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5 Ways a Spa Visit May Help Reduce Back Pain

Acupuncture and massage are therapies that may help reduce back pain.

Artificial Discs: Spine Experts Speak Out

Are artificial cervical discs the cure for neck pain? Read what leading spine experts think about this alternative to spinal fusion and instrumentation.

Spinal Fusion or Artificial Disc Replacement? Spine Experts Speak Out

SpineUniverse spoke to several spine specialists about artificial disc replacement technology. Read on to find out what these experts think.

Spine Surgeons Speak Out About Artificial Disc Replacement

Spine specialists agree that artificial disc replacement presents a challenge to the surgical community to use the same patient selection criteria contained in the FDA's study.

Recovery from Lumbar Artificial Disc Surgery

Patients recover in artificial disc surgery in about half the time it takes to recover from lumbar spine fusion. Patients are up and walking the afternoon of their surgery.

Recovery From Cervical Artificial Disc Replacement

Dr. Richard Guyer, a spine surgeon at the Texas Back Institute shares his thoughts about patient recovery after cervical artificial disc replacement Surgery. .

5 Things You Want to Know about Artificial Discs

What makes the artificial disc so exciting is that once it's implanted, the spine is still able to retain mobility and flexibility.

Cervical Artificial Disc Preserves Neck Mobility: Part 2

The early results of the PRODISC-C artificial disc are promising. Patients return to activity sooner with pain relief and neck mobility.

Cervical Artificial Disc Preserves Neck Mobility

A cervical artificial disc may be implanted to relieve pressure on spinal nerves. Spine specialists refer to this condition as nerve root compression.

Lumbar (Low Back) Artificial Discs: Spine Technology Update

The development of artificial discs for implantation into the low back started 20 years ago. Here is the history of these devices and where this technology is today.

Is Chiropractic Care Safe for Older Adults With Back Pain?

New research supports chiropractic care for older adults with back pain. Dr. Cheryl Hawk, DC answers your questions.

Spinal Fusion Instrumentation Removal: Pros and Cons

If an issue with your spinal instrumentation develops, your doctor may recommend removing it or leaving it in place. Why would your doctor suggest one or the other?

Chiropractic Treatment Center

The SpineUniverse Chiropractic Treatment Center provides you with everything you need to know about chiropractors and chiropractic care. Learn about the education and training chiropractors receive and the spinal disorders they diagnose and treat.

Massage Therapy Helps Ease Neck and Back Pain

Massage is a treatment option for back pain and neck pain. Learn the basics of massage therapy and find out how it can help reduce your back or neck pain.

I'm in Pain Now—Is My Spine Surgery to Blame?

Neurosurgeons James S. Harrop, MD, FACS and John L. Gillick, MD help clarify why some patients experience pain after spine surgery.
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