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Selecting an Attorney

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Before x-rays there were broken bones. We just could not see them on films. Today many orthopedic injuries are visible on films and other diagnostic technology. Many times proving that someone broke a bone or injured the spinal column involves much more then simply reading an x-ray, MRI or CT Scan. Many other Syndromes and… Continue Reading

Bob Dole donates $150,000 to Spine Center

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Former Sen. Robert Dole has given $150,000 to the University of Kansas Hospital and the KU Medical Center for spinal research. The gift will be used for clinical projects involving spinal cord research at the Marc A. Asher, M.D., Comprehensive Spine Center at the Hospital, which opened in November. The spinal cord research projects could… Continue Reading

Seven Year Study Reveals Best Spine Care

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Spine published an article of a seven-year, international study on February 15, 2008 and finds that some alternative therapies such as acupuncture, neck manipulation and massage are better choices for managing most common neck pain than many current practices. Also included in the short-list of best options for relief are exercises, education, neck mobilization, low level laser… Continue Reading

Scientific Advances on Paralaysis

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I ran across breaking and optimistic news this morning.  As reported in Washington’s Reuters:  The research, published on Sunday in the journal Nature Medicine, showed that the brain and spinal cord are able to reorganize functions after a spinal cord injury to restore communication at the cellular level needed for walking. Spinal cord damage obstructs… Continue Reading

Better Procedure?

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Floyd Reed thinks so. Floyd had spine surgery in 2006 stemming for a fall out of tree when he was 7.  At 33 he finally rid himself of the pain associated with the injury. So what happened? He was driving with his family when a tractor-trailer hit them. Everybody else in the car was all… Continue Reading

October is Spinal Awareness Month

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Dr. James Nabzdyk is with ABC Wellness & Rehab in Joliet.   He offers tips for awareness of back an spine injury.  October is Spinal Awareness Month. The central nervous system originates in the brain and channels down through the spinal column, extending to every part of the body. A misalignment of the vertebrae of the… Continue Reading