The right diet before surgery matters, Sleep better tonight with back pain, lumbar herniated disc basics
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CONDITIONS TREATMENTS WELLNESS FIND A SPECIALIST April 13, 2016
SPINAL FUSION SURGERY
Confusion About Spinal Fusion By Choll W. Kim, MD, PhD

In simple terms, a spine surgeon explains the basics about spinal fusion surgery—the purpose of fusion and why it may be recommended. Granted, there is a lot to learn about your spinal disorder and the best treatment!

This article provides a good, basic explanation that may help allay your fears if you are contemplating surgery!

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TECHNOLOGY FEATURE
5-Year Study Results Favor coflex® Over Fusion for Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
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.

Click here to find out more about the coflex® Interlaminar Stabilization device.
WEARABLE THERAPY
Bone Growth Stimulation is Wearable Therapy After Spinal Fusion
By Stewart G. Eidelson, MD
Bone growth stimulators send low level electrical signals directly to the site where the fusion procedure occurred.

Read more about these modern, battery-powered devices designed to be worn over clothing to allow you to be active post-surgery.

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SLEEP BETTER TONIGHT
Save Your Back With Sleep
By Alan Hedge, PhD, CPE
What you need to know to select the right mattress for your back and snooze through the night.

Plus, helpful tips from an ergonomic specialist on sleep positions so you catch all your Zzzzzzzs.

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SI-BONE iFUSE PATIENT VIDEO
"My biggest surprise after the iFuse procedure was the back pain was gone."
Sharron shares her experience with SI joint pain and how the iFuse procedure helped her.
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PREPARE FOR SURGERY
Preparing for Spine Surgery: Diet Makes a Difference
By Susan McQuillan, MS, RDN, CDN

For best results, good nutrition is important before and after surgery. Read our expert’s tips.
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