Tai Chi combats back pain, Diabetes and spine surgery
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CHIROPRACTIC AWARENESS
SpineUniverse highlights its Chiropractic Treatment Center in recognition of National Chiropractic Health Month.
Do chiropractors specialize; continue their education, and what are some tips for selecting a chiropractor? How many treatment sessions are necessary? Is all chiropractic care subluxations and manipulation? Many articles help answer your questions.

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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.
DIABETES & SURGERY
Diabetes and Spine Surgery: What You Need to Know
By Amy Hess-Fischl, MS, RD, LDN, BC-ADM, CDE
If you have diabetes and will undergo spine surgery, you need to make special accommodations to ensure a successful surgery and recovery. Tips for managing blood sugar when undergoing a back or neck procedure.

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TAI CHI & BACK PAIN
Packing Pain: Study Reveals New Insights About Backpack Pain
Q&A with Tai Chi Expert Dr. Paul Lam
This low-impact, slow moving form of exercise delivers results without the sweat and soreness. Though it’s gentle and meditative in nature, tai chi promotes strength, flexibility, and balance—the trifecta for a healthy spine.

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SI-BONE iFUSE PATIENT VIDEO
"Immediately after my iFuse procedure the pain was finally gone for the first time in 22 years."
Larry shares his experience with SI joint pain and how the iFuse procedure helped him.
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INSIGHT ON SCIATICA
What You Should Know About Sciatica and Nonsurgical Treatment
By Christopher Chalk, DC, MS

Learn what these 6 causes of sciatica have in common. Plus—expert commentary by a physiatrist and a physical therapist.
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FOOD FOR THOUGHT
Can A Poor Diet Cause Back Pain?
By Kristin Della Volpe

Researchers identify reasons why diabetes and poor diets speed up development of back pain.
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