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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...

2014-05-19 23:04:31

With summer nearly here, Dr. Joseph Horrigan of the DISC Sports & Spine Center is offering injury prevention tips to all those descending on the water to beat the heat. Marina Del Rey, California (PRWEB) May 19, 2014 As summer lures millions of people back to their pools and local beaches, many swimmers are unaware of the injury dangers they face, and the simple preventative measures that could save them a lot of pain. According to Dr. Joseph Horrigan, Director of The Soft Tissue...

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...

2014-04-01 23:03:26

Medical experts Dr. Sarah Miller and Dr. Joseph Horrigan weigh in and offer helpful tips on navigating flip-flop weather patterns with less pain. Marina Del Rey, CA (PRWEB) April 01, 2014 “A storm is coming…I feel it in my joints.” For many of the estimated 52.5 million arthritis sufferers in the United States (according to the CDC), these words are familiar. Yet, can arthritic joints really predict the weather? Once written off as an old wives’ tale, this kind of prediction is...

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...

2014-01-28 23:03:50

For Orthopedic Surgeon Dr. Andrew Bulczynski of the DISC Sports & Spine Center, prevention is key. Marina Del Rey, CA (PRWEB) January 28, 2014 With more than 19 million Americans predicted to ski or ride this winter, many will undoubtedly hit the slopes with little to no preparation. The result can mean injury or worse. According to Dr. Andrew Bulczynski, an orthopedic surgeon at DISC Sports & Spine Center who works regularly with Red Bull athletes, eight tips can greatly reduce...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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