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2013-10-10 23:19:07

Treatment promotes blood flow and brings vital nutrients to damaged nerves. Fort Collins, Colorado (PRWEB) October 10, 2013 The Spine Correction Center of the Rockies, a premier physical medicine center in the Fort Collins area, recently added an innovative technique for relieving neuropathy to its suite of services. The Neuropathy Center at Spine Correction Center of the Rockies, utilizes advanced methods to both increase blood flow and send vital nutrients to damaged nerves, relieving...

2013-10-02 23:03:35

Shriners Hospitals for Children Physician leads portion of study published in New England Journal of Medicine. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) October 02, 2013 Bracing in adolescents with idiopathic scoliosis reduces the likelihood that the condition will progress to the point that surgery is needed, according to a study published online in the New England Journal of Medicine. The work was supported by Shriners Hospitals for Children® and the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and...

2013-09-19 15:48:33

Longer daily wear is best to avoid surgery A multi-center study led by University of Iowa researchers to determine whether wearing back braces would prevent the need for spinal correction surgery in children with adolescent idiopathic scoliosis (AIS) was cut short when early results were overwhelmingly in favor of bracing. The study was published in the New England Journal of Medicine today (Sept. 19. 2013). Stuart Weinstein, MD, Ignacio V. Ponseti Chair and Professor of Orthopaedic...

2013-06-27 23:41:03

Benefit From Back Pain Relief By Working With Rinella Orthotics, Inc; back pain can present real everyday problems for people in Joliet, Chicago and the surrounding areas. With an increased line of back supports Rinella Orthotics, Inc is able to help more patients reduce back pain very quickly. Joliet & Chicago, IL (PRWEB) June 26, 2013 Rinella Orthotics, Inc founded in New Lenox, IL now has the ability to see patients anywhere in Chicagoland. This medically licensed brace provider...

2013-06-20 23:25:59

Discovering that a firm surface which curved to fit his back dramatically eased his pain and discomfort, Landtbom was able to avoid surgery and went on to invest his time in perfecting the Back-A-Line solution. The final uniquely patented design achieved broad industry recognition and is utilized by many high quality organizations such as the U.S. Army, Time Warner, United Airlines, Best Buy, Best Western, HJ Heinz and Carl´s Jr., just to name a few. Elberton, GA (PRWEB) June 20, 2013...

2013-06-03 23:16:31

June is National Scoliosis Awareness Month. Stoughton, MA (PRWEB) June 03, 2013 The National Scoliosis Foundation (NSF) recognizes and celebrates the sixth annual National Scoliosis Awareness Month (NSAM) by announcing the launch of a new online educational series called Living with Scoliosis. Living with Scoliosis will launch this June with a patient seminar titled, “Adolescent Scoliosis: Staying Ahead of the Curve”. Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis (AIS) is the most common...

2013-02-02 23:03:07

Their Genesis 637 LSO Back Brace offers coverage from the sacrococcygeal junction to the T-9 vertebra with a combination of lateral panels that limit motion and add strength, along with rigid, removable anterior and posterior panels. Utilizing bi-lateral tension straps, the mechanical advantage compression system allows a 6:1 pull ratio, enhancing positive patient compliance. Elberton, GA (PRWEB) February 02, 2013 Rehabmart.com, an online e-commerce company that sells rehabilitation and...

2012-12-22 05:03:10

Dr. Peretz stresses the importance of early detection Carmel, NY (PRWEB) December 21, 2012 Scoliosis–derived from the Greek word for “bending”–is an unnatural curving of the spine that occurs in roughly 1 percent of the population. A healthy spine looks straight from the back, but in a person with scoliosis, the spine can look more like the letter “C” or “S” than an “I,” explains Andrew Peretz, M.D., a surgeon with Somers...

Back Brace That Can Measure How Long It Has Been Worn
2012-06-04 09:31:53

Scoliosis (curvature of the spine) affects three or four per thousand children and as many as seven out of ten older adults. While there is still controversy about the efficacy of back braces for children this is often considered a problem of compliance — if the children do not wear their braces the treatment does not work. New research published in BioMed Central's open access journal Scoliosis demonstrates that a brace that contains a tiny heat sensor and is able to monitor how long...


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