Knowledge is power. Are you facing a new diagnosis or recurrence of Diffuse Idiopathic Skeletal Hyperostosis (DISH)? The Spine Community Diffuse Idiopathic Skeletal Hyperostosis (DISH) Information Center has current, evidence-based information for you. Get the facts about the prevention, treatment, and living with Diffuse Idiopathic Skeletal Hyperostosis (DISH). Stay up to date with news, tips, and features designed to keep you informed about the most recent developments and advances. Learn more about Diffuse Idiopathic Skeletal Hyperostosis (DISH).
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January 3, 2018
Spine Community News: Diffuse Idiopathic Skeletal Hyperostosis (DISH) is a condition that causes calcifications of ligaments that surround the spine resulting in lower back stiffness. These large, bony outcroppings look like the syndesmophytes associated with ankylosing spondylitis (AS) but are entirely different. For example, stiffness not pain has been considered to be the hallmark of […]
April 29, 2016
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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