Whoever said retirement means slowing down hasn’t met 70-year old Helen Akers of Geneseo.
Lawn rangers and garden warriors take note: lifting, twisting and pulling can wreak havoc on your back. Protect your spine and prevent low back pain with these tips from ORA spine surgeon Dr. Michael Berry. Read about safe lifting techniques.
Colona Grandmother Ruth Rancod remembers when pain from arthritis forced her to crawl instead of walk. Today, spine surgery has her loving life and her grandson. Read how Ruth is standing tall after successful back surgery.
Hiking is a great exercise, head to toe, according to QC orthopedic spine surgeon Dr. Timothy Millea. He loves it, and says his 80-year old father-in-law loves it too!
Fall chores can take a heavy toll on our backs. Whether we’re raking and bagging leaves, replacing screens with storms, or hauling patio furniture into the garage, Quad City spine physician Myles Luszczyk, D.O, has great advice!
In November, as we recognize our nation’s military in honor of Veteran’s Day, meet this QC serviceman, husband and father!
QC artist Raph Iaccarino says “Pain detracts from your ability to concentrate.” He should know. Read his story.
As the Quad City holiday season gears up for a lively selection of concerts and musicals, one local actor and musician says he’s grateful to be back on stage after suffering debilitating back pain!
Once suffering from debilitating knee and back pain, “miracle” surgeries let Kathleen Wheeler jitterbug out on the dance floor again. Learn more!