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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 [...]

10 06, 2015

High Resolution Ultrasound For Spine, Sports and Musculoskeletal Problems

By |2016-12-22T17:05:46+00:00June 10th, 2015|Musculoskeletal Conditions, Neck Pain, SI Joint Pain, Spine Care|Comments Off on High Resolution Ultrasound For Spine, Sports and Musculoskeletal Problems

Improving diagnostics and treatment of common musculoskeletal conditions: The use of ultrasound to evaluate musculoskeletal structures was first reported in 1958, and has rapidly expanded over the last five to ten years, mainly in the outpatient clinics of musculoskeletal-trained physicians. Injuries and soft-tissue structures are now viewed in real time, including injuries to muscle bellies, [...]

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 [...]

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, [...]

28 08, 2013

X-Ray Accuracy from Fluoroscopy

By |2016-12-22T17:05:49+00:00August 28th, 2013|Back Pain, Injection-Based Treatment, Minimally Invasive Procedures, Platelet-Rich Plasma Therapy, Spine Care|Comments Off on X-Ray Accuracy from Fluoroscopy

Fluoroscopy is an essential tool in many procedures, including the precise injections needed for many minimally invasive treatments for back pain. An accurate injection can mean lesser chance for complication and a greater likelihood of results. So-called blind injections often miss, sometimes up to 40% of the time. However, using fluoroscopy doctors can precisely visualize [...]

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 [...]

22 05, 2013

Taking Care of Your Spine

By |2016-12-22T17:05:50+00:00May 22nd, 2013|Back Pain, Minimally Invasive Procedures, Spine Care|Comments Off on Taking Care of Your Spine

Our bodies are amazing, but they can’t take sustained abuse without breaking down. The problem is, many times we don’t realize when we are hurting our bodies. Especially when it comes to injuring our backs, we aren’t as careful as we should be. Modern spine specialist can utilize a number of effective but minimally invasive [...]

24 01, 2013

Degenerative Disc Disease

By |2016-12-22T17:05:51+00:00January 24th, 2013|Back Pain, Minimally Invasive Procedures, Spine Care|Comments Off on Degenerative Disc Disease

Degenerative Disc Disease and Low Back Pain Degenerative Disc Disease (DDD) is a gradual process that may compromise the spine. Although DDD is relatively common, its effects are usually not severe enough to warrant medical attention. In this discussion we address DDD in the lumbar spine. Degenerative changes in the spine are often referred to [...]