News Columns and

Articles Concerning Neuromedical Issues

 

 
March 8, 2006 What's New in Spine Care
March 8, 2006 Spinal Health for Families
July 5, 2005 How much conservative care is enough before surgery?
June 21, 2005 Is neck surgery dangerous?
June 14, 2005 How can I treat my carpal tunnel syndromes?
June 7, 2005 How can I treat my carpal tunnel syndromes?
May 31, 2005 Are nerve blocks dangerous?
May 29, 2005 Neck, Back and Carpal Tunnel Injuries in Men (and Women)
May 24, 2005 What are my options if I have back problems but don't want surgery?
May 17, 2005 What is minimally invasive back surgery?
May 10, 2005 What is bloodless surgery?
May 3, 2005 What is a disc replacement?
April 26, 2005 Is spine surgery risky?
April 19, 2005 What is sciatica?
April 12, 2005 Who should I see for my aching back?
December 25, 2004 Holiday Resolutions for Spine Health
August 15, 2004 Back Health for the Holidays
August 8, 2004 Back Pain in Women
August 1, 2004 How can I get rid of the pain caused by a vertebral compression fracture?
July 25, 2004 I was told that I need a lumbar fusion from both the front and the back. Why?
July 11, 2004 My neck hurts, my arms are weak, and my legs are stiff. Why?
July 4, 2004 Are backpacks bad for kids?
June 27, 2004 I always seem to hear the phrase “research shows.” What does that mean?
June 20, 2004 My doctor tells me I need a “plate” in my neck. Why?
June 13, 2004 How do I pick the best back surgeon?
June 6, 2004 What is whiplash?
May 30, 2004 I had a lumbar fusion, but I still have pain. What should I do?
May 23, 2004 Will an artificial disc replacement help my chronic pain?
May 16, 2004 I have read that back surgery is often done unnecessarily. Is this true?
May 9, 2004 What is pain management?
May 4, 2004 I recently changed jobs and began to have back pain. I am not working any harder, but the new job is very stressful. Could this be causing my back pain?
April 27, 2004 What is spondylolysis?
April 20, 2004 I have heard “horror stories” about pain blocks. Are they true?
April 13, 2004 I hurt my back at work but the insurance company will not let me see a doctor. What can I do?
April 4, 2004 What should you do if you think someone’s neck is injured in an accident?
March 28, 2004 What is the difference between a discectomy, a laminectomy, and a fusion?
March 21, 2004 What is spinal stenosis?
March 14, 2004 My doctor gave me painkillers. Are they safe?
March 7, 2004 Will I be disabled if I have back surgery?
February 29, 2004 I need a back fusion. Is there a minimally invasive way to do my surgery?
February 22, 2004 I have a pinched nerve in my neck. Do I need surgery?
February 15, 2004 I have heard that an “artificial disc” could cure my chronic back pain. Please tell me more.
February 8, 2004 After a long day at work, my arms hurt. Why?
February 1, 2004 What is sciatica?
January 25, 2004 I have chronic back pain. What non-surgical treatments are available?
January 18, 2004 I have neck and arm pain from a cervical disc herniation. What should I do?
January 11, 2004 I am told that I need a lumbar fusion, are there minimally invasive alternatives?
January 4, 2004 What is a placebo?
December 28, 2003 What is a discogram?
December 21, 2003 My hands hurt when I type. What should I do?
December 14, 2003 My doctor says I need back surgery. Should I try other “alternative” medicine treatments first?
December 7, 2003 I have been told that I need an IDET procedure. Can you explain what it is?
November 30, 2003 I have a pinched nerve in my neck. Do I need a cervical disc surgery?
November 23, 2003 I have chronic back pain, but don’t want an operation. What kinds of non-surgical treatments are available?
November 16, 2003 I have heard that an “artificial disc” or “disc replacement” could cure my chronic back pain.
November 9, 2003 I have neck and arm pain from a cervical disc herniation. What should I do?
November 2, 2003 My doctor says I need a back fusion. Should I get a second opinion?
October 26, 2003 Do epidural steroid injections work?
October 19, 2003 What is the difference between a neurosurgeon, an orthopedic surgeon, a physiatrist, and a chiropractor?
October 12, 2003 My back hurts. Can it be my shoes?
October 5, 2003 My job involves a lot of lifting. Recently, I began to have back pain. What should I do?
September 28, 2003 Can acupuncture help relieve back pain?
September 21, 2003 I have sciatic nerve pain. Do I need surgery?





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