A new study reports that walking a dog provides numerous health benefits for older adults. However, the number of bone breaks associated with the activity has more than doubled over the past ten years. According to a report published in the Journal of American Medicine (JAMA) on March 6, 2019; researchers sought to uncover some of… Read More


Anyone who has suffered a serious back, neck, or spinal cord injury may be dealing with chronic pain and regularly considering new options for pain management. Some patients rely on opioids for pain relief. There are many alternatives for pain relief that do not involve the use of opioids. However, many of those patients who… Read More


Oklahoma voters recently approved State Question 788 which allows for the use of medical marijuana for pain management. Physicians may also have the option of recommending medical marijuana. Residents of Tulsa, Oklahoma who suffer from serious back, hip, and joint pain may soon be able to obtain medical marijuana. Indeed, Oklahoma voters went to the… Read More


If you have ever landed wrong on your ankle or twisted your wrist, you may have wondered whether you had a strain or strain. These are just two of the many common ways in which soft tissue injuries occur. At Spine & Orthopedic Specialists Tulsa, we believe in making patient education a priority. Understanding the… Read More


The short answer to the question as to when to see a doctor concerning your neck pain is as soon as you sense something is ‘not right’. Neck pain is more than just an uncomfortable condition that prevents you from engaging in your normal activities. Depending on your symptoms, it could be an indication of… Read More


At Spine & Orthopedic Specialists Tulsa, we see patients with a variety of conditions impacting the bones and soft tissues. As part of your treatment, we may recommend mild exercises to build muscle tone and increase flexibility. Unfortunately, if you are just recovering from an injury or a recent procedure your options may be limited.… Read More


Many people suffer from ‘pins and needles’ if they sit or stand too long in the same position. Like a jolt of electricity, the feeling can shot down your legs and into your feet, making it difficult to concentrate or get a good night’s sleep. In some cases, these sensations affect your arms and down… Read More