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When Injections May Be the Best Treatment Option

At Coastal Spine, surgery to relieve pain should always be the last treatment option. That’s the goal of our pain management strategies. But sometimes physical therapy or ongoing use of oral pain medication isn’t working. In these cases, injections may be effective.  Injections can provide longer lasting relief from pain and inflammation than oral medications, […]


RF Energy to the Rescue

Chronic pain isn’t any fun, and it can keep you from enjoying life. Our team at Coastal Spine treats chronic pain with radiofrequency energy in a procedure known as radiofrequency ablation at our five locations. This procedure may be used to alleviate existing pain before we can begin other treatments such as physical therapy, or […]


Dealing with Degenerative Disc Disease

The discs of our spine are finicky. As we age, they tend to bulge and sometimes herniate, causing back pain. This impacts the lives of millions of Americans. In fact, up to 80 percent of the U.S. population over age 55 is thought to have bulging spinal discs to some degree. These changes in the […]


That Pain at the Very Bottom of Your Spine

The tailbone is a leftover from our prehistoric ancestors who obviously had tails. Unfortunately, this little group of three to five bones at the very bottom of our spine can be a painful customer, especially for women.  Here’s some more information on coccydynia, tailbone pain. At Coastal Spine, we can help with the pain, and […]


The Success of Fusion Surgery to Solve Back and Leg Pain

You probably know someone who has had back fusion surgery. It has become a very reliable method for addressing chronic pain due to nerve compression that simply won’t respond to other alternative treatments, such as microdiscectomies. You surely know probably the world’s most famous back fusion patient, Tiger Woods. Unfortunately, a recent car crash may […]


Nerve Pain Needs Some Radiofrequency Energy

Nearly 65 million Americans report a recent episode of back pain. Some 16 million adults (that’s 8 percent of all U.S. adults) experience persistent or chronic back pain, and it limits certain daily activities. That’s a lot of pain out there. At Coastal Spine, our board-certified pain management doctors can help by using radiofrequency energy […]


Fractured Cervical Vertebrae

When most people hear the phrase “broken neck” they assume the person is now going to be a quadriplegic for the rest of his or her life. In cases of traumatic injury, of course that can be the result. But a broken neck actually simply means the person has a fractured vertebra in their cervical […]


Spinal Discs 101

It doesn’t matter how you do it — whether a bad fall while up skiing at Mad River or if you helped your brother move a sofa and bent just the wrong way — a herniated disc can create pain moving forward that can be hard to calm down. Our expert team at Coastal Spine […]


About that Standing Desk You’re Lobbying For

Although this was quite a year for the office, whether that office was in New Jersey or New Zealand, it’s probably safe to assume most of the offices around the world will be returning to normal occupancy in the coming year. After all, how would all of those middle managers out there make a living […]


Good and Bad Exercises for Back Pain

If you have a spine and you’re standing upright on two feet all day, you’re going to have back pain at some point in your life. That’s about as guaranteed as the sun coming up every day, or some lunkhead cutting you off on the Turnpike. So, what should you do about it? Rest, of […]


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