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2014-07-25 10:45:39

The Lancet Paracetamol is no better than placebo at speeding recovery from acute episodes of lower back pain or improving pain levels, function, sleep, or quality of life, according to the first large randomised trial to compare the effectiveness of paracetamol with placebo for low-back pain. The findings, published in The Lancet, question the universal endorsement of paracetamol as the first choice painkiller for low-back pain, say the authors. Low-back pain is the leading cause of...

2014-07-16 23:02:34

Shocking Evidence Shows 87% of Patients Still Experiencing Spinal Pain Two Years After Spinal Surgery Pembroke Pines, FL (PRWEB) July 16, 2014 Everyday, people are being treated for back pain and leg pain using a very common method involving steroid injections for spinal stenosis, however, this is proving to have little benefit for many patients, according to a new study that experts said should make doctors and patients think twice about the treatment. The prestigious SPINE journal knows...

2014-07-14 23:09:24

Utilizing a Consistent Methodology for Continuity of Spine Care in Physical Therapy Southlake, Texas (PRWEB) July 14, 2014 Spine Team Texas continues to stay at the forefront in complete spine care—from diagnosis to treatment and recovery. Currently all physical therapists at Spine Team Texas’ locations are either certified in or training for certification in The McKenzie Method. Two therapists, Craig Cunningham and Theresa Adame, have recently completed the extensive program. “We...

2014-07-14 23:02:33

Road trip season has arrived, but for people with back problems, the thought of sitting in a car for hours on end isn't exactly pleasant. DISC Sports & Spine Center's Dr. Gary Brazina is offering insights on how persons can preserve back health on the road. Marina Del Rey, CA (PRWEB) July 14, 2014 Midway through summer, throngs of families are hitting the road to create their own versions of the National Lampoon classic “Vacation.” An estimated four out of five Americans,...

2014-07-14 12:27:11

Practices that cause chronic pain and information on managing and preventing it are detailed by pain management specialist Dr. Sham Vengurlekar. SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- From individuals who spend many hours sitting in offices, to those with physically demanding jobs, chronic pain is a condition faced by people in a variety of diverse backgrounds. Bad posture when sitting and continuous motions that put strain on the body are two common contributors to...

2014-07-11 23:05:44

Prominent Los Angeles spine surgeon Dr. Gravori talks about spinal injuries that can occur while playing soccer and how to treat them. Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) July 11, 2014 The World Cup in Brazil has caused excitement around the globe. However, according to recent reports, many star soccer players left the game due to injury. Soccer may take a backseat in the media to American football when it comes to the severity of injuries, but as in all sports, the risk is always there. While none...

Low Back Pain Not Caused By The Weather
2014-07-10 03:39:33

Wiley Australian researchers reveal that sudden, acute episodes of low back pain are not linked to weather conditions such as temperature, humidity, air pressure, wind direction and precipitation. Findings published in Arthritis Care & Research, a journal of the American College of Rheumatology (ACR), indicate that the risk of low back pain slightly increases with higher wind speed or wind gusts, but was not clinically significant. According to the World Health Organization (WHO)...

2014-07-09 23:10:13

Back Pain Relief is a new product developed by Ian Hart which aims to help back pain sufferers to relieve their chronic aches quickly and permanently. A full review of Back Pain Relief on the site Vinamy.com indicates whether it is worth buying or not. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) July 09, 2014 Back Pain is one of the most insidiously common ailments plaguing the world’s population right now, and one of the more common overlooked facts about having back pain is that it can happen to anyone. Just...

2014-07-08 08:29:48

NEW YORK, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Paradigm Spine, LLC, a leading provider of innovative motion preserving spinal publication of two separate independent prospective clinical research studies that address clinical effectiveness of open surgical decompression or laminotomy, and the effect of post decompression interlaminar stabilization including validated outcomes parameters and supportive imaging measurements to convincingly support the improved short term and long term...

2014-07-03 10:53:58

University of Michigan Health System Low back pain, post-traumatic stress disorder and traumatic brain injury most common reasons U.S. Army soldiers couldn't continue to serve Sixty percent of U.S. Army soldiers who were unable to return to a military career after an Iraq deployment couldn't do so because of a muscle, bone or joint injury and nearly half had a mental health diagnosis, according to a new study from the University of Michigan and VA Ann Arbor Healthcare System. Lower...


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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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