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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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

23 06, 2015

The SMART Clinic is Selected for Worldwide Stem Cell Back Pain Research Study

By |2016-12-22T17:05:46+00:00June 23rd, 2015|Back Pain, Lower Back Pain|Comments Off on The SMART Clinic is Selected for Worldwide Stem Cell Back Pain Research Study

Stem Cell Treatment for Chronic Low Back Pain A regenerative medicine company has just begun a phase 3 clinical trial of an investigational stem cell product, which is being developed to target moderate to severe chronic low back pain due to moderately degenerated discs. The SMART Clinic physicians have been recruited to participate in this [...]

30 05, 2014

The SMART Clinic Key for Cancer Diagnosis

By |2016-12-22T17:05:47+00:00May 30th, 2014|Back Pain, Spine Care, Spine Test|Comments Off on The SMART Clinic Key for Cancer Diagnosis

KSL recently ran a story on Michelle Thompson, a woman in South Jordan, UT who was diagnosed with cancer. With the help of a newly-approved procedure that eliminates tumors along the spine, Michelle says she is "reversing a no-reversible trend," which is often not the case with cancer. The SMART Clinic physicians, including Dr. Adelman, [...]

17 03, 2014

All About Back Pain

By |2016-12-22T17:05:47+00:00March 17th, 2014|Back Pain, Lower Back Pain, Spine Care|Comments Off on All About Back Pain

It’s a little obvious and probably an understatement, but the spine is one of the most important parts of the body. It gives us freedom and flexibility to move and bend. Perhaps more importantly than that, it protects our spinal cord, which connects the brain to the rest of out body. Anytime we walk, run, [...]

25 02, 2014

The Difference Between Upper and Lower Back Pain

By |2016-12-22T17:05:47+00:00February 25th, 2014|Back Pain, Diagnosing Back Pain, Lower Back Pain|Comments Off on The Difference Between Upper and Lower Back Pain

Back pain is a relatively common problem among Americans. It can be a crippling problem, and can be difficult to deal with. Back pain can originate from various causes, and these causes can be different depending on if the pain is experienced in the upper back versus the lower back. Pain in the upper back [...]

21 02, 2014

What Conditions Can Lead to Back Surgery?

By |2016-12-22T17:05:47+00:00February 21st, 2014|Back Pain, Herniated Disk, Lower Back Pain, Minimally Invasive Procedures|Comments Off on What Conditions Can Lead to Back Surgery?

Back surgery is a significant undertaking. Often it involves an invasive surgery and a long recovery. Many causes of back pain can be solved with lifestyle changes or physical therapy, but there are some conditions and injuries that likely require back surgery to manage the problem. Those who have herniated discs may require back surgery [...]