Turmeric for back pain? Motivating kids with scoliosis to wear their braces
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CONDITIONS TREATMENTS WELLNESS FIND A SPECIALIST March 9, 2016
SMOKING & SPINE SURGERY
Smoking, Tobacco Use, e-Cigarettes and Spine Surgery
5 spine surgeons answer 3 important questions

What do spine surgeons tell their patients who smoke cigarettes, and are e-cigarettes similar to other products that contain nicotine? Why are people who smoke at greater risk for back pain and potentially increased risk during and after spine surgery? How does this affect the surgeon’s decision to perform surgery? Interesting answers to important questions!

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TECHNOLOGY FEATURE
Non-fusion Stenosis Treatment Alternative
Sponsored by Paradigm Spine
Results of a 5-year follow-up study pertaining to the use of the coflex® Interlaminar Stabilization device after decompression, showed it to be an effective and sustainable treatment option for moderate to severe spinal stenosis. Use of the coflex® device after decompression produced outcomes similar or superior to fusion with pedicle screws. One- and two-level results were equally effective compared to fusion.

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PAIN-FREE WORKDAYS
4 Principles for Pain-Free Workdays
By Esther Gokhale
With all the emphasis on how much or little we should sit or stand at work, there is very little discussion of technique in sitting and standing. The 4 principles for pain-free workdays are explained and include picture illustrations of how to “Stretchsit”.

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STRESSING BRACE THERAPY
Kids with Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis Motivated to Wear Brace
By Rosemary Black

It’s not unusual for parents to feel like the “brace police” when their child with adolescent idiopathic scoliosis is prescribed brace therapy to help prevent curve progression. Now, compliance counseling may become part of the standard of care, according to a study.

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SACROILIAC JOINT PAIN
Diagnosis & Treatment of the Sacroiliac Joint
An educational video program for patients—

Presented by:
Charles Harvey, MD
Neurosurgeon
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SI-Bone
CHIROPRACTIC PRINCIPLES
Chiropractic Care for Low Back Pain
By Stephen M. Perle, DC, MS

Let’s clear up misconceptions about chiropractic care as to how it works or its safety. Presented are the principles behind chiropractic and how it may help relieve low back pain, whether acute or chronic.
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BACK TO LIFE
All Hail Turmeric!
By Dana Fawcett, RHN

Is turmeric, a relative of ginger, really the new wonder drug? Or is it just that recent scientific studies have shown North Americans that there really maybe something to the claims.
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