The Smart Back System
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by Dwight Tyndall
8M ago
Living with chronic low back pain can feel like a never-ending battle, impacting your daily life and overall well-being. But what if there was a science-backed solution that could target the root cause of your pain? Introducing our revolutionary Clinician Guided Home Exercise Program- The Smart Back System-  is strongly based on the principles of Dynamic Neuromuscular Stabilization (DNS)—a holistic approach designed to not only alleviate low back pain but also enhance your overall mobility, strength and body control.       Understanding Dynamic Neuromuscular Stabilizatio ..read more
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Fusion Alternatives
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by Dr. Tyndall
2y ago
Fusion alternatives     Back and neck pain can be very debilitating and can severely affect a patient’s ability to function in a normal way. The first line of treatment for both back and neck pain is often medications, therapy including chiropractic care, bracing if needed and time. For most patients these interventions are enough to resolve their back pain or neck pain. For a small percentage of patients surgical intervention might be necessary to effectively treat their symptoms. The traditional surgical treatment is often a cervical or lumbar fusion. A fusion is a procedure in whi ..read more
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The SitTight Chair
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by Dr. Tyndall
2y ago
The SitTight Chair Review Our Take: Easy to assemble; took less than 10 minutes from unboxing to full assembly Versatile; can be used as a sitting or standing chair Great way to engage your core muscles while working at your desk; sitting or standing DRSpine Seal of Approval The COVID pandemic has had a significant change on how some of us now work. More and more of us are working from home spending hours on end at our desk stuck on Zoom calls. As such, we are becoming more and more sedentary with the potential for becoming deconditioned. Therefore, how do we keep as fit as possible while wo ..read more
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DrSpine Seal of Approval
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by Dr. Tyndall
2y ago
We are excited to announce the DrSpine Seal of Approval program. The goal of this program is to review and curate the many different consumer spine related products on the market. It is very confusing for the average consumer with a spine related problem to find the right products to help his or her condition since there are so many available products on the market making so many different claims.  We will test and review various products related to Spine Health and Wellness and provide straight forward reviews that will help the consumer decide what is best for them. Please look for the ..read more
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Causes and Treatments for back Pain
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by Dr. Tyndall
3y ago
Causes and Treatments for back pain Reading Time: 2 minutes Causes and Treatments overview for back pain Back pain can be broadly divided into three categories: Muscle strains: this type of back pain is usually caused by an acute injury where the muscles are overworked by lifting something heavy.  The pain is often sudden and can be very painful. Patients will complain of muscle spasms and pain with most activities. Usually there is no complain of leg pain.   Osteoarthritic back pain: this type of back pain is often long standing and is caused by age related arthritis in the face ..read more
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The Back Bone is connected to the Ankle Bone
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by Dr. Tyndall
3y ago
The Back bone is connected to the Ankle Bone Reading Time: 3 minutes   Although the spine seems remote from our feet the two are very connected. The spine main function is to place the torso in space and to serve as a conduit for the spine cord and a support for our body.  How the spine feels and function is very dependent on the bones and muscles of the lower limbs.  At first blush it would seem that the lower limbs, legs and feet, are really there to just support the body and the spine. But there is a strong inter-connection between the feet/legs and the spine and what the fee ..read more
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Pillow Talk
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by Dr. Tyndall
3y ago
Pillow Talk For a great night’s sleep Reading Time: 3 minutes There are numerous options when it comes to pillows with many vendors promising the perfect pillow and sleeping experience. The reason for the vast number of pillow options is that we all have their our own  preferences as to how to sleep and what kind of pillow we like. What is the ideal pillow? The quick answer for this question is that the ideal pillow is the one that feels best for you.  Some of us like to sleep on our sides while others are front or back sleepers. The ideal pillow should feel good in the position that ..read more
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Robotic Spine Surgery
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by Dr. Tyndall
3y ago
Robotic Spine Surgery The future is now Reading Time: 3 minutes Robots have been working for us for the past 50 years. They have been used in industrial applications such as automobile manufacturing doing some of the more dangerous and repetitive work such as welding or lifting heavy car parts. In fact, the Tesla automotive plants have a  significant amount of robots therefore speeding production and decreasing costs. Robotic application in healthcare especially in surgery is a more recent event. Robots are increasing being used in varied way in surgery. They are very helpful since they c ..read more
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Get Back Into Life
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by Dr. Tyndall
3y ago
Get Back into Life Reading Time: 3 minutes Get (your) back into life The new year is always a good time to take inventory of our lives including an inventory of our health. By doing this, we can set new health goals for ourselves that will have us feeling  healthier and feeling more engaged in life.   There are many factors that affect our health.  A few of these factors include our diet– what we eat/ what we don’t eat, our sleep, our level of physical activities or lack thereof, our work habits and the stresses in our lives. Paying close attention to those factors that affect o ..read more
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Lakeshore Bone & Joint Institute Welcomes Dr. Dwight Tyndall
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by Amplified
3y ago
Lakeshore Bone & Joint Institute Welcomes Dr. Dwight Tyndall Experienced, fellowship-trained minimally invasive spine surgeon joins region’s most preferred orthopedic practice Reading Time: 3 minutes MUNSTER, Ind. (December 2020) – Lakeshore Bone & Joint Institute is pleased to announce that Dwight S. Tyndall, M.D., a fellowship-trained, board-certified orthopedic spine surgeon, will be joining Lakeshore Bone & Joint Institute as a partner in January 2021. Dr. Tyndall has been practicing spine surgery in northwest Indiana and the Chicago area for over 20 years. During that time, he ..read more
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