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2014-04-15 23:11:56

Thousands of Americans suffer from low back and sciatic pain. Now, a local medical office is offering a cutting edge therapy for low back pain and sciatic pain sufferers. Bolingbrook, IL (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 Recent reports by the American Medical Association show that over 80% of Americans will suffer low back pain at least once in their lives. Oftentimes, low back and sciatic pain can happen as a result of vertebral disc herniations or bulges. Until now, disc herniations could only...

2014-04-14 12:37:49

Estimated Expenditure Tops $10 Billion; Afflicted Patients among Bottom 20% for Quality of Life SAN JOSE, Calif., April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SI-BONE, Inc. (San Jose, California), a medical device company that has pioneered the use of the iFuse Implant System(®), a minimally invasive surgical (MIS) device used to fuse the sacroiliac (SI) joint for sacroiliac joint disruptions and degenerative sacroiliitis, announced today the publication of three new clinical articles that...

2014-04-14 12:34:09

DUBLIN, Apr. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/n4bj2c/global_minimally ) has announced the addition of the "Global Minimally Invasive VCF Devices Market Report" report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) The analysts forecast the Global Minimally Invasive VCF Devices market to grow at a CAGR of 10.12 percent over the period 2012-2016. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth...

2014-04-01 14:25:06

Researchers from Syracuse, New York, report a new, highly accurate, neuromonitoring method that can be used during thoracic spine surgery to prevent malpositioning of pedicle screws such that they enter the spinal canal and possibly cause postoperative neurological impairment. Findings of this prospective, blinded, and randomized study are reported and discussed in two companion papers published today online, ahead of print, in the Journal of Neurosurgery: Spine, specifically "Neuromonitoring...

2014-03-29 23:04:29

Back Pain Treatment Locations in Point Pleasant, Jackson, and Barnegat Point Pleasant, NJ (PRWEB) March 29, 2014 Northeast Spine and Sports, a multi-specialty medical group with three locations throughout Ocean County, NJ, is offering patients the chance to eliminate their chronic back or neck pain without surgery and without any powerful medications. Using the Vax-D spinal decompression technology, the medical professionals at Northeast Spine and Sports treat a variety of conditions...

2014-03-27 23:25:37

Out with the old, in with the new: Suggestions for better back care habits from one of Florida’s top Spine Surgeons. Palm Beach Gardens, Florida (PRWEB) March 27, 2014 So the saying goes: Practice something daily for 3 weeks and it becomes a routine habit for your body. Why not consider some “spring cleaning” in the habits department for better back health? Dr. Scott Katzman, spine surgeon at Orthopedic and Laser Spine Surgery, encourages preventative back care to help avoid long...

2014-03-26 11:21:12

Live conference and monitoring improve results at Virginia Mason and Group Health A new team approach has improved safety—reducing rates of major complications by two thirds—for complex spinal reconstructive surgery for spinal deformity in adult Group Health patients at Virginia Mason Hospital & Seattle Medical Center. An article in the March issue of Spine Deformity gives a detailed description of the standardized protocol before, during, and after the surgery, stressing the new...

2014-03-17 08:28:00

ROCKVILLE, Md., March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Neuralstem, Inc. (NYSE MKT: CUR) announced that the final results from the Phase I safety trial using NSI-566 spinal cord stem cells in the treatment of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS or Lou Gehrig's disease) were published in the peer-reviewed journal, "Annals of Neurology" http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/ana.24113/full. In "Intraspinal Neural Stem Cell Transplantation in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis: Phase I Trial...

2014-03-15 23:03:58

Stop Sciatica In 8 Minutes Review is the latest program developed by Steven Guo, who promises to teach people how to cure sciatica naturally and effectively. An overview on the website Vinaf.com shows if the program is good for people to use. New York, NY (PRWEB) March 15, 2014 Stop Sciatica In 8 Minutes was created by Steven Guo, who had many years of experience in studying sciatica treatments. In the program, people will learn how cure their sciatica naturally without using any...

2014-03-12 23:30:47

Houston-area Company Now Provides New Treatments to Address Sciatica Houston, TX (PRWEB) March 12, 2014 The sciatic nerve is the widest and longest single nerve in the human body—running from the lower back through the buttock to the lower limbs. Thus sciatica is named after the compression or irritation of this particular nerve. Gulf Coast Spine Care, which is based in Houston, has recently rolled out new treatment plans to treat this condition. Sciatica—which is also known as lumbar...


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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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