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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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

15 01, 2014

What Puts Me at Risk for a Herniated Disc?

By |2016-12-22T17:05:47+00:00January 15th, 2014|Back Pain, Herniated Disk, Lower Back Pain, Minimally Invasive Procedures|Comments Off on What Puts Me at Risk for a Herniated Disc?

Herniated discs are not the most common back ailment, but they can occur at all ages. Typically, people ages 35 to 45 years old are most likely to suffer from a herniated disc, especially those who have jobs that require sitting for extended periods of time. A herniated disc can cause mild to severe back [...]

20 12, 2013

Finding Sciatica Pain Relief

By |2016-12-22T17:05:49+00:00December 20th, 2013|buttock pain, Herniated Disk, Lower Back Pain, Minimally Invasive Procedures, Pinched Nerves, Sciatica Pain|Comments Off on Finding Sciatica Pain Relief

It’s fair to expect pain from any kind of pinched nerve, let alone the longest nerve in the human body. Our sciatic nerve originates in the lower back, runs through our buttocks and terminates further down our leg. And even though it’s one of the most important nerves in our bodies, it’s famous for being [...]

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 [...]

27 06, 2013

Sacroiliac Joint Dysfunction and Lower Back Pain

By |2016-12-22T17:05:49+00:00June 27th, 2013|Back Pain, Lower Back Pain, SI Joint Pain|Comments Off on Sacroiliac Joint Dysfunction and Lower Back Pain

Low back pain affects 80% of Americans at some point in their lives. In The United States it is the most common cause of job-related disability, and a leading contributor to missed work.  Sacroiliac Joint Dysfunction or “SI Joint Pain” is a common cause of low back pain. This joint is shaped like an ear, [...]