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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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Jun 14 2016

What to Do When You’re Too Young for Back Surgery

Surgery may not be the ultimate answer to chronic back pain. Instead, consider these non-invasive options for relief.

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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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Jan 20 2007

Banishing Back Pain

Nearly every adult will experience some type of back pain, and it can be excruciating. The good news is, back pain is often preventable, and there are new and better ways for treating it

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