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Cedars Sinai Back and Spinal Disorder Treatment Center

We at Cedars-Sinai are completely devoted to healing in all areas of medicine. As a result, we've developed Cedars-Sinai Institute for Spinal Disorders a comprehensive and advanced spine center dedicated to the evaluation, diagnosis and treatment of all back and spine pain and conditions.

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A Patient's Guide to Low Back Pain

Back pain is the number one problem facing the workforce in the United States today. This Patient's Guide discusses the Anatomy, Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment of Low Back Pain.

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Chronic Pain Health Hub

In-depth information on chronic pain, including the different kinds of pain, what can cause and exacerbate chronic pain, and chronic pain treatments. Written and peer reviewed by physicians who specialize in spine medicine.

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Disk Removal

Definition Disk removal is one of the most common types of back surgery. Diskectomy (also called discectomy) is the removal of an intervertebral disk, the flexible plate that connects any two adjacent vertebrae in the spine. Intervertebral disks act as shock absorbers, protecting the brain and spinal cord from the impact produced by the body's movements. Encyclopedia of Surgery: A Guide for Patients and Caregivers

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Endoscopic Spine Surgery

Orthospine is a site for patient information about spine diseases, spinal problems, low back pain, leg pain, arm pain, neck pain, spinal deformity, acute pain or chronic pain. Education on diagnosis, treatment regarding pinched nerves, sprained muscles, t

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Flash Animation Of Spinal Conditions

Flash Animation of Spinal Conditions. Posted by the Chinese Orthopaedic Website Orthochina

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Fusion Surgery Health Hub

In-depth information on spine fusion surgery, including common surgical techniques and fusion patient preparation and recovery. Written and peer reviewed by physicians who specialize in spine medicine.

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Herniated Disc Orthospine

Overview of the anatomy of the disc and what causes it to be herniated

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Herniated Disk

Fact sheet including how this condition develops, symptoms, and treatment options

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Herniated Disk FamilyDoctor

Overview of what it is and how it can be treated through medication, posture, and exercise.

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In depth review of scoliosis

Patient Information In depth review of scoliosis

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In Depth Review of Scoliosis Idiopathic Scoliosis SRS

In Depth Review of Scoliosis - Common Types (Idiopathic)

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In-Depth Review of Scoliosis Introduction

Introduction
When one views a normal spine form behind, the back appears straight and the trunk symmetrical. When the normal spine is viewed from the side, curves are seen in the neck, upper trunk and lower trunk. The upper trunk has a gentle rounded contour called kyphosis and the lower trunk has a reverse direction of the rounded contour called lordosis. Deviations from this normal alignment may reflect abnormal kyphosis or lordosis or, more commonly, scoliosis.

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Interactive Surgery Videos - Spine-health.com

Produced exclusively for Spine-health.com, these spine anatomy and back surgery interactive videos allow you to peer inside the spine like never before. Afterwards, you're sure to have a clearer understanding of the makeup of the spine and how back pain is commonly caused. You'll also have a better idea of how surgical procedures (such as spine fusion surgery) and injection treatments can help reduce your back pain.

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Kyphosis (Curvature of the Spine)

AAOS Online Service Fact SheetKyphosis (Curvature of the Spine)
Few things bother parents more than their child's posture. This is particularly true for an exaggerated rounding to the back. Some degree of curvature to the spine is normal. The term "kyphosis" (kI-fO-sis) is usually applied to the curve that results in an exaggerated "round-back." A variety of disorders may be responsible for this condition

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