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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

Is Your Office a Pain in the Back?

  The New York Times Well blog recently addressed some concerns about back pain among office workers; specifically, the type of back pain experienced by workers who spend their days hunched over computers at their desks. The article discusses the … Continue reading

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Jason H. Thompson, MD

Smoking and Back Pain

  A study published in the December 2012 issue of the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery reported some interesting results regarding smoking and back pain. Previous research has shown that smoking is associated with a higher risk of surgical … Continue reading

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Jason H. Thompson, MD

What about chiropractic?

What about chiropractic? I don’t think a day goes by without my encountering this question — and it’s a good one! Patients will often make comments to me like, “I know you surgeons don’t like chiropractors, but….” Fortunately, that’s just … Continue reading

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David Lundin, MD, FAANS

How can I get rid of my back pain?

  The very first question most people ask me when they come in for an appointment (or if they meet me at a social gathering and find out I’m a spine doc) is, “How can I get rid of my … Continue reading

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