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Ergonomic Strategies for Using a Suitcase

    Effects of a Heavy Suitcase Lifting, lowering, pushing, pulling, carrying, holding, and dragging heavy loads involve static and dynamic efforts, which cause strain on muscles and joints, and wear and tear on the back. Tips for Selecting the … Continue reading

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Jason H. Thompson, MD

The Effects of Obesity on Lumbar Disc Herniation Treatment

  The January 2013 issue of The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery includes an analysis of the effect of obesity* on lumbar disc herniation treatment. The study examines the results among nearly one thousand patients over a four year period … Continue reading

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Jason H. Thompson, MD

Best Surgical Approach Depends on Diagnosis

I’m often asked by patients who are contemplating surgery about my approach: Will the incision be big? Is it arthroscopic? Do I use lasers? My approach is completely dependent on each patient’s diagnosis and what our experience at the Spine … Continue reading

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David Lundin, MD, FAANS

Welcome to the new Spine Center blog!

Hello! I’m excited to welcome you to our new blog on spine care. First, I’d like to introduce myself. My name is David Lundin and I’m the Medical Director for Spine Surgery at Valley Medical Center in Renton, Washington. I’m a native … Continue reading

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