1. Pain Medication Safety Tips

    As orthopedic specialists in Johnstown, we are always sure to be diligent about spine surgery recovery. One of the integral parts of your recovery plan will be managing pain medication. It’s normal to anticipate some pain while your body heals from surgery, so we always want to make sure you can d…Read More

  2. Holiday Travel Tips for Your Spine Health

    The holidays are a time of excitement and busyness. Between finding gifts for everyone on your list, decking your halls, and making your travel plans, chances are, you aren’t spending much time reflecting on your spine health. However, it’s a good idea to take some preventive steps now to ensure…Read More

  3. What Is A Lumbar Microdiscectomy?

    Lower back pain can plague your life. If you don’t feel discomfort or pain consistently, then it can arrive unexpectedly and steal attention away from your spouse, children, or friends. In some cases, lower back pain is the result of a herniated disc. The discomfort that follows a herniated disc c…Read More

  4. FAQ About Lumbar Decompression Surgery

    When you hear that you may need spinal surgery to relieve or remedy back pain, your heart sinks into your stomach. It’s a disheartening recommendation to hear from an orthopedic specialist. You may have tried nearly everything, but you feel as though there has to be some other option that doesn’…Read More

  5. FAQ About Lumbar Fusion Surgery

    Does your back hurt? Do you experience back pain throughout the day and into the night? At the ClinTech Center for Spine Health, we provide care to patients who are looking for a last resort solution to their back and neck problems. Unfortunately, many of our patients have tried nearly everything to…Read More

  6. All About Arthritis

    As the leading orthopedic specialists in Johnstown, we see many patients who have arthritis. Often times, depending on the type of arthritis, we can offer joint injections to ease pain and treat the symptoms of this condition. If you are experiencing joint pain or stiffness, it’s possible that you…Read More

  7. Essential Tips for Good Posture

    You may have associations of posture with strict teachers at school telling you to sit up, or your mother scolding you at the dinner table. Everyone knows that good posture makes you look more presentable and confident, but you may not realize just how crucial it is for your spine health. As spine s…Read More

  8. Exercises for a Strong Spine

    It may sound silly to do exercises in order to strengthen your spine. After all, your spine is composed of bones and cartilage, not muscles. How are you supposed to strengthen it through exercise? While you cannot actually make your spine itself stronger, the bones are really only one part of the eq…Read More

  9. Essential Nutrients for Spine Health

    Everyone knows that eating a healthy diet is imperative for living a healthy life. From the time we are very young, we learn about the importance of nutrition. Many of the advice is pretty practical; for example, eat healthy foods if you want to feel healthy. Unhealthy foods, such as French fries, d…Read More

  10. Signs It’s Time to See an Orthopedic Doctor

    Across the U.S., more than 28 million people experience musculoskeletal difficulties. These problems often cause major disruptions in people’s lives, preventing them from fully engaging in work, relationships, and hobbies. Many turn to prescription medication or even illegal drugs to cope with the…Read More