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Dr. Burak Ozgur, top U.S. neurosurgeon

New Pain Relief for the New Year

Helping relieving your pain for 2015
2014 may not have been the best year of pain relief for you. Whether you suffer from back pain or are recovering from spinal surgery, we would like to offer some items that can help relieve the pain for the New Year.

Wrist braces can help support the bones […]

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The Human Spine in Numbers

Numbers Making up the Human Spine

The spine is made up of 33 vertebrae.
More than 13 million neurons are found in the spine.
Adults only have 26 vertebrae because bones fuse together as we age.
There are 220 ligaments in the spine.
There are 7 vertebraes in the necks of humans and giraffes.
The spine has over 120 muscles.
There […]

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Comprehensive Neurosurgery Spine Program Launches at Hoag

Burak Ozgur, M.D., chief of service of the Neurosurgery Spine Program at Hoag Neurosciences Institute, has helped to launch it at Hoag Hospital, spring of 2014. The program consists of a dedicated multidisciplinary team of spine specialists including, physical therapists, pain management spiecialists, neurologists, neurosurgeons and nurses, working together to tailor a spine health […]

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Burak Ozgur, M.D. helps to develop Multidisciplinary Spine Program which launched February 2014 at Hoag Hospital

Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian launched the Hoag Neurosurgery Spine Program in February 2014. The multidisciplinary program aims to bring specialists together for more efficient and effective care.

“The intent was to create a program not around a specialty, but around the spine care service,” says Burak Ozgur, MD, chief of service of the Neurosurgery Spine […]

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Minimally Invasive Surgery Corrects Scoliosis And Relieves Retired Teacher’s Chronic Pain

Source: Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Carole Riggs, a retired teacher and school principal, points to her work during one Christmas vacation bending, twisting and sitting on the floor to create games and teaching aids as the primary culprit behind many years of back pain.
Burak M. Ozgur, M.D., the neurosurgeon at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center who performed the minimally […]

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Minimally Invasive Spinal Fusion Yields Rapid Recovery

Puts Nursing Student Back on Track to Fulfilling Mid-life Dream

Source: Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

Newswise — After years of debilitating back pain, Charisse Elliott of Palm Desert has more than a new lease on life. After minimally invasive spinal fusion surgery at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, the nursing student also has a newfound professional goal ” to […]

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