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  • Step-by-step exercises for a stronger back

    Are you neglecting or even unaware of the muscles in your back? If so, you're putting yourself at risk.

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  • Spine Physical Therapy vs. Opioids: Get Past the Hurdles

    Opioids are also very often prescribed for chronic pain. But there's another, often more effective way to address your pain, if you're willing to do a little work. And that is spine physical therapy.

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  • Cervical Artificial Disc Replacement Outcomes at 5 to 10 Years

    “Cervical disc replacement is one of the most rigorously studied procedures we have in spine surgery,” Dr. Frank M. Phillips told attendees at the International Society for the Advancement of Spine Surgery’s (ISASS) 19th Annual Conference held April 3 to 5, 2019 in Anaheim, CA. Data consistently show that artificial disc replacement is safe and effective for the treatment of cervical disc degeneration with radiculopathy and/or myelopathy and demonstrates superiority over anterior cervical discectomy and fusion (ACDF) in both short-term and longer-term follow-up studies, he said.

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  • Surgery for herniated discs in neck can be safely performed in outpatient setting

    Surgery to remove multiple herniated or degenerated discs in the neck, a procedure known as anterior cervical discectomy and fusion (ACDF), can be safely performed in an outpatient setting in select patients, according to a study at Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) in New York City.

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  • What is wryneck and how is it treated?

    Wryneck occurs when the neck muscles twist beyond their usual capacity, causing the head to tilt. The condition is also known as torticollis or loxia.

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  • How to strengthen the lower back

    Doing exercises to strengthen the lower back can help alleviate and prevent lower back pain. It can also strengthen the core, leg, and arm muscles.

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  • Health insurer policies may discourage use of non-opioid alternatives for lower back pain

    Public and private health insurance policies in the U.S. are missing important opportunities to encourage the use of physical therapy, psychological counseling and other non-drug alternatives to opioid medication for treating lower back pain

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  • New gene variants associated with chronic back pain

    Chronic back pain is the number one cause of years lived with disability worldwide. Medical researchers have now identified three novel genetic variants associated with chronic back pain.

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  • How do you get rid of a lower back spasm?

    Lower back spasms can be annoying and painful, but they are treatable. Certain remedies and lifestyle changes can help reduce the pain and frequency of back spasms.

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  • Can neck pain be a sign of something serious?

    It is common for people to experience pain in the right side of the neck. In most cases, the pain occurs due to a muscle strain or another benign cause. People can often treat their pain using home remedies and medications. However, for severe or prolonged neck pain, it is best to see a doctor.

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