Category Archive for: ‘neck and back pain’

The Posture Guru of Silicon Valley

  By AMY SCHOENFELD Published: May 11, 2011 Multimedia Mr. Drudge, 46, hasn’t just been sitting for two decades. Like so many workers chained to their technology, he has been hunched over desktops, laptops, smartphones and tablets, and it’s all taken a toll on his body. He tries to limit the time he spends sitting to four or five hours …

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Mayo Clinic: Effectiveness of Laser Spine Surgery for Pain Relief Remains Unproven

August 27, 2009Aurora Sentinel The purpose of spine surgery typically is to relieve pain and other symptoms by decreasing pressure on a compressed spinal nerve or by stabilizing the spine. Surgery may involve removing a herniated or damaged portion of a disk in the spine (discectomy); removing the back part of the bone that covers the spinal canal (laminectomy); removing …

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