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Latest Spinal stenosis Stories

2011-12-21 06:23:47

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.

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

2011-09-21 13:09:21

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.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.