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2011-02-21 16:01:00

MILLBURN, N.J., Feb. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- HCG Diet Doctor announces the launch of a new group of interactive web sites focused on some of the most talked about, blogged about, and revolutionary new treatments for depression, foot care, and spinal surgery, as well as a revolutionary diet that has been changing people's lives. The country has witnessed the devastating effects when psychiatric medications are incorrectly prescribed to an uneducated patient. The following sites in part to...

2011-01-29 00:02:01

Spine expert Dr. Lui on a better way to treat that pain in your neck Edison, NJ (PRWEB) January 28, 2011 A serious car accident left Michelle Petigny, 40-something from Manhattan, in pain most of the time from the spring of 2004 through the autumn of 2009. Severe cervical disc herniations"”a protrusion of the gel-like material of the discs in her neck and lower back"”had left her incapacitated, with near-constant pain in her head, neck, shoulders, upper and lower back. "In 5...

2011-01-12 07:30:00

AUDUBON, Pa., Jan. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Globus Medical, Inc., the largest privately held spinal implant manufacturer in the world, today announced that it has acquired substantially all of the assets of Facet Solutions, Inc. of Hopkinton, Mass. The terms of the acquisition are undisclosed. Facet Solutions Inc., a leader in the development of total facet arthroplasty devices, has been actively involved the development of facet arthroplasty devices since 2003 and has completed pilot...

2011-01-04 00:00:40

Top endoscopic spine surgeon Dr. Kaixuan Liu explains in cases of contained herniation, when the disc nucleus has not broken through the annulus, a new minimally invasive procedure called an endoscopic laser discectomy can be performed which uses a laser to repair the disc. Edison, NJ (PRWEB) January 3, 2011 At any given time, an estimated 15 percent of Americans suffer from low back pain, the vast majority of which can be traced to what doctors call a herniated or ruptured disc (and the...

2010-12-23 00:00:50

By strategically partnering with investors and allying with physicians, Spinal Aid Centers of America plans to bring the medical breakthrough to the 130+ millions of back pain sufferers in major markets across the nation. Clearwater, FL (PRWEB) December 22, 2010 Just five years ago, CNN/Money listed Spinal Aid "among the franchises with the brightest future." Today Spinal Aid claims to have the answer to the nation's leading cause of visits to primary health care providers"¦back...

2010-11-29 14:55:16

Lower back pain affects many people and may be caused by degeneration of the discs between the vertebrae. Treatment for the condition using stem cells may be an alternative to today's surgical procedures. This is the conclusion of a thesis presented at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden. The cells in a degenerated intervertebral disc (which are mainly made of cartilage) no longer work normally. This leads to the disc drying out, which impairs its function and leads to lower back...

2010-11-17 17:31:40

Results of a Toronto Western Hospital study show that patients suffering back pain get quicker diagnosis and treatment when a Nurse Practitioner conducts the first examination. Traditionally, patients face long and anxiety-ridden wait times - up to 52 weeks "“ before an initial examination by a spine surgeon. Results from the year long TWH study showed wait times for patients examined by a Nurse Practitioner were significantly shorter, ranging from 10 to 21 weeks. "Waiting times for...

2010-11-17 17:03:12

Study reports 100 percent agreement on clinical diagnosis and 96 percent patient satisfaction Ninety-six per cent of patients with back problems were satisfied with the assessment carried out by a specially trained nurse practitioner, according to a study in the December issue of the Journal of Advanced Nursing. Seventy-four per cent were happy to see her rather than wait up to a year to see a surgeon, with less than a quarter of those who preferred to see a surgeon saying that the extra wait...

2010-09-14 06:40:00

IRVINE, California/> and KARLSRUHE, Germany/>, September 14, 2010/> /PRNewswire/ -- Just in time before the major international fall congresses joimax(R) launches the "Shrill(R)", another technical highlight for the broader application of the TESSYS(R) spine surgery technique. This multifunctional drill and resection system removes both soft and solid structures effortlessly and safely and hence completes the TESSYS(R) method for stenotic patients. The obvious advantages for the...

2010-09-13 09:00:00

HOUSTON, Sept. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- North American Spine is pleased to announce that Kenneth Alo, M.D. has joined to help further the advancement of minimally invasive pain treatment techniques used to both diagnose and treat inter-vertebral lumbar discs, spinal stenosis and many other causes of back pain. North American Spine's physicians treat chronic pain of the spine using the latest technology and a unique procedure called the AccuraScope(TM). North American Spine's trained physicians...