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Your Spine and Your Health

Symptoms of Possible Spinal Injuries

The human spine acts as the foundation and framework of the body. When the spine is ill, other parts of the body can become affected as well. Car accidents, sitting for long periods of time, bad posture, alcohol or drugs use, improper lifting, emotional stress and chemical imbalances are a […]

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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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From a Walker to Walking Freely & Without Pain in One Day

From a life of near paralysis to snatching a 230-pound halibut out of Alaskan waters in less than two weeks is a story Darwin Beckel will always tell.

“I was suffering severely because of spinal stenosis,” said Darwin, who had undergone unsuccessful back surgery at another hospital in 2010, and decided to contact Dr. Burak […]

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DISC Brings Back A Talented Neurosurgeon To OC

Top Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery In Orange County
Neurosurgeon Dr. Burak Ozgur takes on a new role as Director of D.I.S.C. Sports and Spine Center in Orange County.

“I love the aspect of seeing patients thrilled, or crying with happiness that their life is back,” says neurosurgeon Dr. Burak Ozgur. “That feeling is more special to […]

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New Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery Restores Function

Here’s a great story about a new, minimally invasive spinal fusion surgery to replace two or more adjacent disks. The entire operation is performed through four incisions, resulting in very small scars. More importantly, the procedure spares the muscle injury and significant blood loss that is common with traditional back surgery, along with the […]

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A Welcome Alternative to Spinal Fusion

Source: www.thedoctorwillseeyounow.com
by: Tom Gilbert

It was the kind of injury that left Kelly Weber a grim choice: spinal fusion or lifelong pain.

An avid tennis player, skier and water therapy instructor, Ms. Weber, led an active life until five years ago, when a car accident destroyed two disks in her spine.

After the crash, Weber had surgery […]

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Vital Signs

From the DISCOVER August 2005 issue; published online August 6, 2005

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A song from Shrek helps a 5-year-old boy recover from difficult surgery

One afternoon in late June, I was called to the emergency room to look over a CT scan of the brain of a young boy. The 5-year-old’s troubles had […]

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