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The doctors and staff at Florida Spine Specialists have recently made a commitment to blogging. Our goal is to inform and entertain all who take the time to read our posts; whether you have a casual interest in the field of spinal care or are seeking solutions for your own spinal condition. We also hope that readers feel welcome to participate, ask questions, and interact. We’re here to help!
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Recent Blog Posts from Florida Spine Specialists
- Adult Degenerative Scoliosis on September 18th, 2012
Scoliosis is a curvature of the spine. Many people think it only occurs in children, but adults can have scoliosis as well. Adult scoliosis is defined as an abnormal curvature of the spine in someone over the age of 18. Sometimes, this is the result of a childhood curvature that was left [...]Read article
- Florida Spine Specialists Adds Stuart Hershman, M.D. on September 17th, 2012
Florida Spine Specialists is pleased to announce that we have added Stuart H. Hershman, M.D. to our practice. Dr. Hershman received a fellowship in spine surgery from Washington University in St. Louis.Read article
- How Pilates Helps Alleviate Back Symptoms on July 25th, 2012
Pilates is a body conditioning system developed by Joseph Pilates in the early 20th century. This form of exercise helps to build flexibility and lean muscle of the legs, abs, arms, hip, and spine. Pilates works by building core strength. Core muscles are the deep internal muscles of the abdomen and spine, and are developed through the [...]Read article
- Interval Training on April 15th, 2012
Interval training is one of the more effective methods of exercise designed to boost metabolism and burn fat. It also improves cardiovascular endurance. Used primarily for athletes to improve their speed and endurance, interval training has been adopted by individuals wishing to intensify and vary their aerobic workout routines.Read article
This method of exercise consists of a [...]
- Dealing with Balance Issues on April 10th, 2012
Patients in our rehab program often display problems with balance. Poor balance in the elderly can be particularly dangerous, as it can contribute to falls and difficulty walking. In order to address a balance issue, it is necessary to pinpoint the cause of the disorder. Balance can be affected by the deterioration of the vestibular, nervous, or [...]Read article