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  • What Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery Is and How It Works

    Minimally invasive spine surgery is a type of spine surgery that requires smaller incisions and does less damage to muscles and tissue. Spine surgeries that require less cutting and moving have become more common thanks to advanced tools and robotics.

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  • Rehabilitation prior to surgery for adult spinal deformity may reduce length of stay

    Results showed rehabilitation before minimally invasive spine surgery for adult spinal deformity may be independently associated with a shorter length of stay and lower rates of readmission and reoperations.

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  • Q and A: Back pain

    It seems like everyone I know has some type of back pain. My husband and I both suffer from back pain but mine is a dull ache at the end of the day while he seems to have shooting pain. Why are our backs so susceptible to pain and how do I know when we should talk with our doctor?

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  • Why Back Pain Is More Common as You Age, and What to Do About It

    It's not your imagination: Your back has definitely gotten achier and more injury-prone as you've aged. But what's behind the growing discomfort, and is there anything you can do to make it go away?

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  • What Causes Pain Between The Shoulders And How To Fix It

    Pain between the shoulders is common: As many as one in 10 men and one in five women experience upper back pain, according to a 2015 journal article in Occupational Medicine[1]. Often, upper back pain between the shoulders is caused by a muscle strain due to overuse, injury or poor posture, and although the resulting discomfort can range from mildly uncomfortable to severe and debilitating, the root cause can often be corrected with a combination of rest, stretching and exercise.

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  • American Osteopathic Association
  • American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopedics
  • American Medical Association
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • North American Spine Society