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2014-03-12 00:22:34

Workplace Productivity a Significant Issue for Americans Suffering from Herniated Discs ROSEMONT, Ill., March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Annually, more than 10 million people experience back pain in the United States. More than 200,000 of these patients undergo surgery to alleviate pain due to a herniated disc. Surgery to remove the disc has been found to be an effective way to improve these patients' quality of life in cases where conservative treatment is ineffective, but...

2013-10-26 00:21:35

Dr. Rezaian and the team at the California Orthopaedic Medical Clinic provide L.A. residents with truly cutting-edge and phenomenally effective treatment for back pain. LOS ANGELES, Oct. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Though nearly 85% of L.A. residents are affected by back pain at some point in their lives, undergoing spine surgery in Los Angeles has often proven to be a significant challenge. Traditionally, back pain treatment has been a daunting procedure requiring general anesthesia...

2013-10-08 23:03:45

Atlantic Spine Center offers free seminars to anyone who is interested in learning more about endoscopic, minimally invasive surgery and would like to speak to Dr. Kaixuan Liu about back pain. (PRWEB) October 08, 2013 Chief Surgeon at Atlantic Spine Center, Dr. Kaixuan Liu, MD, PhD announces October seminars for back pain sufferers to be held in New Jersey. Dr. Liu, considered a leader in minimally invasive endoscopic spine surgery, announced today the time and location of the next two...

2013-08-28 16:23:47

Start the autumn/holiday period pain free with advanced, effective healing and sometimes instantaneous pain relief from Dr. S.M. Rezaian. LOS ANGELES, Aug. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Back pain is, let's be honest, horrible; if you're experiencing the pain and trouble of failed back surgery, then it's worse. The good news is that, thanks to the highly advanced herniated disc treatment known as universal endoscopic laser discectomy, the end of disc pain can be achieved. Developed by Dr....

2013-08-01 04:21:50

WOBURN, Mass., Aug. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Intrinsic Therapeutics today announced the enrollment of the 400(th) patient in a level 1, prospective, randomized, multi-center clinical trial evaluating the effectiveness of its Barricaid Prosthesis in improving outcomes for lumbar discectomy patients suffering from sciatica. The surgery was performed by Dr. Frederic Martens in Aalst, Belgium. The study is being conducted in Germany, Switzerland, Austria, and The Benelux with the goal of...

2013-07-16 16:26:00

FREDERICK, Md., July 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- American Spine physicians Dr. Atif B. Malik and Dr. Sandeep Sherlekar attended the International Society for Minimal Intervention in Spinal Surgery (ISMISS) meeting in Sapporo, Japan. Sapporo is the largest city on the northern Japanese island of Hokkaido and has been world famous since hosting the 1972 Olympic Winter Games. It is the administrative center of the island and has a unique history, being developed and modernized based on...

2013-07-16 12:27:28

Expands Portfolio to Include Complete Hardware Solutions for ACDF Spine Surgery ST. LOUIS, July 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ulrich medical USA, Inc., today announced the U.S. market release of the uCerv Interbody System which is a spinal implant device used for anterior cervical discectomy and fusion (ACDF) surgical procedures (C2-C7). The uCerv System consists of trapezoidal shaped implants that are available in a parallel or lordotic configuration of various heights (5mm-12mm) in...

2013-04-24 20:23:17

Dr. Seyed Rezaian and his team treat a variety of musculoskeletal disorders at the Beverly Hills Clinic. LOS ANGELES, April 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- If you happen to walk past the California Orthopaedic Medical Clinic, Inc. on Wilshire Boulevard in the heart of Beverly Hills, you might think of it as just another unassuming building, lodged somewhere between a yoga studio and a waxing salon. However, this sleek, demure building is the medical hub of Seyed M. Rezaian, M.D., Ph.D.,...

2013-03-15 12:28:49

GETTYSBURG, Pa., March 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- American Spine is proud to announce the expansion of our services to Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. Although our second out of state facility, this represents our first Pennsylvania location. Our recent collaboration with Dr. Khuram Sial in Southern California allows that patient population to benefit from the same minimally invasive spinal treatments, such as endoscopic discectomy, that we offer at American Spine in Maryland. "American Spine is...

2013-02-21 16:29:20

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The European Association of Research Groups for Spinal Osteosinthesis (ArgoSpine for short) recently had its 17(th) International ArgoSpine Symposium in Paris, France. ArgoSpine's website explains that the group was founded in 1996 to "encourage applied research in the area of spinal surgery" with the symposium serving as a great way to foster open interaction and innovation within the orthopedic and back pain treatment community. The director of...