Facet Injections as a Treatment Option for Back Pain

The role that facet joints play in maintaining a healthy spine. Navid Farahmand – Pain Management Specialist WHAT ARE FACET INJECTIONS AND HOW DO THEY CAUSE BACK PAIN? To thoroughly understand the role that facet joint injections can play in back pain relief, we must first cover what exactly the facet joints are and the … Continue reading Facet Injections as a Treatment Option for Back Pain

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On International Women’s Day – “Equal” Does Not Mean “Same”

Unique challenges in treating a woman with SI Joint Dysfunction Ravi R. Patel, MD – Orthopaedic Spine Surgeon International Women’s Day is a celebration of the social, economic, cultural and political achievements made by the women of the world. While there has been tremendous progress so far, women continue to strive and struggle for social … Continue reading On International Women’s Day – “Equal” Does Not Mean “Same”

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Was Tiger Woods’ Lumbar Microdiscectomy Surgery a Failure?

Use Caution When Comparing “Most Patients’” Spine Surgery Results to those of Professional Athletes Reports have circulated recently that Tiger Woods’ back condition may have worsened following repeated microdiscectomy surgery. Specifically, Golf journalist Robert Lusetich noted that Woods “can’t move well” and has trouble sitting. Lusetich added that while microdiscectomies are successful over 90% of … Continue reading Was Tiger Woods’ Lumbar Microdiscectomy Surgery a Failure?

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Men – Best and Worst Sexual Positions for Low Back Pain

Are you suffering from chronic low back pain and avoiding sexual intimacy with your partner because of it? Desiring to know the best sexual position for low back pain? When it comes to the wide world of back pain topics, there’s plenty of information out there. With up to 80% of the American population experiencing … Continue reading Men – Best and Worst Sexual Positions for Low Back Pain

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Stentrode blog

There is new hope for people who are currently suffering from Parkinson’s Disease, intractable epilepsy, obsessive-compulsive disorder, or paralysis secondary to a stroke.  Over the past decade, brain cortex stimulation via direct surgical implantation of electrodes has improved the lives of many individuals suffering from conditions listed above.  It has given these people an alternative … Continue reading Stentrode blog

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Von Miller

Von Miller of the Denver Broncos was just named MVP of Super Bowl L. He led the stifling Bronco defense to a dominating performance against NFL league MVP Cam Newton and the Carolina Panthers. His sack and forced fumble in the first quarter that led to Denver’s first touchdown set the tone for the game. With the game on the …

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