Mary Kate Phan
NJ

About Mary Kate Phan

Mary Kate a content writer with a wealth of experience in discussing healthcare-related topics. From neurology to podiatry, she has helped patients understand complex conditions and procedures that may help improve their lives for the better. She is proud to have a solid command of the English language and an insatiable thirst for learning something new that can be shared with others.

 

Articles Written by Mary Kate Phan

Leading Causes of Sciatica and Sciatic Nerve Pain

Sciatica, also called lumbar radiculopathy, is mild to intense pain that radiates from the low back into the left or right leg. Sciatic nerve pain symptoms include numbness, tingling sensations, and weakness.

A Close-Up Look at Computer-Assisted Navigation in Spine Surgery

CT navigation has been a game changer for minimally invasive spine surgery. Get tips on navigating with the O-arm from SpineU’s expert.

3 Ways to Stop Diabetes Back Pain

Diabetes affects much more than blood sugar. Its many disease processes are a recipe for back pain.

4 Areas of Focus That Will Save Your Neck While Working

Coronavirus neck pain didn’t exist before 2020, but now it seems it’s unavoidable. It’s not, though; here’s how to avoid it and save your neck--and the rest of your body--while working from home or the office.

When Your Spinal Cord Stimulator Needs to Come Out

Spinal cord stimulation is cutting-edge pain management, but does it always work? No, and sometimes your device needs to be removed. Here’s when—and why.

Become an IME and Diversify Your Income Stream

Spine specialists can gain an extra income stream by becoming an independent medical examiner (IME) if their case volume has dropped due to COVID lockdowns.

Spine Injuries from an Accident: Get the Basics

Car accidents are a rising trend in spine injuries. Here’s what you need to know about accident-related injuries, treatment, recovery, legal issues and more.

Battling Bertolotti Syndrome: What You Need to Know

Bertolotti syndrome might not be a usual suspect in lower back pain, but diagnostic detective work can uncover this common congenital condition.

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