Dr. Ken Hansraj Blog

How Pokemon Go Is Affecting Your Neck and Spine

  http://www.wsj.com/video/how-pokemon-go-is-affecting-your-neck-and-spine/59F761D9-76D7-45E5-9780-15C7C4FC1B48.html We are likely putting undue stress on our spine and setting ourselves up for serious injury without even knowing it. New York Spine Surgery and...

FYI: Bloodless Spine Surgery For Jehovah’s Witnesses

When preparing a patient for safe bloodless spine surgery, a comprehensive evaluation is recommended. This ensures “no surprises” in the operating room. In this book, the factors that govern blood loss and blood transfusion are discussed. This manuscript presents the...

Closed Loop: Bloodless Technique For Some of Jehovah’s Witnesses

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] A machine, commonly known as a cell saver, is used to recover red blood cells lost during spinal surgery, and return them to circulation in the patient's body. This cell saver machine was developed during the Vietnam war and used...

Groom’s Guide to Posture & Fitness: from ‘Will you?’ to ‘I do.’

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]by Amir Khan, US News & World Report After you pop the question, the wedding planning begins. While your fiance is off figuring out flowers, table settings and dresses, it’s the perfect time for you to make a plan of your own – a...

“Ohhh!! That Nagging Pain In The Neck: Understanding Slipped Discs”

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]THE NORMAL DISC is a combination of strong connective tissue that connects one vertebra to the next. This human shock absorber consists of a tough outer layer called the annulus fibrosis. A herniated disc exists when the gel-like...

Chronic Neck And Upper Back Pain Relief

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Chronic Neck And Upper Back Pain Relief By:Kenneth K. Hansraj, MD   Medically Reviewed:Tom Iarocci, MD   Published:June 5, 2014 If you suffer from both chronic neck pain and upper back pain, you aren’t alone –more than half the U.S....

Worry Less, Save Your Back: Weightwatchers Magazine March/April 2014

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Worry Less, Save Your Back Stress and anxiety can result in shallow breathing, which in turn leads to back pain.  Here’s why:  When you’re anxious, you tend to take short breaths or hold your breath, so the nerves passing through...

SLEEP WITHOUT STIFFNESS (NewYou)

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]New You Health Tip: Do’s and dont's to help prevent neck stiffness and back pain while sleeping. One of the top reasons Americans visit their doctors each year is spinal problems related to back and neck pain. Dr. Kenneth Hansraj,...

Yoginis had significantly less degenerative disc disease

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Yoga and disc degenerative disease in cervical and lumbar spine: an MR imaging-based case control study. Jeng CM, Cheng TC, Kung CH, Hsu HC. The objective of the current study was to find out whether yoga practice was beneficial to...

Minding Your Spine: As Featured in BellaNYC

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]By Lisa Camerlengo When considering how to maintain a healthy lifestyle, your spine is likely not your primary focus. But according to Dr. Kenneth Hansraj (“Dr. Ken”), renowned orthopedic and spinal surgeon and author of Keys to an...

Te Duele La Espalda 7 Consejos Para Fortalecer Tu Columna

Por Kenneth Hansraj, especial para CNN   Nota del editor: El médico Kenneth Hansrah es autor del libro Keys to an Amazing Life: Secrets of the Cervical Spine La clave de una vida maravillosa: los secretos de la columna cervical. Es cirujano ortopedista y de...

International Bestseller: Secrets Of The Cervical Spine

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]New York, NY (PRWEB) June 25, 2013 Dr. Kenneth Hansraj, “Dr. Ken,” renowned spinal surgeon and author has just achieved Amazon international bestselling status of his book, Keys to an Amazing Life: Secrets of the Cervical Spine, the...