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What to Expect When Getting an MRI Scan
What to Expect When Getting an MRI Scan PS&J Admin

What is an MRI scan? Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) is a machine that uses magnetic fields to produce an image of your body. An MRI scan is particularly great at…

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Back Pain: Are Shoes the Solution?
Back Pain: Are Shoes the Solution? PS&J Admin

Can the right shoes help your back pain? You’ve probably heard all kinds of claims. Most of them might sound something like this. “Your feet are your foundation. If that’s…

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Should I Exercise When My Back Hurts?
Should I Exercise When My Back Hurts? PS&J Admin

We’ve heard it a million times. Rest is the key to healing an injury. That’s true, but when it comes to backaches, there is actually a danger in getting too…

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My Lower Back Hurts What Do I Do?
My Lower Back Hurts What Do I Do? PS&J Admin

The first thing to do when your lower back begins to hurt is to close your eyes. Take a deep, cleansing breath. As you exhale repeat the following mantra to…

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What Is a Pinched Nerve in the Back?
What Is a Pinched Nerve in the Back? PS&J Admin

Just like the roots of a tree come together to form the trunk, nerve roots in the spine come together to form nerves in the back which run down through…

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Herniated Discs and Bulging Discs: What’s the Difference?
Herniated Discs and Bulging Discs: What’s the Difference? PS&J Admin

Discs are made out of cartilage and separate the bones of the spine. They work really well as shock absorbers to protect your nerve roots and spinal cord from activities…

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Sleeping with Back Pain
Sleeping with Back Pain PS&J Admin

Is there anything more important than sleep? Not if you’re not getting any. I see so many people with back pain who are cranky, exhausted, sad, frustrated, and mad —…

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Traveling with back pain
Traveling With Back Pain
Traveling With Back Pain 445 600 PS&J Admin

It’s that time of year again when we all pack into the car or on a plane to spend time with our friends and family. But traveling with back pain…

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Misuse of Epidural Steroid Injections
Misuse of Epidural Steroid Injections PS&J Admin

Do you suffer from osteoarthritis or spinal stenosis and have received epidural steroid injections to help relieve the joint pain caused by these conditions? If so, it is time for…

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National Arthritis Month
National Arthritis Month PS&J Admin

In honor of National Arthritis Month, I’d like to share —and hopefully clear up— some of the misconceptions on arthritis of the spine. Back pain due to spinal arthritis is…

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Introducing Phoenix Spine & Joint – Goodyear, AZ
Introducing Phoenix Spine & Joint – Goodyear, AZ 707 378 PS&J Admin

By: Dr. Daniel Lieberman M.D. Phoenix Spine Surgery Center has officially opened its doors to our new outpatient facility in Goodyear, Arizona and is ready to get you get back…

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What is Cervical Stenosis?
What is Cervical Stenosis? 150 150 PS&J Admin

Cervical Stenosis occurs during the aging process and causes the spinal canal to narrow in the neck. This occurs in many people who never become aware of it. But in…

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