NSAIDs alert—harmful to you? Plus, 5 tips to a better back at any age
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What You Need to Know About Sciatica Now
EXPERT’S FOCUS: SCIATICA

What You Need to Know About Sciatica Now

By Dwight Tyndall, MD, FAAOS
Does your job play a role in whether you’ll develop sciatica?
 
5-Year Study Results Favor coflex® Over Fusion for Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
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.
 
NSAIDs for Neck or Back Pain: Helpful or Harmful to You?
NSAIDs ALERT

NSAIDs for Neck or Back Pain: Helpful or Harmful to You?

By Lali Sekhon, MD, PhD, FACS, FAANS
How seriously should you take the FDA's warning about increased risk for heart attack or stroke for people who take non-aspirin NSAIDs?
 
Muscle Spasms are a Leading Cause of Back Pain But NOT the Primary Cause
MUSCLE SPASMS

Muscle Spasms are a Leading Cause of Back Pain But NOT the Primary Cause

By Curtis Slipman, MD
What is a ‘muscle spasm’ and what causes spasms in your back or neck? Could degenerative disc disease trigger a spasm?
 
Diagnosis & Treatment of the Sacroiliac Joint
SI JOINT PAIN VIDEO

Diagnosis & Treatment of the Sacroiliac Joint

By Charles Harvey, MD
An educational video program for patients.
 
Keeping Your Back Healthy as You Age
5 TIPS FOR BACK HEALTH

Keeping Your Back Healthy as You Age

By Joshua M. Ammerman, MD
5 easy ways to help keep your back in shape!
 
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