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If you’re experiencing back pain, you’re in good company. Experts at the Mayo Clinic estimate that as many as 80 percent of Americans will experience low back pain at some point in their lives. The Global Burden of Disease 2010 indicates low back pain is the single most common cause of disability worldwide. One possible reason why back pain is so prevalent is that so many different things can trigger it. Below is a quick compendium of just a few of the many possible causes of back pain.1. Activity andSEE DETAILS

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If you’ve suffered a moderate to severe back injury, you already know that the pain can be at times overwhelming and unbearable. Many people assume the default solution for this type of injury is major invasive surgery, which they assume is costly, disruptive and sometimes risky. The good news is you have more options than you think. Thanks in part to modern medical advances, there are now a variety of effective pain management treatments for severe back injuries, and surgery is only one of those options. Your doctor will beSEE DETAILS

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When other, non-invasive treatments have not sufficiently lessened the pain, many patients ultimately find back pain relief with spinal surgery. An experienced neurosurgeon can target the cause of your pain and perform one of several types of surgical procedures that are typically effective and carry relatively low risk.Advantages of spinal surgeryYour surgeon may recommend spinal surgery as a treatment when the potential advantages outweigh the risks for you. What are these advantages?A more permanent solutionWhen a procedure is successful, it typically either resolves the problem permanently or improves it substantially.SignificantSEE DETAILS <sp...

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Spondylolisthesis — it’s a mouthful to say, but it is nothing to smirk at. It can be a source of significant pain, causing restricted mobility, numbness and in rare cases even incontinence. Fortunately, if you’ve been diagnosed recently with this condition, relief is in sight. Modern medicine offers a number of excellent treatment options for spondylolisthesis, with surgery being considered only as a last resort.Understanding spondylolisthesisWhat, specifically, is spondylolisthesis? It’s a condition of the spine, usually occurring in the lower back, in which one of the vertebrae slides forward ontoSEE DETAILS ...

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As an alternative to invasive surgical procedures, many patients suffering from back pain are able to manage the pain with regenerative injection therapy. This innovative yet natural form of medicine serves to activate the body’s own self-healing mechanisms to restore damaged tissue and provide lasting pain relief.What is regenerative injection therapy?Modern forms of regenerative injection therapy involve concentrating and injecting the body’s own regenerative cells at the point of pain or injury to stimulate and accelerate the natural healing process. The concept of triggering the body’s self-healing mechanisms is notSEE DETAILS <span class="m...

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