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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. [...]

20 10, 2014

Dr. Adelman Speaks at World Congress of Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery and Techniques in Paris

By |2016-12-22T17:05:46+00:00October 20th, 2014|Diagnosing Back Pain, Herniated Disk, Minimally Invasive Procedures, Spine Care|Comments Off on Dr. Adelman Speaks at World Congress of Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery and Techniques in Paris

Dr. Adelman, an expert with extensive training in minimally invasive diagnostic and therapeutic procedures, spoke before an international audience this summer about his work. The World Congress of Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery and Techniques, held in Paris this year, is meant to increase collegiality among minimally invasive spine surgery (MISS) colleagues internationally. The congress provides [...]

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 [...]

30 09, 2013

Controlling Back Pain and Degenerative Disc Disease

By |2016-12-22T17:05:49+00:00September 30th, 2013|Back Pain, Diagnosing Back Pain, Lower Back Pain|Comments Off on Controlling Back Pain and Degenerative Disc Disease

“I suffered from fatigue and such debilitating low-back pain that made even walking almost unbearably painful. In fact, to get around, I had to have a handicap sticker on my car and much of the time, use a wheelchair. I was taking so much time off from work that I was afraid I might lose [...]

9 08, 2013

Modern Minimally Invasive Procedure for Back Pain

By |2016-12-22T17:05:49+00:00August 9th, 2013|Back Pain, Diagnosing Back Pain, Herniated Disk, Minimally Invasive Procedures, Spine Care|Comments Off on Modern Minimally Invasive Procedure for Back Pain

Modern medicine has discovered a minimally invasive way to use heat to relieve pain from spinal disc problems, and you may be a candidate to receive the procedure. Exercise, medication and therapy are often enough to get pesky back pain to leave you, but thousands upon thousands of people suffer from back pain that doesn’t [...]

5 06, 2013

A Guide To Back Pain Medications

By |2016-12-22T17:05:49+00:00June 5th, 2013|Back Pain, Diagnosing Back Pain, Minimally Invasive Procedures|Comments Off on A Guide To Back Pain Medications

Back pain can be a long-lasting, even life-altering condition that has varying levels of severity, and dealing with it can be a nightmare. A doctor will often prescribe medication to help you deal with pain, while other more long-term solutions are considered and carried out, such as therapy or a minimally invasive procedure.  For severe [...]

6 01, 2013

Herniated Discs

By |2016-12-22T17:05:52+00:00January 6th, 2013|Diagnosing Back Pain, Minimally Invasive Procedures, Spine Care|Comments Off on Herniated Discs

A common cause of low back and leg pain is a herniated or ruptured disc. Symptoms may include dull or sharp pain, muscle spasm or cramping, sciatica, and leg weakness or loss of leg function. Sneezing, coughing, or bending usually intensifies the pain. Rarely is bowel or bladder control lost, but if this occurs, seek [...]