Monthly Archives: September 2012

Artificial discs: Not all they claim to be

Lower back pain can have many root causes, with one of them being degenerative disc disease that could lead to an unstable spine.  Up to now, the main surgical treatment of an unstable lumbar spine was spinal segmental fusion.  However, clients now have the choice of having an artificial disc implanted instead. Even though this […]

Just out of breath or could it be Exercise Induced Asthma?

When I was young, I enjoyed athletic activities but was unable to participate for prolonged periods of time because I “could not breathe.” As hard as I tried to train and practice, my limiting factor was always the inability to catch my breath. After having a severe attack, I was taken to a specialist who […]