As Seen on Fox5 DC: Tips for Pain-Free Holiday Decorating

As Seen on Fox5 DC: Tips for Pain-Free Holiday Decorating

The Consumer Product Safety Commission says more than 14,000 people each year visit emergency departments in November and December for holiday decorating-related injuries. That’s more than 200 people a day during the holiday season! Dr. Yash Mehta, Interventional Spine & Sports Medicine specialist, shares some Holiday Habits to keep you from getting hurt. Watch the…

As Seen on NBC4 Washington: Tips for Pet Owners to Prevent Back Issues

As Seen on NBC4 Washington: Tips for Pet Owners to Prevent Back Issues

65 million Americans have dogs in the US. Although pets can bring joy and laughter into a home, simple tasks like dog walking can actually be the source of back pain. From dogs lunging at squirrels and pulling and tugging on leashes, to all the bending you have to do to pick up after them,…

As Seen on DC News Now: Preventing Sports Injuries & More

As Seen on DC News Now: Preventing Sports Injuries & More

As sports pick up this fall, so do sports injuries. Back injuries are among the most common, whether you’re a committed and competitive athlete, a weekend warrior, or have a student athlete in your family. Each year there are more than 5 million sports injuries at the high school level, with football injuries being the…

As Seen on Fox5 DC: Solving a Medical Mystery — Bertolotti’s Syndrome

As Seen on Fox5 DC: Solving a Medical Mystery — Bertolotti’s Syndrome

When debilitating back pain began to impact Maggie’s ability to cheer and attend school, she sought help from VSI. After diagnosis and successful treatment for what Dr. Haines discovered to be Bertolotti’s Syndrome, Maggie is now back doing what she loves as a cheerleader for Clemson University. Dr. Colin Haines, Spine Surgeon; and his patient,…

As Seen on WPIX11: Summer Heat & Back Pain

As Seen on WPIX11: Summer Heat & Back Pain

As dangerous heat sweeps the country, impacting 77 million people under direct heat alerts, Americans may experience worsening back pain for a myriad of surprising reasons this summer.  Dr. Christopher Good, discusses the surprising link between summer heat and back pain – including tips to reduce the likelihood of experiencing worsening back pain during this scorching season. Watch the Video on Youtube