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2011-12-21 06:23:47

(Ivanhoe Newswire) — Routine expensive MRI imaging doesn´t improve the treatment of patients who need steroid injections into their spinal column to relieve pain, according to this study. In addition, MRIs play a minor role in a doctor´s decision to give epidural steroid injections (ESIs), the most common procedure performed at pain clinics in the U.S. "Our results suggest that MRI is unlikely to avert a procedure, diminish complications or improve outcomes," study leader...

2011-11-25 08:00:00

From a recent discussion with Dr. Liu, "wisdom is not the only attribute that increases with age": "By the time we reach fifty, 85 percent of us will show evidence of disc degeneration." Degenerative disc disease is one of the most common causes of low back pain, which afflicts more than 65 million Americans a year. Edison, NJ (PRWEB) November 25, 2011 "Wisdom is not the only attribute that increases with age", "By the time we reach fifty, 85 percent of us will show evidence of disc...

2011-11-03 12:00:00

HydroCision Inc., a privately held medical device company, today announced the launch of its new patient website dedicated to educating patients about back pain and its novel out-patient procedure for herniated disc treatment called Hydrodiscectomy. North Billerica, MA (PRWEB) November 03, 2011 HydroCision Inc., a privately held medical device company, today announced the launch of its new patient website dedicated to educating patients about back pain and its novel out-patient procedure...

2011-09-21 13:09:21

Findings aim to help patients and surgeons address potential risks before surgical procedures In the last 20 years, due to diagnostic and surgical advances, more and more patients have become appropriate candidates for spine surgery, and the number of these procedures performed has risen significantly. While medical experts acknowledge the potential benefits of spine surgery, they also understand that complications can reduce the success in the short and long term. “Complications...

2011-09-20 04:00:00

Mina Foroohar, MD, a board-certified neurosurgeon in Arlington Heights, Illinois, performs more neck disc surgery procedures than all other spine surgeons at Northwest Community Hospital combined. Dr. Forooharâs minimally invasive surgical technique for anterior cervical discectomy with fusion enables most patients to go home the next day. Arlington Heights, Illinois (PRWEB) September 20, 2011 Chicago-area board-certified neurosurgeon Mina Foroohar, MD, FACS, does more than...


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