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Getting Cervical Spine Surgery in Los Angeles

Shahram Sohail


Getting Cervical Spine Surgery in Los Angeles

Getting spine surgery is a major decision that anyone would need to take in their life. You must do everything possible to make sure that you get the best possible treatment. One of the most important things in this process is to find the right spine surgeon. By right surgeon we mean, someone who is experienced in providing the treatment you are looking for.

Thomas Test

Mhmad


Thomas Test

The original Thomas test was designed to test the flexibility of the iliopsoas complex but has since been modified and expanded to assess a number of other soft tissue structures. Neither the original test nor the suggested variations have ever been substantiated for reliability, sensitivity, or specificity. 

Increasing Utilization of HCITs Boosting Ambulatory EHR Market Growth

Pramod Kumar


Increasing Utilization of HCITs Boosting Ambulatory EHR Market Growth

A number of factors, such as the rising number of government initiatives to inspire the adoption of electric health record (EHR) systems, surging need for lowering the overall healthcare cost, and increasing utilization of healthcare information technologies (HCITs) across the world, are projected to boost the ambulatory EHR market at a CAGR of 5.9% in the forecast period (2017–2023). At this growth rate, the market is expected to reach $6.0 billion by 2023 from $4.0 billion in 2016.

Spinal Nerve Pathways

Bonati Spine Institute


Following the nerve pathway chart can help identify the areas that may be causing pain, numbness, weakness or tingling on a patient. Pain that radiates along the path of a specific nerve as the response of pressure on the nerve (pinched nerve) is referred to as radicular pain or radiculitis.

Per example, a patient that has a nerve root pinched along the L4 pathway may experience symptoms on the lower back, front of the thigh, down to the big toe.

Can Taking Microbreaks Help with Back Pain?

George Chiang


In this post, I’ll break down just what microbreaks are, and how they can help with alleviating back pain.

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