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Spinal Fusion Recovery

Pain in the lower back (lumbar spine) is the second most common reason for visits to the family physician. Typically lumbar pain can improve without surgery, through conservative therapy, i.e....

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XLIF: Lateral Lumbar Interbody Fusion

Dr. John Regan discusses the advantages of the minimally invasive spinal fusion XLIF technique. For patients who require fusion, XLIF, provides many advantages because of the smaller incision,...

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MedX Spine Rehabilitation

Under the guidance of Bill Bergman, PhD, MedX rehabilitative exercise equipment is suitable for all ages and levels of fitness from those overcoming injuries to the elite athlete. MedX is...

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Partial Knee Replacement

The Benefits of Partial Knee Replacement

Based on the principal of joint preservation, partial knee replacements target treatment of only the damaged area while preserving healthier portions of...

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Lumbar Radiofrequency Neurotomy

This minimally-invasive procedure, also called radiofrequency (RF) rhizotomy, reduces or eliminates the pain of damaged facet joints by disrupting the medial branch nerves that carry the pain...

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About Pain Medicine

Pain management, also called pain medicine, is a type of specialized medical care designed to minimize the impact of surgical pain or chronic pain. Chronic pain, in particular, can be difficult to...

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Lumbar Epidural Steroid Injection

This injection procedure is performed to relieve low back and radiating leg pain. Steroid medication can reduce the swelling and inflammation caused by spinal conditions.

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Complex Region Pain Syndrome (CRPS)

Understanding Complex Regional Pain Syndrome

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ALIF: Anterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion

ALIF is generally used to treat back or leg pain caused by degenerative disc disease. The surgeon will stabilize the spine by fusing vertebrae together with bone graft material.

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Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery


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The Orange County Register recaps 100 Day Countdown

U.S. Olympic Committee and DISC Sports & Spine Center Event Benefits U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Teams


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The Doctors: Tethered Spinal Cord Surgery

Tethered Cord Syndrome

After consulting his orthopedic surgeon about chronic pain in his shoulder, Ken, 38, was surprised to find that the root of his problem was actually in his back. Neurological...