The latest spine news from Spine Vue and Dr. Jones-Quaidoo.

Dr. Sean M. Jones-Quaidoo is a board certified and fellowship trained orthopaedic spine surgeon that specializes in degenerative spinal disorders. He received his undergraduate degree from the University of Maryland in Biological Resources Engineering. He completed his medical degree at the University of California, Los Angeles. There he found a passion for orthopaedics and attended the University of Virginia for residency. He was then accepted into fellowship in spine surgery at the prestigious Norton Leatherman Spine Center in Louisville, Kentucky.

What is Foot Drop and What Can You Do?

What is Foot Drop? Foot drop refers to a condition which causes the leg to drag the front of the foot while walking. It can cause loss of balance and create difficulty when walking without assistance. One of the most obvious signs of foot drop is a “high steppage gait”, where the patient bends the…

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Dallas Osteoarthritis Treatment

What is Osteoarthritis? Cartilage is present in healthy joints, and covers the end of each bone to help cushion and reduce friction. The padding provided by this rubber-like cartilage offers a smooth surface and is a barrier in preventing the “bone on bone” feeling that people with Osteoarthritis often experience. Because of Osteoarthritis, this cartilage…

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Best Spine Surgeon in Dallas

Dr. Sean M. Jones-Quaidoo: According to the 2014 Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (HCAHPS) survey, Dr. Sean M. Jones-Quaidoo has been named as one of the top 1% of all doctors in the United States, qualifying him to be referred to as a “Best Spine Surgeon in Dallas”. Dr. Jones-Quaidoo is also…

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Neck and Back Pain After An Accident

Whiplash is one of the most often seen conditions leading to back and neck pain after a car accident. This type of harm is due to damage caused by an exceedingly fast extension and flexion of the muscles and anatomical structures which support the head. When being hit by the car behind, a driver’s body…

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Back Pain From Sitting too Long

Can Sitting Cause Back Pain? One of the most common complaints that sends people to a spine doctor is back pain from sitting too long. Our bodies are of an elegant design and are meant for movement. But in today’s world, many of us sit at our desks all day, hacking away at a computer…

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What is Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery

Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery Dallas Minimally invasive spine surgery has been slowly introduced into spinal procedures. The reason for the cautious approach is due to the challenges of accessing intricate areas, and the hindrance to visibility when operating on minute areas of the spine through very small incisions. But during the 1990s, enormous advances were…

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Is Massage Therapy Helpful for Back Pain?

Massage Therapy for Back Pain Massage is an excellent, non-invasive way to relieve back tension and the pain associated with it. Massage Therapy for back pain can also be a very helpful relaxation technique because it releases endorphins, which create feelings of euphoria and happiness in the brain. Many physicians in the medical community are…

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How to Know if You Have Kyphosis

Signs and Symptoms of Kyphosis Kyphosis refers to a pronounced rounding of the upper back, most often observed in mature women. Signs and symptoms of kyphosis include a rounding of the back which can happen to anyone at any point in life but is most often related to aging. There is a connection between Osteoporosis,…

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Spine Vue: Spinal Cord Injury Complications

Spinal Cord Injury Complications Spinal Cord Injury Complications can be varied and will cause additional distress to an already difficult and painful condition. These complications may be associated with respiratory, cardiovascular, and pain syndromes. While these may be overwhelming side effects, they can successfully be treated to improve your quality of life. Some of the…

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How to Know if You Have Scoliosis

How to Know if You Have Scoliosis In an effort to increase awareness of Scoliosis, June has been declared the National Scoliosis Awareness Month in the US and June 24th is International Scoliosis Day. The goal of raising awareness is to bring this condition to the forefront and help people recognize the signs and symptoms.…

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