News Tips & Features

Diagnosis of Fibromyalgia and Spondyloarthritis Impacts Treatment Decisions

February 20, 2018

Diagnosis of Fibromyalgia and Spondyloarthritis Impacts Treatment Decisions

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Spine Community News:  Fibromaylgia (FM) is a disorder of the central nervous system that is associated with chronic widespread pain, […]

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Tags: back pain, Fibromyalgia, News Tips and Features, spondyloarthritis, treatment


The Gut Microbiome and Inflammatory arthritis

February 13, 2018

The Gut Microbiome and Inflammatory arthritis

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Spine Community News:s The human body is a combination of trillions of human cells and an equal number of bacteria […]

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Tags: Ankylosing Spondylitis, Ankylosing Spondylitis (AS), Gut Microbiome, Inflammatory arthritis, inflammatory bowel disease., News Tips and Features, probiotics, rheumatoid arthritis, systemic inflammation


American College of Rheumatology Recommends Biosiimilar Use in New White Paper

February 8, 2018

American College of Rheumatology Recommends Biosiimilar Use in New White Paper

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The American College of Rheumatology (ACR) has published a new white paper “The Science Behind Biosimilars – Entering a New […]

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Update of Treat to Target Recommendations for Axial Spondylitis

February 7, 2018

Update of Treat to Target Recommendations for Axial Spondylitis

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Spine Community News:  A 2017 international committee of experts met to assess and revise its earlier recommendations regarding treating to […]

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Tags: Axial Spondylitis, guidelines, News Tips and Features, treat to target


Long-term Benefit of Cosentyx in Ankylosing Spondylitis

January 22, 2018

Long-term Benefit of Cosentyx in Ankylosing Spondylitis

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Spine Community News: Cosentyx (secukinumab) is an anti-interleukin-17A monoclonal antibody that is approved for the treatment of ankylosing spondylitis (AS).  […]

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Tags: Ankylosing Spondylitis, anti-interleukin-17A, Cosentyx, Dr Borenstein, News Tips and Features, secukinumab, Spine Community News


What Causes Upper Back Pain and What to do About it

January 17, 2018

What Causes Upper Back Pain and What to do About it

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Spine Community News: With low back pain afflicting 8 of 10 Americans at some point in their lives, some of […]

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Ankylosing Spondylitis and The Risk of Osteoporosis

January 16, 2018

Ankylosing Spondylitis and The Risk of Osteoporosis

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Spine Community News: Ankylosing Spondylitis (AS) is an inflammatory arthritis of the spine usually associated with calcification of spinous structures, […]

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Tags: Ankylosing Spondylitis, News Tips and Features, Osteoporosis


Ask The Expert About Ankylosing Spondylitis Back Pain and other Inflammatory/Arthritic Conditions of The Spine

January 15, 2018

Ask The Expert About Ankylosing Spondylitis Back Pain and other Inflammatory/Arthritic Conditions of The Spine

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TheSpineCommunity Presents: Ask the Expert Series with Dr. David Borenstein TheSpineCommunity Presents: Ask the Expert Series David G. Borenstein, MD […]

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Osteoporosis: What You Need to Know About Current Treatment Guidelines

January 8, 2018

Osteoporosis: What You Need to Know About Current Treatment Guidelines

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TheSpineCommunity NEWS: Osteoporosis (OP) is a serious illness associated with significant disability and possible mortality.  The illness is underdiagnosed in […]

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MRI Appears to be Insensitive Predictor of Low Back Pain Origin

January 5, 2018

MRI Appears to be Insensitive Predictor of Low Back Pain Origin

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Spine Community News: Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) revolutionized medical practice in the 20th century.  This technique allowed physicians to look […]

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