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PET POWER
Pets Can Be Powerful Medicine
By Steven Richeimer, MD

“I've heard numerous accounts of pets improving the lives of patients living with chronic pain and diminishing the depression that often accompanies it. It's the same story replayed repeatedly and there's no doubt in my mind that having a pet—or interacting with a trained therapy dog or cat—can improve a pain patient's quality of life.”
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TECHNOLOGY FEATURE
5-Year Study Results Favor coflex® Over Fusion for Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
If you’re considering spinal stenosis surgery, you don’t have to settle for spinal fusion. coflex® is different: Compared to fusion surgery, coflex® offers
  • Faster recovery
  • Less invasive surgery and shorter hospital stay
  • Greater retained mobility and flexibility
Learn about 5 year data that proves it’s a safe and effective alternative to fusion surgery and then find a surgeon near you to see if you’re a candidate for the FDA-approved coflex® device.
DECISION TIME?
What we Can Learn from a Pro Athlete's Journey to Neck Surgery
By Neel Anand, MD
Major league baseball third baseman David Wright undergoes surgery for herniated cervical disc. Is this the right choice given the circumstances? Professional athlete or not, this is a question most patients grapple with when it's time to consider spine surgery—it's a mentally taxing topic. There are a million questions that dance around in a patient's head.

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REMOTE BACK PAIN
Diagnosis and Treatment of the Sacroiliac Joint
By Stewart G. Eidelson, MD
People living in villages located in India, Ecuador, Portugal and West Africa were observed for how they stood, sat and walked. Evidently, few of these people suffer back pain. Why do people in such remote but populated areas seem to avoid back pain?

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SI-BONE iFUSE PATIENT VIDEO
"Before iFuse, I thought I'm going to suffer forever. Now, I can do everything I was able to do when my husband married me."
Richard shares his experience with SI joint pain and how the iFuse procedure helped him.
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MEMBERSHIP CARE?
Yoga That's Safe for My Spine
By Richard D. Guyer, MD

How concierge, retainer, or membership medical care are different from a doctor’s traditional medical practice.
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PREVENT NECK PAIN
Daily Neck Exercises Video
3 neck stretches and exercises to help prevent neck pain.
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