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2014-02-20 14:50:29

Musculoskeletal pain of the bone, joint and muscles is one of the most common reasons for primary care visits in the United States. According to a literature review appearing in a recent issue of the Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (JAAOS), chronic pain, or pain that persists beyond an expected period of healing, is estimated to affect 100 million Americans. The majority of chronic pain complaints concern the musculoskeletal system, but they also include headaches...

2014-02-19 16:22:44

ROSEMONT, Ill., Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Musculoskeletal pain of the bone, joint and muscles is one of the most common reasons for primary care visits in the United States. According to a literature review appearing in a recent issue of the Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (JAAOS), chronic pain, or pain that persists beyond an expected period of healing, is estimated to affect 100 million Americans. The majority of chronic pain complaints concern the...

2014-02-17 23:24:46

Recent webinar discussed common spinal surgeries and their potential complications, including the measures that can be taken to identify and address the potential overutilization of spinal surgeries in order to minimize these complications. Portland, OR (PRWEB) February 17, 2014 Although many conditions of the spine benefit from spinal surgery, some procedures are associated with inconsistent outcomes and significant potential risks and complications, ranging from postoperative pain to...

2014-02-14 20:21:08

TAMPA, Fla., Feb. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Today, Integrity Life Sciences announced it has resolved the inventory backlog of critical components that impacted recent delivery schedules. Integrity's stringent quality demand requires critical components to be tested and validated prior to being accepted into inventory. With extended lead times being the initial culprit, the numerous winter storms in late 2013 and early 2014 created additional delays in receiving these components...

2014-02-14 12:24:13

TAMPA, Fla., Feb. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Today, Integrity Life Sciences announced the addition of another US FDA clearance for a new medical device for the treatment of spine and disc related conditions. Integrity Life Sciences submitted the application for an additional 510 (k) clearance in response to market demand. The new device will be added to the other products that Integrity sells. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140214/MN65263) Integrity's initial FDA...

2014-02-12 23:31:14

Spine Team Texas announces the addition of Dr. Jennifer Donnelly-Straach and Dr. Leonard Kibuule as new physician partners in the group. Southlake, TX (PRWEB) February 12, 2014 Spine Team Texas, a leader in comprehensive back and neck pain care, is pleased to announce the addition of Drs. Leonard Kibuule and Jennifer Donnelly-Straach as partners of Spine Team Texas. “Both Drs. Donnelly and Kibuule have significantly contributed to Spine Team Texas’ commitment to patient care over...

2014-02-12 23:29:28

The studies are out there, and it's clear to see, there is a link between obesity and lower back pain; a recent study links being overweight with higher chances of developing lower back pain. With each category of body mass, the risks increase dramatically. Palm Beach Gardens, FL (PRWEB) February 12, 2014 The studies are out there, and it's clear to see, there is a link between obesity and lower back pain. In a recent study that examines the influence that physical activity has...

2014-02-11 23:26:31

Atlantic Spine Center announces upcoming February Spine Seminar with keynote speakers Dr. Kaixuan Liu and Dr. Daveed Frazier discussing the benefits of minimally invasive spine surgery and getting back to pain-free living sooner. West Orange, NJ (PRWEB) February 11, 2014 Dr. Kaixuan Liu, considered a world leader in minimally invasive endoscopic spine surgery, announced today the times and locations of Atlantic Spine Center’s upcoming free February Spine Seminars, which will outline the...

2014-02-11 23:25:55

For many individuals the frustrations and complications that arise in dealing with their back pain and finding treatment can be quite overwhelming. Recently, a revolutionary service called Cloud 9 Spine has been helping Floridians with back or neck conditions to successfully connect with the expert spine doctor they need, even going so far as to offer free initial exams in their area. Fort Lauderdale, FL (PRWEB) February 11, 2014 For many individuals the frustrations and complications...

2014-02-10 23:05:08

elements® fitness successfully demonstrated that exercise can trump medicine after member, Pat Merl, achieves chronic pain relief through elements' water aerobics classes. Tampa Bay, FL (PRWEB) February 10, 2014 Exercise has proven to be nearly as effective as medicine in treating pain, prompting questions about whether the health care system is placing too much emphasis on medication and failing to exploring physical activity as a form of treatment. (1) Pat Merl had suffered...


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Laminotomy
2013-04-30 09:59:37

Laminotomy is a procedure that works to decompress the spinal nerve root and/ or spinal cord by removing part of a lamina of the vertebral arch. This started as a hemilaminectomy which is the removal of half of the lamina, left or right, but now is the removal of portions of both sides of the lamina to allow for vertebral stability. Laminotomy is most often accompanied by a facetectomy which is the decompression of a spinal nerve root. How it is Performed When a laminotomy is...

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  • A small crescent-shaped structure or marking, especially the white area at the base of a fingernail that resembles a half-moon.
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