NO BONES ABOUT IT: MUSCULOSKELETAL HEALTH AND WOMEN By Jennifer Wider, MD from The Society for Women’s Health Research Osteoarthritis, osteoporosis, fractures, and spinal disorders are among the most common reasons for doctor visits. These conditions have more than one thing in common: they are all musculoskeletal problems and are more prevalent in women. “Most […]
A study by the National Institute of Health found that the number one reason fusion back surgeries are not effective and some patients experience continued pain after surgery is because the abnormality operated on was not the true root cause of the patient’s pain. Usually this mistake in open instrumented fusions occurs because the surgeon […]
The following is excerpted from Inc.com’s article 19 Simple Daily Habits These Executives Swear By for Their Success by Christina Desmarais Contributor, Inc.com Ever wonder what sets highly successful people apart? I’ve polled countless executives about the things they do every day that give them an edge, and there’s no doubt high achievers share some common characteristics. Check out […]
Excerpted from Becker’ Spine Review Written by Mary Rechtoris | Wednesday, 28 September 2016 In the hustle and bustle of surgeons’ daily schedules, there are certain moments that resonate as pivotal experiences that changed their careers. Seven spine surgeons discuss experiences that greatly impacted their careers. “Many moments changed my career, but the most impactful […]
Ankylosing Spondylitis is a form of arthritis that primarily affects the spine. It is characterized by early sacroiliac joint pain followed by hardening of the outer wall of the spinal disc and surrounding connective tissue along with arthritic changes in the facet joints. The most recent data available shows that about 2.7 million Americans may […]
Tommy C. of Lakeland, FL fell victim to the Florida summer heat when he fell through the roof of a house and into a bathtub. While, he wasn’t seriously injured at the time, this incident triggered his degenerative neck pain. Hear from him about the accident and his road to recovery after finding The Bonati Institute.
Hear Judy’s story of getting back to life with the Bonati Institute after a car accident in December 2014.
It’s pretty well known the abuse of prescription painkillers is on the rise. Yet, there is no solid evidence that opioids, or narcotics, work better than surgery in relieving chronic pain from a degenerative spine condition. Opioids are a class of pain medications including morphine, codeine, oxycodone, methadone, hydrocodone, Percocet, Oxycontin and Vicodin that work […]
When work became almost impossible for Mark he considered filing for disability. Then he discovered the Bonati Spine Institute and made a call that changed his life. He was ready to go back to work just three days after his procedure.
Whiplash typically occurs when a person’s head is forcefully and quickly thrown backward and then forward. This motion can injure bones in the spine, disks between the bones, ligaments, muscles, nerves and other tissues of the neck. This type of injury may result from: Auto accidents – Rear-end collisions are the most common cause of whiplash. […]