Have a Question about Ankylosing Spondylitis? Ask the Expert!

The SpineCommunity Presents: Ask the Expert with Dr. David Borenstein Ask the Expert: Focus on Ankylosing Spondylitis   TheSpineCommunity announces [...]

NSAIDs Decrease Risk of Colorectal Cancer

Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDS) are medicines that are used for the treatment of a wide range of musculoskeletal illnesses including [...]

The Lack of Benefit from Radiofrequency Denervation for Chronic Low Back Pain

Osteoarthritis is the most common form of arthritis that occurs as the musculoskeletal system ages.  As the joint cartilage thins, [...]

Acute Coronary Syndrome Increased in Early Rheumatoid Arthritis

Both men and women with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) have a higher risk of heart attack than the general population, possibly [...]

All Together Now

Group exercise provides an added dose of motivation and fun. By Laurie Wertich If you’re like most people, the thought [...]

Statin Drugs Used to Lower Cholesterol Appear to Reduce Mortality in Ankylosing spondylitis

There is an increased mortality of ankylosing spondylitis (AS) patients compared to the general population. Factors that contributed to this [...]

Duloxetine is effective as Pain Therapy for Chronic Low Back Pain

Drugs that are approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) go through clinical trials being evaluated in individuals who [...]

Do NSAIDs Increase the Risk of Heart Attacks?

Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) are the most commonly prescribed class of medicines used around the world, and are widely used [...]

Informed Spinal Stenosis and Herniated Disc Patients are More Satisfied and Have Less Pain and Disability

The International Society for the Study of the Lumbar Spine (ISSLS) is a group of 250 members from around the [...]

Weight Lifting without Back Injury; Technique with a dash of common sense

Dr. Kaliq Chang of Atlantic Spine Center Offers Advice, Tips on How to Avoid Back Injury When Strength Training or [...]

Know Your Rights

There are things you can do if your health plan won’t pay for your medical treatment or delays your care. [...]

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