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Lower Back Pains

Lower back pains are a common problem throughout our society. The low back is also referred to as the lumbar spine. The lumbar spine is a highly complex group of structures that are designed to work as a functional unit. The components of the lumbar spine include bones, joints,...
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Where can you dispose of unused opioid medication?

Once the problem the medication was prescribed for has resolved or once the time period for its prescribed use has passed, it is best to properly dispose of unused controlled substance medications. This will assure that the medication will not fall into the wrong hands. Here is...
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Testosterone Therapy: What You Need To Know About Hypogonadism and Testosterone Pellet Therapy

What is Testosterone Pellet Therapy? Testosterone Pellet therapy is a method of delivering bio-identical hormones by using implanted pellets placed below the skin.  These pellets filled with testosterone or other hormones continuously release small quantities of bio-identical...
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Knee Painful? What are some possible causes and treatments?

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Knee Pain: Causes There are many possible causes of knee pain. You rely on your knees to support your weight and absorb the force and shock of movement throughout the day. The knee joint is a complex structure consisting of several supporting ligaments, shock absorbing cartilage,...
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The Jazz Lock Cervical Spine Fusion System

Congratulations to neurosurgical spine specialist Dr. Adam I. Lewis, for being a pioneer in the field of cervical spine fusion.   Dr. Lewis is the first spine surgeon in the state of Mississippi to utilize the Jazz Lock™ cervical spine surgical fusion system. developed by...
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Resources for Patients Considering a Spinal Fusion or Artificial Disc Replacement

Here are several resources from "Spine Universe" that may be helpful to patients considering spinal fusion or artificial disc replacement.   Should I Consider Artificial Disc Replacement for My Back or Neck Pain? Artificial Disc Replacement Surgery Low Back Spinal Fusion vs...
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Moyamoya Disease: Symptoms, Risk, Diagnosis & Treatment

What is Moyamoya Disease? Moyamoya is a disease that involves the cerebral vasculature (arteries in the brain). It is progressive and results in occlusion (blockage) of the major arteries within the brain. These arteries form a structure known as the Circle of Willis. A common...
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Sciatica: What You Need To Know

Sciatica, Sciatic Nerve, Sciatica Nerve Pain, Radiculopathy
  Sciatica Definition: Sciatica describes pain in the low back, hips, buttocks and down one or both legs. This pain sometimes extends all the way to the foot. Usually, however sciatica only affects one side of the body. Sciatica Causes: There are several potential causes of...
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Kyphoplasty: Minimally Invasive Treatment for Osteoporosis Fractures

    Jackson Neurosurgery Clinic is proud to offer the convenience of Kyphoplasy in our office. Overview This minimally-invasive procedure repairs a vertebral compression fracture. It helps restore the spine's natural shape. Some patients experience rapid pain relief...
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