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Failed Back and Neck Surgery

The choice to have back and neck surgery is made to help relieve spinal pain when other non-invasive, conservative treatments haven’t worked. Back and neck surgery for pain relief are usually done either to decompress a pinched nerve root or to stabilize a painful joint. But sometimes, even when back and neck surgery is performed, […]

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Obesity and Chronic Pain

Throughout the years, studies have shown that obesity can make a person more likely to develop multiple medical problems such as heart disease, diabetes, stroke, high blood pressure, sleep apnea and even some cancers. Symptoms of these conditions can manifest themselves into chronic pain that can affect many parts of the body. In one study, […]

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