Successful treatment of cervical disc herniations with a biologic therapy would constitute a major breakthrough in spine care.
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Exercise therapy slightly decreases pain and improves physical function in adults with chronic low back pain but appears to do little for those with acute pain.
FDA approved procedure eliminates shoulder pain and vastly improves range of motion.
Purdue researchers may have isolated the substance most responsible for the tissue damage that follows initial spinal cord injury.
Chronic low back pain is one of the most common ailments that GPs and consultants treat. Chronic Back pain is painful for patients and treatment is costly.
The CHARITE disc is considered an alternative to spine fusion, a standard treatment for back pain that stabilizes the lower back.
Research found that patients suffering from back pain consume more that $90 billion annually in health care expenses, with approximately $26 billion of that amount directly attributable to treating the back pain.