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2011-05-13 11:21:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., May 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Tom Corbett will undergo back surgery for treatment of spinal stenosis on Monday morning, May 16, at Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh. The surgery, to be performed by orthopaedic spinal specialist Dr. Mark A. Fye and orthopaedic surgeon Dr. Patrick J. DeMeo, is considered to be a routine procedure, but will require Corbett to stay in the hospital one or two days. Corbett expects to resume his duties by Tuesday,...

2011-05-13 00:00:29

A Doctor In Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin Offers Alternative Pain Relief Methods For People Who Continue To Have Pain After Back Surgery Menomonee Falls, WI (PRWEB) May 12, 2011 There have been four major scientific studies that show spinal fusion surgery can be ineffective and harmful to patients. One of the studies that appeared in the journal, Spine, reported that patients who undergo this surgery, return to equivalent pre-operation pain levels, within two years. (SPINE 2001;26:2521-2532)...

2011-05-11 00:00:28

Dr. Eben Davis, founder of Executive Express Chiropractic and Spinal Decompression in downtown San Francisco recently performed spinal disc decompression treatment number 10,000. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) May 09, 2011 Non-surgical spinal decompression is performed on a computerized machine that is designed and built to treat conditions such as herniated and bulging discs, degenerative disc disease, spinal stenosis, and facet syndrome. The machines that are used at San Francisco Spinal...

2011-05-04 09:21:00

TAMPA, Fla., May 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Phil Garcia, president of The Spine Foundation (http://www.TheSpineFoundation.org), an organization focused on providing patients with financial support and services essential to treat spinal conditions and disorders, has announced that it will fund a group of volunteers that will travel to Ecuador on a general medical and orthopedic mission trip. The group, consisting of three medical providers, three registered nurses and nine staff members, will...

2011-05-02 00:00:03

Are you suffering from neck, back or sciatic pain? Have you been diagnosed with a herniated disc or stenosis? A new non-invasive, non-surgical therapy is now available in Buffalo Grove and Elgin Illinois, near Chicago. It's called Spinal Decompression. Buffalo Grove, Illinois (PRWEB) April 30, 2011 Progressive Health and Rehabilitation in Buffalo Grove has been the leading treatment center for chronic back pain and is known for using non-surgical techniques. It has established itself as one...

2011-04-11 22:26:38

A new surgery for cervical disc disease in the neck may restore range of motion and reduce repeat surgeries in some younger patients, according to a team of neurosurgeons from the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) and several other medical centers that analyzed three large, randomized clinical trials comparing two different surgeries. More than 200,000 Americans undergo surgery every year to alleviate pain and muscle weakness from the debilitating condition caused by herniated...

2011-04-11 14:02:00

AUBURN, Maine, April 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Maine Spinecare, a new regional center for the treatment of back and neck problems, has opened at 690 Minot Avenue In Auburn. Maine Spinecare has partnered with PRIZM Development to bring to Maine a spine Center of Excellence joining a network of similar centers across the country. Maine Spinecare combines the expertise of multiple spine care specialists in a single location to maximize efficiency and improve care for patients. Staffing...

2011-04-06 08:00:00

KARLSRUHE, Germany, April 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- joimax(R) GmbH holds the 2nd International TESSYS(R) User Meeting in Denver, USA on April 9th and 10th. At this event, the Karlsruhe based medical device company starts the celebration activities on the occasion of its 10th anniversary in Germany and its 5th year of existence worldwide - a special occasion in combination with the AANS Annual Scientific Meeting (American Association of Neurological Surgeons) from April 9th - 13th, 2011....

2011-04-04 08:29:00

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., April 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Bill Horne, CEO of Laser Spine Institute (http://www.laserspineinstitute.com), the leader in endoscopic spine surgery, has announced that Stacy Danahy, director of nursing for Laser Spine Institute's Scottsdale facility, has won the Arizona Health Care Leadership Award (HCLA) in the field of Nurses and Nursing Advocates. Danahy was recognized at the AzBusiness magazine Health Care Leadership Awards ceremony held on March 8 at the Ritz...

2011-03-30 11:40:00

TAMPA, Fla., March 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Bill Horne, CEO of Laser Spine Institute (http://www.laserspineinstitute.com), the leader in endoscopic spine surgery, has announced that John A. Polikandriotis Ph.D. MBA, senior director of strategic initiatives, Dr. Michael W. Perry, medical director, and Dr. Vernon R. Morris, spine surgeon, have been published in the April edition of the Journal of Musculoskeletal Medicine. The peer reviewed study, titled "Surgery without Instrumentation for...


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