Symptoms of a Spinal Compression Fracture

Symptoms of a Spinal Compression Fracture

Spinal compression fractures are a common and often painful condition that can significantly impact a person’s mobility and overall well-being. These fractures occur when one or more vertebrae in the spine collapse or become compressed, leading to a range of symptoms. Recognizing the causes, warning signs and the right time to seek medical treatment is… Continue Reading Symptoms of a Spinal Compression Fracture

Patient-Centered Radiation Safety

X-rays were discovered in 1895 by Wilhelm Conrad Röentgen, a professor at Würzburg University in Germany. Experiments showed that these electro-magnetic rays could penetrate soft tissues but not bones. This speciality of X-rays has been particularly useful as a diagnostic tool. Medical imaging helps to detect broken bones. However, some patients do have concerns about… Continue Reading Patient-Centered Radiation Safety

Imaging: An Important Diagnostic Tool

When it comes to patient care, our first responsibility is to gather as much information about you and your medical history so we can provide the best care possible. Check out the article below, written by medical assistant at Prairie Spine, Rebecca Thompson, to review the diagnostics available that investigate causes of pain and discomfort.… Continue Reading Imaging: An Important Diagnostic Tool