Posts by Coastal Spine:
Can You Really Pinch a Nerve?
We’ve all heard a friend or co-worker talk about sleeping wrong and “pinching” a nerve in their neck. Can you really do this, or is it something else? You can pinch a nerve. The human body has nerves extending from the brain and spinal cord outward. Those beyond the brain and spinal cord are known […]
- Posted on: Mar 15 2020
How’s Your Neck Feel?
After one of our famed New Jersey ice storms, at Coastal Spine we often see a rash of neck injuries as people slip and fall on the sidewalk or get in accidents on roads that have morphed into ice rinks. The most well-known neck injury is whiplash, which takes its name from the whip. The […]
- Posted on: Jan 15 2020
When Your Spine Curves Too Much
It’s easy to think of our spines as straight. Actually a healthy spine has gentle curves as it progresses from the cervical spine down to the lumbar spine of the lower back. When viewed from the side, the spine has those gentle curves, moving slightly backward at the shoulders, moving back inward at the bottom […]
- Posted on: Dec 15 2019
You could ask 100 people what spondylolisthesis is and you’d get nothing but blank looks. It’s actually difficult to understand how spondylolisthesis can even happen. This long word is the term for a condition where one of your vertebrae slides forward over the bone below it. It is most common in the lumbar spine, the […]
- Posted on: Nov 15 2019
Understanding Spinal Disc Problems
Our spines are made up of 33 vertebrae. Of those 33, as adults we really only deal with 24 — seven in the cervical spine (neck), 12 in the thoracic spine (torso), and five in the lumbar spine (lower back). In adults, the sacral and coccyx parts of the spine have become fused. Each of […]
- Posted on: Oct 15 2019
The Pain in the Butt that is Sciatica
OK, so you’re stuck in traffic on the Turnpike and suddenly your leg on the accelerator starts burning and is painful. Even worse, your butt could start to burn. The pain could be shooting down one or both legs. Not the best recipe for a happy rush hour. Sounds like you may be having a […]
- Posted on: Sep 15 2019
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