Achy back? Give pilates a try. Multiple studies have shown that the power of this exercise program, which focuses on the core postural muscles that help keep the body balanced, are essential to providing support for the spine. In fact, several studies have found that pilates can even trump usual care for back pain when […]
Dr. Steven J. Cyr M.D., F.A.A.O.S Owner of The Orthopedic & Spine Institute One of my God-given strengths is empathy. When I talk to someone who is hurting especially people who have had failed surgery in the past or years of pain, I really work hard to get rid of that pain. I try to […]
The Orthopaedic & Spine Institute have found several fantastic tips on how to make your back straight and beautiful, and we would like to share them with you. 1. Do exercises that improve your posture Find some time to do exercises that will help you improve your posture. Try to spend 10-20 minutes a day […]
Maintaining proper posture can work wonders both preventing and alleviating back pain. And while your mother was correct in telling you to sit up straight for all of those years, the advice ‘sit up straight as a rail’ isn’t quite correct. In fact, you never want your back to be completely straight, as it is […]
With so many terrible stories in the news, we hope these images of inspiring acts of kindness will bring a smile to your day.
The Orthopaedic and Spine Institute is celebrating the seniors who are defying the stereotypes about aging. Be inspired by these silver superstars! Yoga instructor Bette Calman may be 83, but she’sstill bending over backwards to spread the benefits of yoga. Jean Stewart, at the age of 83, is deadlifting more than most people can […]
DID YOU KNOW: Dr. Cyr served two tours in Iraq and treated as many as 200 soldiers, sailors and airmen per month while in Iraq. “Balad Air Base where I was assigned was actually dubbed “Mortaritaville” because mortars were sent over the wall between 8 to 10 times a day on a regular basis. Without […]
After months of hard work and dedication, we are pleased to announce the launch of our brand new website! Our goal with this new website is to provide our patients an easier way to learn about our services and procedures and also to allow the visitor to browse information based on their own choice. Amongst […]