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What Spinal Stenosis Is & How Spinal Cord Stimulation Can Help

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What is Spinal Stenosis? Spinal stenosis puts pressure on the spinal cord and nerves within the spine. It commonly occurs in the neck and lower back. The condition is often caused by age-related wear and tear. What is Spinal Cord Stimulation (SCS)? Spinal cord stimulation uses a device called a spinal cord stimulator to deliver […]

Yoga for Lower Back Pain

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Yoga’s extremely beneficial for those who want to be healthier or in better shape overall, both physically and mentally. It’s also a great way to help reduce lower back pain and other types of chronic pain. A quick Google search produces an assortment of tips, guides and methods for using yoga to reduce lower back pain. […]

The Latest CDC Guidelines for Prescribing Opioids

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The Center for Disease Control or CDC published its latest Guidelines for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain in March of 2016. They help medical professionals prescribe opioids to patients 18 and older. The guidelines are recommendations, not law. What the Guidelines for Prescribing Opioids Focuses On The guidelines focus on prescribing opioids to patients suffering from chronic pain […]

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