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Jan 14 2020

Spine surgery patient testimonial video

Spinal stenosis gradually turned Ms. Maike’s active life in Canada into a painful existence, with nerve compression making it impossible for her to walk or stand up without debilitating pain.

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Jan 23 2019

While you were sleeping | Spine Center

At the Bumrungrad Spine Center, we have applied our full experience and expertise in surgery for over 10 years, while meeting international quality and safety standards, in more than 3,000 cases.

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Oct 24 2018

Scoliosis: A Physiological Disorder That Can Be a Source of Much Anxiety for Its Sufferers

Scoliosis refers to a common condition that affects the shape of the spine, mostly occurring in children or teenagers.

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Jun 22 2018

Robot-Assisted Spine Surgery for Posterior Instrumentation

Spine surgery is challenging to begin with, and it can be twice as difficult to perform on patients with unique spinal curvatures

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Feb 04 2018

Technology Takes on Back Pain with New and Improved Spine Treatments

If you suffer from chronic back or neck pain, you are not alone — back pain is now the leading cause of long-term disability and work absence worldwide.

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Sep 03 2015

GPS Technology in Surgery

Surgical navigation systems are now used to assist surgeons in providing the most accuracy in spine surgery. Learn about the advantages in using this new technology.

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Jul 15 2015

GPS Technology in Surgery

Surgical navigation systems are now used to assist surgeons in providing the most accuracy in spine surgery. Learn about the advantages in using this new technology.

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May 12 2015

How Poor Posture Can Damage Your Neck and How a Tiny Incision Can Fix It

Many of the problems that occur in the spine are caused by the process of degeneration.

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Jan 14 2011

Chronic Back & Neck Pain

Back pain and neck pain are two of the most common problems affecting adults of all ages. While most painful episodes are only temporary, those afflicted with chronic conditions endure long term suffering that can deal a serious blow to the quality of everyday life.

As part of this issue’s special focus on bones and joints, Better Health turned to Dr. Verapan Kuansongtham, an orthopedic surgeon and Director of Bumrungrad’s Spine Specialists Center, for an expert look at how advances in treating chronic back and neck pain are helping patients enjoy healthier, less painful lives.

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