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7 12, 2017

Dr. Adelman Teaches Course In Lumbar Endoscopic Spinal Decompression Conference

By |2017-12-12T17:44:48+00:00December 7th, 2017|Back Pain, Herniated Disk, Minimally Invasive Procedures|Comments Off on Dr. Adelman Teaches Course In Lumbar Endoscopic Spinal Decompression Conference

From November 3-5, a conference was held in Las Vegas to give education on lumbar endoscopic spinal decompression. The conference included 1 day of didactics and 1½ days of cadaver workshop. Lumbar endoscopic spinal decompression is a minimally invasive procedure that can help relieve pain, numbness and decreased mobility caused by nerve pressure created by [...]

12 12, 2016

Upcoming Education Course and Summit Show Growing Movement Behind MISS

By |2016-12-22T17:05:43+00:00December 12th, 2016|Back Pain, News|Comments Off on Upcoming Education Course and Summit Show Growing Movement Behind MISS

The American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians® has invited Dr. Adelman to assist in their upcoming Lumbar Endoscopic Spinal Decompression Course and Workshop in Memphis in March 2017. Dr. Adelman will be presenting on: Indications & Efficacy Transforaminal Endoscopic Surgery Technical Considerations: Disc Decompression L5/S1 Dr. Adelman will assist as an instructor at their cadaver workshop [...]

28 11, 2016

Know If You’re Covered: Navigating Health Insurance For 2017

By |2016-12-22T17:05:43+00:00November 28th, 2016|Minimally Invasive Procedures|Comments Off on Know If You’re Covered: Navigating Health Insurance For 2017

Open enrollment for health insurance started November 1, 2016, and goes until January 31, 2017. The uncertain healthcare world is leading many individuals and companies to make changes, or look for better options. Coverages are changing among the different insurers across the nation, including in Utah. Beginning next year, you may be surprised to find [...]

17 07, 2016

Sciatica

By |2016-12-22T17:05:43+00:00July 17th, 2016|Back Pain, buttock pain, Herniated Disk, Lower Back Pain, Minimally Invasive Procedures, Pinched Nerves, Sciatica Pain, Spine Care, Spine Test|Comments Off on Sciatica

When the largest and longest nerve in the human body is pinched, you can bet that some intense pain will follow. Sciatica is a condition describing the pain that results from the compression or irritation of the sciatic nerve. This large nerve, or bundle of fibers that transmits impulses of sensation to the spinal cord [...]

1 03, 2016

Erasing Risks of Back Surgery

By |2016-12-22T17:05:43+00:00March 1st, 2016|Diagnosing Back Pain, Minimally Invasive Procedures, Platelet-Rich Plasma Therapy, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Erasing Risks of Back Surgery

Years ago, fixing a herniated disc might have required a lengthy hospital stay and a heavy dose of pain. But modern surgical techniques, like selective endoscopic discectomy, make fixing herniated discs a less complicated affair. Once a spine specialist identifies that a spinal disc is herniated, protruded, extruded or degenerated, discectomy is a reliable solution. [...]

16 02, 2016

The Move Away From Fusion

By |2016-12-22T17:05:43+00:00February 16th, 2016|Back Pain|1 Comment

How treatment for back problems will never be the same Today’s surgical world is advancing at a breathtaking speed, quickly leaving behind invasive surgeries with long recoveries in favor of minimally invasive options. Back surgery is one such surgical field. Traditionally, when spinal discs degenerated or were damaged to a certain level of severity, spinal [...]

7 01, 2016

Minimally Invasive Treatment for Thoracic Disc Herniation

By |2016-01-07T18:49:04+00:00January 7th, 2016|Minimally Invasive Procedures|Comments Off on Minimally Invasive Treatment for Thoracic Disc Herniation

The spinal column has different names for different sections. At the top is the cervical, which includes vertebrae one through seven. Then comes the thoracic, which includes the next 12 vertebrae. Then comes the lumbar, then the sacral and finally the coccyx. Disc herniation generally occurs in the cervical or lumbar sections of the spine. [...]

30 12, 2015

A Special Invitation to Speak In China

By |2016-12-22T17:05:46+00:00December 30th, 2015|Back Pain, Lower Back Pain, Spine Care|Comments Off on A Special Invitation to Speak In China

Dr. Adelman is an increasingly renowned, internationally recognized expert on the forefront of modern spine surgery Spine surgery has been rapidly evolving over the past several years at The SMART Clinic. The first endoscopic minimally invasive lumbar discectomy procedure was performed at our clinic in 1999, and the demand for this truly minimal surgery is [...]

12 11, 2015

Defining Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery (MISS)

By |2016-12-22T17:05:46+00:00November 12th, 2015|Minimally Invasive Procedures|Comments Off on Defining Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery (MISS)

Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery treats spinal conditions without causing undue injury to surrounding soft tissues. The procedure uses a wide variety of advanced techniques, and a truly minimally invasive spine surgery utilizes an endoscope to perform the procedure through the smallest opening. Any other technique is not a true minimally invasive operation. Some advantages of [...]

27 07, 2015

The SMART Clinic Part of Research for New Method of Pain Mediation

By |2015-07-27T17:51:05+00:00July 27th, 2015|Joint Pain|Comments Off on The SMART Clinic Part of Research for New Method of Pain Mediation

The REGN475 study: A major research opportunity for patients suffering from hip or knee pain! Nerve Growth Factor (NGF) has recently emerged as a newly discovered mediator of pain. NGF causes pain in humans and animals and is found in increased concentrations in painful conditions. Inhibiting NGF reverses pain in animal and human models and [...]