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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...

2011-03-25 05:00:00

NATIONAL HARBOR, Md., March 25, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Patients treated for lumbar spinal stenosis (LSS) with the mild decompression procedure (an alternative to open spinal surgery for many patients), reported sustained improvements in pain and mobility at one year and had no serious adverse events occur, according to the first multi-center one-year post-study follow-up of this patient cohort. Results from this prospective, evidence-based study were presented today at the American...

2011-03-22 21:45:04

Hospital costs for artificial disc replacement were 49 percent lower and patients were four times less likely to need additional surgery, 2 studies find When physical therapy and drugs fail to relieve back or neck pain, patients often turn to spinal fusion surgery as a last resort, but two new studies show that in certain situations, especially when several discs are involved, artificial disc replacement may give better long-term results at lower cost. Hospital costs for artificial disc...

2011-03-02 00:00:27

Effective and non-invasive treatments provided by ProRehab physical therapists help alleviate back pain, often at a lower cost and with less risk than alternatives. A sharp increase in the number of treatments and tests for back pain in adults has recently been reported by the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), the Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine and the Wall Street Journal. These findings were not paired with increases in the number of patients with back...