Blog – FAQ & General Discussions

Common Neck Injuries

How Common Are Neck Injuries? Neck injuries are very common and can happen suddenly or gradually. The damage done to this vulnerable area may be mild or severe. If you have neck pain from trauma, it may involve damage to...

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How Your Doctor Diagnoses Your Back Pain

You know when your back hurts, but you may not be able to accurately tell your doctor exactly where the pain originates. Back pain is often referred from other areas, especially when it comes to pain that starts in your...

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The Proper Way to Wear a Mask and Why

How Do I Wear a Mask Properly for COVID-19 Precautions? Taking precautions, as directed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), helps slow the spread of COVID virus These COVID-19 precautions include washing your hands frequently, staying at...

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Why Is the Practice Called an Institute?

Back pain is one of the most debilitating health problems. It’s the third-most common reason for visits to a doctor’s office and a leading cause of missed workdays. It’s also the leading cause of physical disability. When you have back...

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Osteoporosis and Your Back

Do Osteoporosis and Back Pain Always Go Together? Osteoporosis is a common condition in which bone mass decreases, causing bones to weaken and become brittle. It develops when your body isn’t creating new bone as quickly as it’s losing old...

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10 Tips for Caregivers

Caregivers are often family members or friends who take care of you in need. A broader definition includes paid care providers. Following a back surgery or another procedure at the Southeastern Spine Institute in Charleston, SC, you usually have to...

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How to Prepare for a Virtual Back Pain Appointment

A virtual doctor appointment gives you an opportunity to get expert medical care from the comfort of your own home. Also called telemedicine, a virtual doctor appointment uses technology that includes voice, video and data for consultation, diagnosis and maybe...

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What Is a Pinched Nerve?

When a bone, cartilage, muscle or tendon press on a nerve, it causes pain, tingling, numbness or uncontrolled twitching. Pinched nerves can occur in your neck or back. Pinched nerve pain can radiate up or down your arms or legs....

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Upgrades for the Southeastern Spine Institute

When the Southeastern Spine Institute moved to its new location at 1625 Hospital Drive, the practice upgraded more than just its address. The new facility can now boast more spacious outpatient procedure rooms, as well as all the latest diagnostic...

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The Advantages of an Updated Ambulatory Surgical Center

An ambulatory surgery center, also referred to as an ASC, is a modern, fully equipped facility for outpatient surgical procedures. An up-to-date ASC features the same kinds of surgical capabilities, safety equipment and qualified personnel that you’d find in a...

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