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An Interview with Thomas J. Morrison III, MD

Interviewer: What types of patients do you see on a regular basis? Dr. Thomas J. Morrison, III: I see a lot of patients that have complex spinal problems, which include things from lumbar deformity, kyphosis and scoliosis or herniated discs in their lower back. I’ll see patients with conditions that are straight-forward and non-operative that […] Continue Reading

Soothe Chronic Back Pain with Massage Therapy

In the not-too-distant past, the baseline treatment for people suffering from chronic back pain was for doctors to prescribe some form of pain medication. However, with growing concerns about opioid addiction (including legally prescribed pain meds), the American College of Physicians recently modified its treatment guidelines for chronic back pain sufferers, encouraging doctors to recommend […]
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Tips for Preventing Adult Degenerative Scoliosis

Scoliosis is a condition affecting the curvature of the spine, either to the right or to the left. Left untreated, it can often lead to chronic pain and deformity. Most instances of scoliosis are idiopathic, meaning the cause is unknown and therefore we don’t know how to prevent it. (This begins most often in children.) […]
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