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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,...

2014-07-01 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...

2014-06-26 23:03:45

Orthopedic spine surgeon, Dr. Hooman M. Melamed of the DISC Sports & Spine Center, discusses surgery need, patient health, process and recovery. Marina Del Rey, CA (PRWEB) June 26, 2014 Every year, millions of Americans suffer herniated discs that—if left untreated—may cause excruciating pain and further damage to the spine. The microdiscectomy, one of the most commonly performed spine surgeries, is a safe, effective option for those patients who have not responded to more...

2014-05-28 23:04:21

DISC Sports & Spine Center (DISC) highlights common contributors to painful sciatica and helpful tips for avoiding an injury that, if left untreated, could require a microdiscectomy. Marina Del Rey, CA (PRWEB) May 28, 2014 The modern world is rife with factors that strain our bodies and may challenge our ability to ward off serious back pain. When this back pain radiates downward through the lower body, it may actually be sciatica, the compression of the nerve root running through the...

2014-05-08 23:04:20

Dr. Robert S. Bray, Jr. Shares 4 Valuable Injury Prevention Tips for Moms Marina Del Rey, CA (PRWEB) May 08, 2014 New motherhood is often a time of excitement, challenge and joy. Yet, for many new moms, it can also be a real pain in the neck…and back. According to Dr. Robert S. Bray, Jr., a pioneering neurosurgeon and founder of DISC Sports & Spine Center, the potential for spinal injury—pain, disc rupture, fracture—to new moms is highest in the two years just after childbirth,...

2014-04-10 23:02:55

Drs. Robert S. Bray, Jr. and Richard Kim Named Co-Directors Newport Beach, CA (PRWEB) April 10, 2014 Committed to redefining the delivery of spine care, DISC Sports & Spine Center (DISC) has created a powerful new division within its existing Orange County practice. The Newport Beach Spine Group taps the expertise of seven leading spine specialists united by their common goal of furthering minimally invasive techniques. DISC opened its Newport Beach location in 2012 with the goal of...

2014-04-07 23:02:52

DISC Sports & Spine Center is reminding Southern California hockey fans that they still have a chance to enter the center’s Facebook giveaway, where winners can receive merchandise signed by some of their favorite Kings players. Marina Del Rey, CA (PRWEB) April 07, 2014 With the NHL playoffs coming up, Southern California fans have one last chance to win gear from the Los Angeles Kings through a special giveaway made possible by DISC Sports & Spine Center, a proud Kings...

2014-03-13 23:02:53

DISC, as a proud partner of the Kings, gives fans a chance to win signed hockey merchandise through weekly Facebook giveaways. Marina Del Rey, CA (PRWEB) March 13, 2014 DISC Sports & Spine Center (DISC), one of Southern California’s leading providers of sports medicine and minimally invasive spinal care, is supporting the LA Kings in their run for the playoffs by promoting a giveaway of officially licensed hockey merchandise. DISC is proud to announce a weekly Facebook drawing...

2014-01-21 23:03:05

In the past, a person with serious back issues would have to undergo an intensive surgical procedure that could lead to a lengthy hospital stay and painful rehabilitation process. But thanks to the advent of minimally invasive spine surgery, this is no longer the case, and the specialists at DISC Sports & Spine Center are offering tips geared toward three common back problems that may be relieved using minimally invasive techniques. Marina Del Rey, CA (PRWEB) January 21, 2014 One of...

2013-12-20 23:03:20

Osteoarthritic knee pain sufferers often assume that they will either have to put up with the pain or have major surgery, but a promising third option exists for those who are willing to look into the possibility of fluid joint therapy. The specialists at DISC Sports & Spine Center (DISC) are offering tips aimed at persons interested in this therapy, a painless in-office injection that may act as a solution to osteoarthritis knee. Marina Del Rey, CA (PRWEB) December 20, 2013 The...