 will surprise you!

Here are just a couple quick facts about Low Back Pain not many people know about, even though Low Back Pain is one of the most common medical conditions.  …

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09/27/2017

Looking for a spine surgeon in Delray Beach? – 3 things to consider before choosing one

Back pain has become so unbearable that we’re finally considering spine surgery to help relieve our pain. Many consider the surgery as a last resort. Spine surgery requires a certain…

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10/31/2017

Spine Surgeon in Delray Beach – Different types of spinal surgery.

Does back pain stop you from enjoying an active south Florida lifestyle or make it hard to get around or work? Well you’re not alone. The latest studies show that,…

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02/15/2018

Orthopedic Spine Surgeon in Broward County – Acute Low Back Pain: When is it time to see a specialist?

Acute Low Back Pain is a very common condition. In fact, it is the second most common reason for a visit to the doctor. It can vary in intensity but it…

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11/14/2017

Spine Surgeon in Fort Lauderdale – 4 things you need to know about low back pain.

The percentage of patients that come into our office seeking help to relieve low back pain is higher than for all other areas of the back combined. But this is…

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02/01/2018

Spine Surgeon in Broward County – Neuromuscular Scoliosis (NMS) – What it is, causes, treatment options

Neuromuscular Scoliosis is a type of scoliosis that can can affect children and adolescents. According to Scoliosis Research Society (SRS) it is “an irregular spinal curvature caused by disorders of…

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