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Avoid Travel Aches And Pains This Summer

Author T.S. Eliot once wrote, “The journey, not the destination, matters.” As any well-healed traveler can attest, however, the journey can also be rough on the body.

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Innovative procedure can alleviate back pain

By Denise Moore Spinal fractures probably aren’t one of the current “hot” health topics when having an annual physical. But for a growing number of older women, it should be. These common fractures can be disfiguring and the underlying cause of other health issues. Spinal fractures are the most common osteoporotic fracture; over 900,000 spinal […]

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Pain in the back widely over treated

By Lauran Neergaard WASHINGTON — “Why did they cut you?” The shocking question came from a respected spine surgeon tracked down by Keith Swenson, who was still in severe pain after an earlier back operation. He didn’t know what to believe. Two other surgeons had urged more operations, different ones. And Swenson, who’s from Howard […]

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