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There are many misperceptions around visits to a chiropractor, and people who have never experienced this type of care may have some apprehension. Our SpineCare Program provides chiropractic services to help restore joint mobility and restricted movement of the spine. Jeffrey King, DC, MS, demonstrates and discusses what...

A total of 458 Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) faculty physicians, representing 63 specialties, are listed on the Best Doctors in America 2013-2014 database. The information, compiled by Best Doctors, Inc., includes more physicians from MCW than any other group practice or institution in Wisconsin. MCW physicians account...

Kimberly Kane interviews P. Andrew Nelson, MD, Medical College of Wisconsin physiatrist, about different types and common causes of back pain, along with treatment options available. ...

The vertebral column or spinal column consists of a series of bones called vertebrae stacked upon each other in three natural curves. Between each vertebra is an intervertebral disc that serves as a shock absorber/cushion and is connected at the vertebral endplates,...

As part of your neck pain and/ or low back pain treatment, your doctor will likely prescribe physical therapy. Physical therapy is a component of spinal rehabilitation. Rehabilitation incorporates patient education regarding spine care, therapeutic exercise instruction for flexibility, strength, and aerobic conditioning, as well...

Most experts in the field of spine agree that 80% to 90% of people with episodes of back pain will recover without medical assistance. So what can you do if you or a family member is experiencing a flare of back pain? Keep moving and pace...

Lumbar Musculoligamentous Strain The muscles of the lower back are critical in maintaining upright posture and providing controlled movement of the spine, thereby protecting the spine from injury. Strong muscles reduce stress placed on the disc, facet joints and ligaments. With prolonged bending, twisting or heavy...