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SPINAL STENOSIS NEWS TIPS & FEATURES

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

June 16th, 2017

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

By cancerconnect cancerconnect

The International Society for the Study of the Lumbar Spine (ISSLS) is a group of 250 members from around the world who are experts in the study and treatment of lumbar spine disorders.  In 2017, their annual meeting was held in Athens, Greece where over 300 presentations. Steven Atlas, MD and colleagues from the Massachusetts […]

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Tags: back pain, Herniated Discs, News Tips and Features, Spinal Stenosis


Opioids: Ineffective Therapy for Chronic Low Back Pain

November 16th, 2016

Opioids: Ineffective Therapy for Chronic Low Back Pain

By cancerconnect cancerconnect

By David Borenstein MD, Executive Editor, theSpineCommunity.com Prescription opioid or narcotic use is associated with an increasing number of deaths with approximately 20,000 victims in 2014 according to the National Center for Health Statistics from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). These unfortunate deaths have brought into question the benefit of opioid analgesics in […]

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Tags: Ankylosing Spondylitis (AS), Axial Spondyloarthropathy (axSpA), back strain, Herniated Discs, News Tips and Features, osteoarthritis, Spinal Stenosis, Spondylolysis/Spondylolisthesis


Why a Rheumatologist, Not a Spine Surgeon, Should Treat Your Back Pain

June 13th, 2016

Why a Rheumatologist, Not a Spine Surgeon, Should Treat Your Back Pain

By cancerconnect cancerconnect

By David Borenstein MD, Executive Editor, theSpineCommunity.com Back pain is a symptom or complaint associated with over 60 different illnesses. Most of these illnesses are treated with nonsurgical therapy. Rheumatologists are experts in nonsurgical therapy for the spine. They are the ideal place to start when you have back pain and a great source for a […]

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Tags: Herniated Discs, News Tips and Features, osteoarthritis, Spinal Stenosis


Strength Train at Home

April 29th, 2016

Strength Train at Home

By cancerconnect cancerconnect

Maintaining muscle strength through regular exercise as we age can help combat natural muscle loss, or sarcopenia. By Joan Pagano Sarco-What? Sarcopenia is the natural loss of muscle strength and function that occurs with aging. If you are over 40, you are already experiencing creeping muscle loss. Is it reversible? Yes—but only with an appropriate […]

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Tags: Ankylosing Spondylitis, back strain, Diffuse Idiopathic Skeletal Hyperostosis (DISH), Enteropathic Arthritis, Herniated Discs, News Tips and Features, osteoarthritis, Osteoporosis, Psoriatic Arthritis, Reactive Arthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, Scoliosis


Spinal Stenosis: To Fuse or Not To Fuse?

April 26th, 2016

Spinal Stenosis: To Fuse or Not To Fuse?

By cancerconnect cancerconnect

David Borenstein MD, Executive Editor TheSpineCommunity Spinal stenosis is a condition caused by too little room in the vertebral canal due to inflammation of the nerves from the spinal cord. When the nerve roots are compressed, the blood supply to the nerves is also indirectly compressed resulting in a set of symptoms called neurogenic claudication. […]

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Tags: News Tips and Features, Spinal Stenosis


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