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2013-12-31 23:20:13

Pittsburgh-based InventHelp is working to submit this idea, the Spinal Recovery, to companies in the hopes of a good faith review. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) December 31, 2013 Do you often feel discomfort or pain after sitting for long periods of time? Then you need the patent-pending SPINAL RECOVERY. This invention improves the health of the spine, neck and back by keeping the body properly aligned. In doing so, it reduces pain in the back and neck and relieves compression of the spine and...

2013-12-20 23:23:10

New Treatments Help Ease Pain from All Levels of Degenerative Disc Disease Houston, TX (PRWEB) December 20, 2013 Degenerative disc disease adversely affects the discs between the vertebrae that comprise the spine. As a result, it causes pain in the back, neck, or both. The level of pain is determined by the location and extent of disc damage. A progressive and debilitating condition, degenerative disc disease only gets worse with the passage of time, causing more problems for the patient...

2013-12-18 11:46:45

Fidgetin inhibition: Potential new therapeutic approach to promote tissue regeneration & repair of broken cell connections Suppressing the enzyme fidgetin promotes the re-growth of experimentally injured nerve cells and their connections, according to research with laboratory rats that will be presented Tuesday, Dec. 17, at the American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB) annual meeting in New Orleans. If additional studies confirm these results, fidgetin inhibition could be a potential...

2013-12-18 09:49:54

A systematic survey of the scientific literature shows that stem cell therapy can have a statistically significant impact on animal models of spinal cord injury, and points the way for future studies. Spinal cord injuries are mostly caused by trauma, often incurred in road traffic or sporting incidents, often with devastating and irreversible consequences, and unfortunately having a relatively high prevalence (250,000 patients in the USA; 80% of cases are male). High-profile campaigners...

2013-12-15 23:03:26

New Treatments Available to Those with Back Pain from Pinched Nerves Houston, TX (PRWEB) December 15, 2013 Pinched nerves can cause an incredible amount of pain. The pain will continue to grow in intensity if the underlying condition goes without treatment, but there are several ways to address the problem and find pain relief. Gulf Coast Spine Care is now offering new effective treatments for this difficult condition. Gulf Coast Spine Care has board-certified surgeons on staff to handle...

2013-12-10 23:21:30

New ways of treating back pain are getting a lot of attention thanks to North American Spine and the AccuraScope Procedure. The minimally invasive surgery was featured on the nationally syndicated show "The Doctors". Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) December 10, 2013 New ways of treating back pain are getting a lot of attention thanks to North American Spine and the AccuraScope Procedure. The minimally invasive surgery was featured on the nationally syndicated show "The...

2013-12-10 23:03:08

Dr. Robert S. Bray, Jr. of the DISC Sports & Spine Center offers tips for determining when surgery is appropriate or not. Marina Del Rey, California (PRWEB) December 10, 2013 According to Dr. Robert S. Bray, Jr., a pioneering neurosurgeon and founder of DISC Sports & Spine Center (DISC), many Americans are being urged into spine surgeries they don’t really need. He further notes that nearly 80% of his own spine patients are able to improve their cases without surgery, by...

2013-12-06 23:20:33

Study suggests that patients who experienced a failed minimally invasive spine surgery prior to undergoing lumbar spinal fusion did not suffer inferior spinal fusion outcomes. Vail, CO (PRWEB) December 06, 2013 Dr. Donald S. Corenman - orthopedic spine surgeon at The Steadman Clinic in Vail, Colorado - recently completed research on the effects of failed less invasive spine surgery (LISS) on subsequent lumbar spinal fusion outcomes. The study tested the hypothesis: patients who suffered...

2013-12-04 23:27:50

Atlantic Spine Center Announces Free Upcoming December Spine Seminars with Keynote Speakers Dr. Kaixuan Liu and Dr. Daveed Frazier Discussing the Advantages of Endoscopic Procedures West Orange, NJ (PRWEB) December 04, 2013 Dr. Kaixuan Liu, considered a world leader in minimally invasive endoscopic spine surgery, announced today the times and locations of Atlantic Spine Center’s upcoming free December Spine Seminars, which will outline the benefits of minimally invasive spine solutions...


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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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