Health Tips


Your general health and wellness is just as important as your spine’s health. Learn more about healthy habits, ways to reduce back or neck pain, and more below!

Try To Reduce Your Laptop Use

Try To Reduce Your Laptop Use

It’s very easy to be on our laptops all the time due to how addicting they are and how often ...
Dr. Pasquale X. Montesano, our leading spine surgeon, is not only the Medical Consiglieri to the Royce Gracie Black Belt Network, he's a black belt in Gracie Jiu-Jitsu under the mentorship of his friend, Royce Gracie.

Spine Surgeon and Black Belt in Gracie Jiu-Jitsu

Did you know that Dr. Pasquale X. Montesano, our leading spine surgeon, is not only the Medical Consiglieri to the ...
Keep Your Core Muscles Strong

Keep Your Core Muscles Strong

Your core muscles play an important factor in maintaining a healthy spine. They help to stabilize and support your spine ...
How Smoking Affects Your Spine

How Smoking Affects Your Spine

Smoking is a terrible habit to have because it is very unhealthy for your body and spine. Smoking accelerates spondylosis, ...
Let Your Spine Rest When You're Sleeping

Let Your Spine Rest When You’re Sleeping

Letting your spine rest is extremely important. Sometimes laying down at night is one of the only times your spine ...
October is Spine Awareness Month. Stop putting off seeing a spine specialist and contact the leading spine surgeons at Montesano Spine & Sport.

October is Spine Awareness Month

October is Spine Awareness Month! If you've put off seeing a spine specialist about your chronic back or neck pain, ...
Seek Help When You're In Pain

Seek Help When You’re In Pain

If you’ve been experiencing severe back pain, don’t try to tough it out by yourself. Seeking help is the first ...
Avoid Inflammatory Foods

Avoid Inflammatory Foods

The best way to avoid inflammation in your spine is to avoid inflammatory foods. Foods that can lead to inflammation ...
How to Avoid Spinal Injuries this Holiday Season

How to Avoid Spinal Injuries this Holiday Season

The holiday season is a time for celebration, family, and spreading joy. However, it can also be a time where ...
Avoiding Back Pain When Raking Your Leaves

Avoiding Back Pain When Raking Your Leaves

Fall brings lots of beautiful colored leaves to our trees, but it also means those same leaves end up in ...
An acute spinal cord injury can be caused by a traumatic injury such as an auto accident, trampoline accident, fall, or sports injury.

Spinal Cord Injury?

As a father, I treat every patient as if they were my family member. An acute spinal cord injury can ...
Apple and Pumpkin Picking Tips

Apple and Pumpkin Picking Tips

Apple and pumpkin picking is a common, fun Fall activity. Unfortunately, it can cause back pain due to the bending ...
Don't let a sports injury sideline your child. Contact the spinal surgeons at Montesano Spine and Sport.

Don’t Let A Sports Injury Sideline Your Child

Don't let a sports injury sideline your child. As a parent, there's nothing worse than seeing your child in pain ...
Fun Fall Activities That Are Back Pain Free

Fun Fall Activities That Are Back Pain Free

Fall is such a great time to get outside, hang out with your friends and family, and have fun. Sometimes ...
Support Your Back When Hiking

Support Your Back When Hiking

Fall is a great time to get outside and go for a hike to see the beautiful red, orange, and ...