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2014-09-16 23:07:07

Expert spine surgeon Dr. Todd Gravori discusses spinal health in the wake of recent news stories about spinal injuries in the NFL Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 According to a recent article from the New York Times, NFL player David Wilson has retired after aggravating a neck injury he sustained in January. He initially had a herniated disc, and was then discovered to have spinal stenosis as well, which is a narrowing of the spinal canal that affects many adults and can...

2014-09-12 23:10:03

Spinal Recovery Guidelines Post Surgery Available on Spine Guide Houston, Texas (PRWEB) September 12, 2014 E-health center Spine Guide, best known for providing online guidance on spinal injuries and treatment, has recently announced that it has published a list of guidelines for people recovering from back pain management or surgery. The guidelines are meant to complement the wealth of information that the Spine Guide website has on all things spine-related. Although Spine Guide...

2014-09-04 23:11:26

The Doctors at SF Custom Chiropractic raises awareness of scoliosis and posture by performing backpack and health screenings for students during the 2014-2015 school year. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) September 04, 2014 National Backpack Awareness Day is September 17 this year. The doctors at SF Custom Chiropractic firmly believe in the mission statement of this day, which is to focus on student health and minimize back pain and neck pain. To honor National Backpack Awareness Day, the...

2014-09-03 12:31:34

Adoption of Premium-Priced Vertebral Augmentation Will Drive Market Growth, According to Findings from Decision Resources Group BURLINGTON, Mass., Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources Group finds that the global market for minimally invasive vertebral compression fracture (MIVCF) treatments will reach a value of $925 million by 2022, driven by an increasing prevalence of osteoporosis, which is largely the result of an aging population. In addition, marketing activity and positive...

2014-09-02 23:10:52

Multiple markets and categories garner recognition for spine provider Southlake, Texas (PRWEB) September 02, 2014 Spine Team Texas, provider of world-class spine care, received LIVING magazine’s annual Reader’s Choice ‘Best of 2014’ award based on readers’ nominations of their preferred providers in four markets: Northeast Tarrant County, Las Colinas & Coppell, Rockwall & Rowlett, and Keller & Haslet. “Spine Team Texas would like to thank our patients and the...

2014-08-29 23:08:27

Orthopedic and Laser Spine Surgery offers minimally invasive spine surgery techniques that are an endoscopic solution to several problematic back conditions. Boca Raton, Florida (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 In short, minimally invasive spine surgeries are procedures in which surgeons, like Dr. Scott Katzman of Orthopedic and Laser Spine Surgery, use very small endoscopic instruments to view and perform repairs. Problems with the discs, nerves and boney abnormalities on or around the vertebrae...

2014-08-28 23:18:30

Advanced Surgical Procedures Introduced for Spinal Treatment Houston, Texas (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 Spine Guide has built a reputation for itself as a prominent online source of information on spinal health. Now, the e-health site will offer new surgical procedures for back pain, or people suffering from back pain symptoms. Spine Guide specializes in three types of back surgery: sciatica surgery, cervical/neck surgery, and lumbar spine surgery. Some of the most common back pain symptoms...

2014-08-28 23:06:07

September is National Pain Awareness Month. These are eight steps you can take to help prevent becoming one of the 100 million Americans who suffer from chronic pain. Marina del Rey & Newport Beach, CA (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 As September marks National Pain Awareness Month, vital focus returns to the more than 100 million people who suffer from chronic pain in America (Institute of Medicine Report from the Committee on Advancing Pain Research, Care, and Education). Chronic pain,...

2014-08-21 23:14:02

The first lesson every college student learns is how to fit 300 square feet of belongings into 100 square feet of living space. Multipurpose is the key. The Body Archer, with its compact footprint and unique linear rocking design, combines the functionality of spine and upper body stretching with a super comfortable and portable desk chair for your college dorm. Burbank, CA (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 For many of us, August marks a sort of return to reality after a summer of late nights, lazy...

2014-08-18 23:10:59

Treatment Videos Now Available at E-Health Site Houston, Texas (PRWEB) August 18, 2014 Premier e-health site Spine Guide recently announced the addition of a series of health videos. The new addition is meant to further educate the general public about the different kinds of spinal ailments and how to treat them. The video resources are split into three categories: Spine Conditions, Spine/Non-Surgical Procedures, and Spine/Surgical Procedures. The new archive, currently consisting of 23...


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Laminotomy
2013-04-30 09:59:37

Laminotomy is a procedure that works to decompress the spinal nerve root and/ or spinal cord by removing part of a lamina of the vertebral arch. This started as a hemilaminectomy which is the removal of half of the lamina, left or right, but now is the removal of portions of both sides of the lamina to allow for vertebral stability. Laminotomy is most often accompanied by a facetectomy which is the decompression of a spinal nerve root. How it is Performed When a laminotomy is...

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