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Weekend Warriors and Risk of Spinal Injury-Tips on Protecting the Back

April 27th, 2017

Weekend Warriors and Risk of Spinal Injury-Tips on Protecting the Back

Spring is here…finally! Every year, we welcome the arrival of mild weather and look forward to the weekends, when we […]


Do Intervertebral Discs Feel Pain?

April 11th, 2017

Do Intervertebral Discs Feel Pain?

Intervertebral discs are the cushions between the vertebral bodies, the bones that make up the spine.  Normal discs move as […]


Study Results Suggest Discography Has Outlived Its Utility

April 4th, 2017

Study Results Suggest Discography Has Outlived Its Utility

The never ending problem facing physicians responsible for the care of back pain patients is the identification of the source […]


Treatment for Anterior Uveitis, an Extraspinal Manifestation of Ankylosing Spondylitis

March 15th, 2017

Treatment for Anterior Uveitis, an Extraspinal Manifestation of Ankylosing Spondylitis

David Borenstein, MD Executive Editor theSpineCommunity One of my patients described the pain associated with anterior uveitis as being stabbed […]


One in Five Americans Have Arthritis

March 14th, 2017

One in Five Americans Have Arthritis

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has analyzed 2013–2015 the National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) to provide prevalence […]


Long term Biologic Therapy Needed for Maximum Benefit in AS patients

March 6th, 2017

Long term Biologic Therapy Needed for Maximum Benefit in AS patients

David Borenstein, MD Executive Editor theSpineCommunity Biologic therapy is indicated for the treatment of ankylosing spondylitis (AS) has been demonstrated […]


Inform, Engage, Empower

February 10th, 2017

Inform, Engage, Empower

Make the most of your time with your rheumatologist by understanding the content and flow of a typical appointment. By […]


Precision Trial Suggests Celecoxib Safe for Arthritis

January 30th, 2017

Precision Trial Suggests Celecoxib Safe for Arthritis

DAVID BORENSTEIN, MD  EXECUTIVE EDITOR  THESPINECOMMUNITY.COM The results of the PRECISION trial (Prospective Randomized Evaluation of Celecoxib Integrated Safety versus […]


Heal Your Back-A Complete Guide

January 29th, 2017

Heal Your Back-A Complete Guide

Lower Your Risk For Back Pain With Prevention The concept of prevention does not have a great track record, and […]


EULAR 2016 Recommendations on Management of Early Arthritis

January 12th, 2017

EULAR 2016 Recommendations on Management of Early Arthritis

The European League Against Rheumatism (EULAR) have published an update to their 2007 recommendations for the management of early arthritis. […]


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