Get Relief! Home Remedies For Back Pain Back pain, especially lower back pain, is an ailment that will affect more than 85 percent of Americans at some point. For those that suffer from chronic back pain, looking for natural ways to alleviate pain is much preferable to living on pain meds. Often, these painkillers don’t… Continue Reading 8 Ways To Lessen Your Back PainDetails
ISASS supports decision making at the physician-patient level based on medical necessity and achieving the best outcomes to address the patient’s medical condition. Medical necessity should not be determined by a mere administrative code reporting system such as CPT. Dr. Kube, who performed the first Minimally Invasive Sacroiliac Joint Fusion using traditional orthopedic techniques, served… Continue Reading Dr. Kube helps draft statement on coding changes for minimally invasive SI joint fusionDetails
The International Society for the Advancement of Spine Surgeons released a statement supporting the Current Procedural Terminology Editorial Panel’s statements about covering minimally invasive sacroiliac joint fusion procedures. In a survey conducted last year, ISASS and the Society of Minimally Invasive Spine Surgeons found that 90 percent of all SI joint fusions were performed with a… Continue Reading ISASS Statement on Minimally Invasive SI Joint Fusion CoverageDetails
Daily stretching and strengthening is a good bet for preventing attacks of low back pain, according to the August 2013 issue of the Harvard Men’s Health Watch. “An episode of acute low back pain is a call to action for people who are simply not exercisers,” says Dr. Jeffrey N. Katz, professor of orthopedic surgery… Continue Reading Daily Moves To Prevent Low Back PainDetails
Why do so many riders suffer from back pain? Do we have to accept it as an inevitable consequence of the sport we love? Or are there logical steps to avoid or curb it that we should be taking, beyond gulping down ibuprofen and taking a hot bath?