This page contains the full list of articles and documents from the Disabled World Back Pain and Disk Treatment category. Though some documents may have since been updated, or revised, they are still listed by their original publish date, with the most recent documents first.
2018-04-05 : Kyphoplasty: Treatment for Spinal Compression Fractures : When non-invasive treatment is not effective, a minimally-invasive surgical procedure called balloon kyphoplasty can correct deformity and relieve pain.
2018-04-05 : Quality of Life Benefits Outweigh Risk of Scoliosis Surgery in Kids with Cerebral Palsy : For children with severe CP, surgery for scoliosis (sideways curvature of the spine) significantly improves the quality of life for them and their caregivers.
2018-03-07 : Artificial Spinal Disc Replacement Surgery Using activL® Artificial Disc : Surgeon at Oklahoma Spine Hospital first in Oklahoma City to perform activl artificial disc which provides patients with movement closer to the natural biomechanics of the healthy human spine.
2017-03-31 : Back Pain: Sacroiliac Joint Pain and Dysfunction : Pain that originates in the sacroiliac joint may be felt in the lower back, buttocks, or legs, and felt on one side or both sides.
2016-11-21 : Detecting Early Stages of Idiopathic Scoliosis Spinal Deformity : 3D symmetry recognition system detects early stages of idiopathic scoliosis, a curvature of the spine.
2016-08-24 : Link Between Diet and Back Pain : Investigating link between diet, obesity linked Type 2 diabetes, and intervertebral disc degeneration.
2016-07-08 : Spine Strength-building and Pain Prevention Tips for Seniors : Dr. Kaliq Chang with Atlantic Spine Center explains common aging spine problems and offers tips for strength-building and pain prevention.
2016-01-24 : Targeted Exercise Helps Lower Back Pain : Provide insights into lower back pain and new study indicating exercise can have a positive impact for chronic symptoms.
2016-01-11 : Scoliosis Spinal Curve Braces Prevents Progression & Surgery : Monitoring adolescent scoliosis patients on brace use prevents curve progression and surgery.
2015-03-05 : Cauda Equina Syndrome: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment : Information regarding Cauda Equina Syndrome including causes, symptoms and treatment options.
2015-01-22 : When is Surgery Appropriate for Chronic Back Pain : Back surgery is typically an option only when treatments like pain relievers and physical therapy have not worked and pain is persistent and disabling.
2015-01-11 : Surgical or Non-surgical Treatment for Spinal Stenosis - Similar Outcomes : Updated analysis finds no significant difference in pain, functioning, of disability at eight years follow-up.
2014-11-12 : Arachnoiditis: Pain Sources and Causes and Treatment Options : Information regarding arachnoiditis, a pain disorder caused by inflammation of the arachnoid, a membrane that surrounds and protects nerves in the spinal cord.
2013-03-04 : Back Injuries and Weight Lifting Limitations : The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) makes sure an injured person is not terminated from their job based simply upon the injury they have experienced.
2012-09-04 : Vertebral Subluxation Information : Subluxation is when one or more of the bones in the human spine move out of position creating pressure on or irritating nerves in their spine.
2012-03-16 : Stopping Lower Back Pain : Molecular mechanism responsible for low back pain and acute vertebral problems like cervical axial pain due to aging and degeneration of the vertebral column found.
2012-01-31 : Early Retirement Due to Back Pain : People who retire early due to back problems often face long term financial disadvantage.
2011-08-07 : Bio-engineered Spinal Disc Implants : Implants would treat a broad category of illness called degenerative disc disease a leading cause of disability worldwide.
2011-07-02 : Positive Effects on Intervertebral Discs from Exercise : Study shows physical exercise has a positive effect on the formation of cells in the intervertebral discs.
2011-05-22 : Artificial Disc an Alternative to Fusion for 2-level Disc Disease : Two-year post-surgery data shows replacement with artificial discs can be a viable alternative to standard fusion surgery.
2011-05-19 : Factors Affecting Risk of Disability from Back Pain : Factors associated with a higher or lower risk of going on disability pension for low back disorders.
2011-05-19 : Injection for Chronic Back Pain : Biomaterial implant may finally bring treatment in the form of a jab for chronic back pain.
2011-04-06 : Modern Surgery for Scoliosis Has Good Long-term Outcome : Fusion for adolescent idiopathic scoliosis using the newer generation spine implants appears to spare junctional disc degeneration.
2011-03-25 : Spinal Neuromodulation Device Delivers Pain Relief to Low Back Pain Patients : Device changes the paradigm for patients suffering with low back pain who have not found relief through conventional spinal cord stimulation.
2011-03-24 : Early Documentation for Degenerative Disc Disease Recommended : Ignoring pain can be a mistake and lower back pain is one of the most common health problems in the world.
2011-02-16 : Herniated And Degenerated Disc - New Treatment Now Available : A relatively new treatment is available for difficult back pain low back pain and neck pain.
2011-02-08 : NuQu Injectable Therapy for Degenerative Disc Disease : NuQu is an injectable cell-based therapy derived from cartilage regeneration platform technology for use as early intervention treatment for patients with lower back pain.
2011-01-03 : Get Rid of Back Pain in the Morning : Information on several ways to rid yourself of morning back pain and aches.
2010-11-18 : Nurse Practitioner-led Spinal Clinic Produced Impressive Results : Ninety-six per cent of patients with back problems were satisfied with the assessment carried out by a specially trained nurse practitioner.
2010-09-28 : Vertebroplasty Back Procedure Rejected : Vertebroplasty back procedure known as vertebroplasty is rejected by scientific data and evidence.
2010-08-27 : Back Disk Injuries : The pain of a spinal disk injury can stop a person in their tracks.
2010-08-21 : How to Prevent Back Injuries and Pain : Muscle strain and back injury are the most common on-the-job injuries and medical problems today.
2010-07-24 : Scoliosis Information: Causes, Diagnosis and Treatment Options : Information on the diagnosis and treatment of Scoliosis which involves a side to side curvature in the spine.
2010-07-15 : Early Stage Scoliosis Treatment - Colorado Chiropractor : Colorado Chiropractor Offers New Early Stage Scoliosis Treatment Option.
2010-06-30 : Back Pain Resources from American Pain Foundation : Back pain will affect most of us at some point in our lives and it can be extremely debilitating.
2010-06-29 : New Treatment for Herniated Disc Pain : Chronic inflammation in autoimmune disorders identified as possible culprit in low back pain associated with herniated discs.
2010-04-23 : Non-surgical Treatment for Back pain, Sciatica, Arthritis and Disc Injuries : New state of the art non-surgical treatment for back pain, sciatica, arthritis and disc injuries.
2010-03-10 : Breakthroughs in Back and Spine Treatments : Advances in back care and treatment options for specific back and spine conditions.
2010-02-04 : Alleviating Back Pain: Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery and Spinal Cord Stimulation : Minimally invasive spine surgery and spinal cord stimulation show promise in alleviating back pain.
2009-12-02 : Back Pain Relief with Outpatient Disc Treatment : Minimally invasive treatment called percutaneous disc decompression for painful herniated disc.
2009-10-27 : Etanercept Treatment for Sciatica Pain : Chronic and severe sciatica causes widespread disability and represents a significant unmet medical need.
2009-10-01 : Lower Back Pain Treatment Exercises : Discusses exercises for lower back pain treatment with video example demonstrations.
2009-09-05 : Back Pain - Therapeutics and Somatics : Back pain manipulative techniques in general including surgery and clinical somatic education.
2009-09-03 : Understanding Back Pain - Somatics and Landau Reaction : Somatic educators are likely tell you something unusual your back muscles are not weak but musclebound.
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