Cervical Disc Replacement

Living with chronic neck or arm pain can greatly impact one’s quality of life, making even the simplest tasks seem unbearable. While conservative spine care treatments offer relief for many, some individuals may find that their pain persists despite these measures. This is where cervical disc replacement becomes a viable option. 

Cervical Disc Replacement

Cervical disc replacement is a surgical procedure recommended for individuals who have exhausted other conservative treatment options without finding relief from their pain.

5 Myths About Back Pain

There is no shortage of myths circulating about back and neck pain. Unless you are a healthcare professional, it can be hard to distinguish the truth from all of the myths. Below, we’ve compiled some of the most popular myths we think you should be aware of, but keep in mind it is by no means an exhaustive list.

Say Good Night to Nighttime Neck Pain

Neck pain is fairly common during sleep. Luckily, there are ways to minimize that pain, or eliminate it altogether. The kind of pillow you use, along with what position you sleep in, are likely causes of neck pain

In general, pillows should support the natural curve of your neck, maintaining the position of your neck when standing with good posture.

Stretching for Back Pain Relief

A daily stretching regimen can be beneficial for nearly everyone. If you’re currently experiencing back pain, or even if you’re not, try incorporating the stretches below into your daily routine. Stretching for back pain relief can be an extremely effective strategy when performed correctly. 

Before you begin, keep the following tips in mind:

  • Always wear comfortable clothing that allows for movement
  • Never try to force your body into a difficult position;

Stiff Neck

Stiff Neck 

Typically, a sore neck is characterized by soreness and difficulty moving the neck, especially when trying to turn the head to the side. As if a stiff neck isn’t already just the worst, it may be accompanied by headache, neck pain, shoulder, or arm pain and can cause the individual to turn their entire body when trying to look sideways as opposed to just the neck. 

Back Pain in Kids

While back pain is incredibly common in adults, back pain in kids isn’t. Kids’ spines are much more resilient and flexible than adults’ since they haven’t endured years of wear and tear. That being said, it’s still incredibly important to understand more about back pain in kids and the common causes. 

Back Pain In Younger Kids

Compared to adults and older children,

Deborah’s Patient Experience

Here at Nebraska Spine Hospital, we pride ourselves on providing our patients with the best care possible. By focusing on the individual, not the condition, we strive to meet the needs of every patient. We want to make sure you feel heard by every staff member, from doctors and nurses to support staff. 

To give potential patients a better understanding of what it’s like to receive care at Nebraska Spine Hospital,

How Do You Know It’s Degenerative Scoliosis?

We’ve all heard of scoliosis, and we generally associate this risk with the young. However, there is a serious risk of degenerative, or adult-onset, scoliosis for adults.  This degeneration can start as young as 40 but is more prevalent among those 65 and older. As we age, if there is significant degeneration of the facet joints,