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2013-09-10 23:22:42

More effective relief for Sciatica sufferers now available. Houston, TX (PRWEB) September 10, 2013 Gulf Coast Spine Care has been helping residents throughout Houston with effective treatments for their neck and back pain, and the healthcare center now offers improved treatments for sciatica. These treatments can help patients improve their quality of life by eliminating or easing pain. Some patients who visit Gulf Coast Spine Care for an initial consultation have already received a...

2013-09-10 12:29:10

SAN JOSE, Calif., Sept. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- SI-BONE, Inc. (San Jose, California), a medical device company that pioneered the use of the iFuse Implant System(®), a minimally invasive surgical (MIS) device to fuse the sacroiliac (SI) joint, announced today that over 8,500 patients have been treated with the iFuse resulting in over 25,000 iFuse implants placed in patients worldwide. The iFuse implant has a unique triangular-shaped profile and is coated with a titanium...

2013-09-10 08:31:05

KANSAS CITY, Mo., Sept. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Jon Bremer, inventor of the FlexAssist(TM), announces an exciting new product designed to help athletes and ordinary individuals with flexibility problems and chronic back pain enjoy more fulfilling lives. The FlexAssist(TM) Portable Flexibility Enhancer is now available nationwide. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130910/PH76730-a )(Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130910/PH76730LOGO-b ) The launch of this new...

2013-09-06 23:17:40

An Ohio InventHelp® client has invented the Comfy Control Pad, which is being submitted to companies for review. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) September 06, 2013 An inventor from Cincinnati, Ohio, has developed an accessory designed to Relieve back pain and provide support. The Comfy Control Pad increases comfort when sleeping, or relaxing on a chair or couch. The design provides relief from back pain, which eliminates the need to purchase a new mattress or specialized furniture. Easy and...

2013-09-06 23:01:59

North American Spine, the exclusive provider of the Accurascope procedure, is doing their part to put an end to back pain. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) September 06, 2013 North American Spine, the exclusive provider of the Accurascope procedure, is doing their part to put an end to back pain. According to a 2011 report from the Institute of Medicine, chronic pain affects at least 100 million American adults and costs up to $635 billion a year. There’s been a national call for more awareness...

2013-08-30 23:24:15

At a spinal education seminar held this August, Dr. Kaixuan Liu discussed the need for more accurate diagnostics of back and neck injury causing acute and chronic pain. “Without an accurate diagnosis of the malady and its location, determining the possibility of a successful procedure would be a wild assumption.” West Orange, NJ (PRWEB) August 30, 2013 At a spinal education seminar held this August, Dr. Kaixuan Liu discussed the need for more accurate diagnostics of back and neck...

2013-08-30 23:03:57

The Bonati Institute lists some helpful activities to curb acute lower back pain. Hudson, FL (PRWEB) August 30, 2013 Lower back pain is the leading cause for disability among individuals throughout the world. The Bonati Spine Institute shares the following tips to help alleviate acute lower back pain. The way people sit, eat and perform their daily routine can influence their susceptibility to lower back pain, according to a recent article published by medicaldaily.com. To read more:...

2013-08-29 23:29:46

David M. Keelen, M.D., a diplomate of the American Board of Anesthesiology and fellowship trained in interventional pain medicine, has joined the staff of Comprehensive Pain Management Center with offices in Lewisville, Frisco and McKinney. McKinney, TX (PRWEB) August 29, 2013 David M. Keelen, M.D., a diplomate of the American Board of Anesthesiology and fellowship trained in interventional pain medicine, has joined the staff of Comprehensive Pain Management Center with offices in...

2013-08-29 08:25:03

DENVER, Aug. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Massage has been used in many ancient cultures, including those of China, India, Persia, Arabia, Greece and Egypt. Hippocrates, known as the father of Western medicine, recommended massage for sports and war injuries. Though most everyone enjoys a good massage, whether for plain relaxation and stress relief or to get rid of specific aches and pains, there exists a significant base of literature suggesting there are also a number of lasting health...

2013-08-28 16:23:53

Franciscan St. Francis Health physician among few certified to perform procedure INDIANAPOLIS, Aug. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- It causes extreme pain, numbness, or tingling in the lower back, legs or buttocks, limiting a person's ability to walk or even stand for long periods of time. The reality is that lumbar spinal stenosis - a narrowing of the lower spinal canal - affects an estimated 1.5 million Americans. Now comes a treatment which eases the pain and other conditions...


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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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