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2013-11-08 23:20:29

Join DMG Productions as they explore key issues that are impacting our world. (PRWEB) November 08, 2013 DMG Productions is proud to announce an upcoming episode of Innovations with Ed Begley, Jr., airing on Monday, November 18, 2013 at 7:00 a.m. EST via Discovery Channel. In this episode of Innovations, viewers will learn about Knee Creations and their Subchondroplasty® procedure, a minimally invasive surgical intervention that treats bone defects by filling them with a biomimetic...

2013-11-07 23:34:32

A new randomized, controlled trial(RCT) is the fourth RCT to provide evidence for the efficacy of etanercept for intervertebral disc-related pain. The first human data regarding the effectiveness of etanercept for sciatica was reported by the Institute of Neurological Recovery more than a decade earlier. Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) November 07, 2013 A new randomized clinical trial (RCT) published in the November 1, 2013 issue of the journal Spine (1) provides new evidence for the...

2013-11-07 23:34:13

Atlantic Spine Center Announces Free Spine Seminars with Keynote Speakers Dr. Liu and Dr. Frazier, to Discuss the Benefits of Minimally Invasive Solutions vs. Radical Open Back Surgeries for November Seminars West Orange, NJ (PRWEB) November 07, 2013 Dr. Kaixuan Liu, considered a leader in minimally invasive endoscopic spine surgery, announced today the time and location of the next two spine education seminars that will be held in November to discuss the benefits of minimally invasive...

2013-10-29 23:36:40

Improved Treatments for Stenosis Can Ease Pain with Great Results Houston, TX (PRWEB) October 29, 2013 When individuals are coping with regular or recurring back pain, they will do everything possible to find relief. Whether pain is intermittent or constant, it can be debilitating to a person’s way of life. Ultimately, the pain may detract from a person’s ability to earn a living, to spend time with family and friends and more. Stenosis is just one of many conditions that can result...

2013-10-29 08:33:23

Pain Physician Journal Publishes Results that Show Significantly Better Pain Improvement and Fewer New Fractures with Kiva SANTA CLARA, Calif., Oct. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- An independent evaluation of the safety and effectiveness of the Kiva VCF Treatment System, developed by Benvenue Medical, Inc., compared with balloon kyphoplasty, found that Kiva delivered significant improvements in back pain. The Kiva system also resulted in significantly fewer new fractures and half the mean cement...

2013-10-26 00:21:35

Dr. Rezaian and the team at the California Orthopaedic Medical Clinic provide L.A. residents with truly cutting-edge and phenomenally effective treatment for back pain. LOS ANGELES, Oct. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Though nearly 85% of L.A. residents are affected by back pain at some point in their lives, undergoing spine surgery in Los Angeles has often proven to be a significant challenge. Traditionally, back pain treatment has been a daunting procedure requiring general anesthesia...

2013-10-25 23:19:51

The Bonati Spine Institute discusses the prevalence of bone spurs in athletes and how they are treated. Hudson, FL (PRWEB) October 25, 2013 Baseball season is rounding down, the regular season is over and it has been announced that several players will be undergoing treatment for bone spurs. Toronto Blue Jays pitcher Josh Johnson and Chicago Cubs pitcher Zach Putnam both underwent treatment in early October for treatment for their bone spurs. The Bonati Spine Institute explains what bone...

2013-10-25 10:28:19

Performing surgery to take pressure off the spine after a traumatic injury soon after the event could prevent or reverse some of the secondary damage caused by swelling and decreased blood flow to the injured spine. However, strong evidence to support early spinal surgery is lacking, mainly because the available study data cannot be easily compared, as explained in a review of this controversial field published in Journal of Neurotrauma, a peer-reviewed journal from Mary Ann Liebert, Inc.,...

2013-10-24 23:20:01

Although many jobs can contribute to back pain, there are ways to prevent the risk while in the workplace. The specialists at DISC Sports & Spine Center have compiled safety tips to help reduce back pain for people in a variety of occupations. Marina Del Rey, California (PRWEB) October 24, 2013 No matter what line of work or demographic, chances are there are certain actions that could leave a person susceptible to back pain. DISC Sports & Spine Center (DISC), a leader in the...

2013-10-21 23:29:22

DMG Productions explores the latest advancements in surgical innovations. Jupiter, FL (PRWEB) October 21, 2013 Vertos Medical, which has developed an innovative, minimally invasive treatment for lumbar spinal stenosis (LSS), will be featured in an upcoming episode of Health Heroes, airing on Fox Business on Sunday, October 27, 2013, at 5:30 p.m. EDT. Viewers will learn about Vertos Medical’s mild® (minimally invasive lumbar decompression), a short, outpatient procedure that is...


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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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