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Posted on October 02, 2018 by Rachel Cohen

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  • Over 80 percent of adults in the U.S. experience back pain at some point in their lives, making “back pain” one of the most prevalent conditions today.
  • There are many myths and misconceptions that surface frequently regarding the management and treatment of back pain. Believing some of these fallacies can detrimentally affect your health and impede recovery from a surgery or treatment.
  • Dr. Mark Giovanini encounters many of these misconceptions, which is why the neurosurgeon has taken it upon himself to debunk some of the most...
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Surgical Option for Cervical Stenosis
Posted on September 29, 2018 by Rachel Cohen

Cervical stenosis is a condition that results in the narrowing of the cervical spinal canal (neck). As a result, patients often experience pain, tingling, and numbness in the neck, shoulders, and arms. Patients who suffer from cervical stenosis may try conservative treatment options first to minimize their pain and discomfort before considering minimally invasive procedures, like steroid injections and radiofrequency ablation. While these treatments may provide some pain relief in the beginning, over time, patients with moderate to severe cases of cervical stenosis will require some type...

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Posted on September 23, 2018 by Rachel Cohen

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  • Treating spinal cord injuries often presents physicians with a number of complex, decision-making challenges, especially if the injury is somewhat severe.  
  • According to Spine Surgery Today, neuromodulation, stems cells, and a combination of additional techniques may be beneficial for spinal cord...
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