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  • Managing ankylosing spondylitis pain

    Ankylosing spondylitis (AS) is a type of autoimmune disease. This means that the immune system attacks healthy cells in the body. In the case of AS, the immune system attacks the joints, which leads to pain and other symptoms. It also may cause joint damage.

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  • Why You Should Start Doing Planks

    Plank exercises work your core muscles, which are located between your pelvic floor and diaphragm. The area is also known as your trunk. These muscles support your movements and stabilize the spine.

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  • Precise blood pressure control may aid patient recovery from spinal injury

    A study using machine learning techniques suggests that maintaining an optimal range of blood pressure control during surgical repair of spinal injuries may improve patient outcomes

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  • New study finds procedures treating spinal fractures associated with reduction in opioid use and decreased payer costs

    Medtronic plc (NYSE: MDT), a global leader in healthcare technology, today announced the results of a study published in Osteoporosis International that demonstrate a decrease, and in some cases elimination of oral opioids, and decrease in payer costs following balloon kyphoplasty (BKP) or vertebroplasty (VP) procedures in patients suffering from spinal fractures, known as vertebral compression fractures (VCF).

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  • Osteoporosis Fractures: Treatment & Prevention

    Osteoporosis is a bone disease that causes decreased bone mass and deterioration of bone tissue, which increases the risk of fractures. It is considered a silent disease, meaning there are no other symptoms until a fracture occurs. The increased risk of fractures with osteoporosis can make you more susceptible to chronic pain and disability.

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