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2014-09-17 23:14:01

Dr. Yusuf Mosuro, a leading pain management doctor in the Houston, Texas area is sharing some new insight into the effective treatment of spinal disc pain. Houston, Texas (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 While there are many different types of back and neck pain, some of the most disruptive and excruciating is that of spinal disc pain. Spinal disc problems are caused by a variety of different ways including accidents (automobile-related, sports-related and more), aging and several other...

2014-09-17 23:09:22

Expert spine surgeon Dr. Gravori comments on degenerative disc disease and how it can lead to severe back pain in response to a recent article about a university student who had to drop out due to the disease. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 A recent news story from Mid-Day, an Indian news outlet, tells of a 24-year-old man named Advait Thakur who had to stop attending college because of severe back pain caused by degenerative disc disease. This disease led to a...

2014-08-28 23:06:07

September is National Pain Awareness Month. These are eight steps you can take to help prevent becoming one of the 100 million Americans who suffer from chronic pain. Marina del Rey & Newport Beach, CA (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 As September marks National Pain Awareness Month, vital focus returns to the more than 100 million people who suffer from chronic pain in America (Institute of Medicine Report from the Committee on Advancing Pain Research, Care, and Education). Chronic pain,...

2014-08-18 08:28:45

The company's products benefit patients with degenerative conditions of the lumbar spine MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Based on its recent analysis of the minimally invasive spinal surgical solutions market, Frost & Sullivan recognizes Baxano Surgical, Inc. with the 2014 North American Frost & Sullivan Award for Product Line Strategy Leadership. Baxano Surgical's superior products facilitate minimally invasive surgery (MIS), offering both patients and hospitals...

2014-08-11 23:08:43

New Pain Management Services Available From Health Website Houston, Texas (PRWEB) August 11, 2014 In some cases, a patient might be suffering from a disease or injury that cannot be cured or easily be eliminated. Pain management is a branch of medicine designed to, at the very least, ease the pain and suffering the patient goes through. Spine Guide, which primarily functions as a health information website that specializes in the spine, will start providing a wide range of pain management...

2014-08-07 12:27:37

Although the Affordable Care Act Will Increase Coverage, Private Insurers Are Becoming Increasingly Stringent, According to Findings from Decision Resources Group BURLINGTON, Mass., Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources Group finds that the United States spinal implant market will expand modestly through 2022 to reach a value of nearly $7.1 billion. Longstanding factors such as the aging population, rising rates of obesity and increasing adoption of nonfusion devices will be primary...

2014-08-05 23:13:04

New Website Boasts Informative Spine-Related Articles and Educational Videos Houston, TX (PRWEB) August 05, 2014 Spine Guide has announced the launch of its new website, http://www.spineguide.com, which contains hundreds of informative articles and resources related to spine and back or neck pain. As a verified spine specialist, Spine Guide allows you to search the site's comprehensive database for the best spine specialist in the area who can address all patient concerns. The site...

2014-08-01 16:24:01

KIRKLAND, Wash., Aug. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EvergreenHealth is pleased to announce that Jeffrey Roh, MD, has completed the first posterior cervical spine stabilization procedure using DTRAX technology in the state of Washington. Cervical fusion with DTRAX is a minimally invasive procedure used to alleviate spinal pressure and discomfort caused by degenerative disc disease. "Dr. Roh's adoption of this new technology is just one example of the many ways our providers are constantly...

2014-07-01 23:02:49

We live in a world that’s increasingly sedentary, which contributes to widespread back pain among the population. To combat this, DISC Sports & Spine Center (DISC) has come up with eight solutions for people dealing with intense pain. Marina Del Rey, CA (PRWEB) July 01, 2014 According to the National Institutes of Health, eight out of 10 people will experience back pain at some point in their lives, and of those, millions will lead a diminished quality of life because they neglect...

2014-07-01 08:29:50

Expanding Orthopedics Inc., announced today that the FLXfit(TM), its novel expandable and articulated TLIF cage with lordotic correction, has received CE Mark. OR AKIVA, Israel, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Expanding Orthopedics Inc. [http://www.xortho.com ] (EOI), a privately held medical device company focused on developing and commercializing innovative expandable devices for spine surgeryis proud to announce that its novel FLXfit(TM), 3D expandable interbody cage has...


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