NEW PROCEDURE MAY OFFER ALTERNATIVE TO SPINE SURGERY

Up until recently, patients suffering from severe back pain who didn’t respond to the usual treatments of rest, medications or physical therapy, have been left with one final alternative. You guessed it — surgery. In many cases, spinal fusion was the preferred procedure. According to Dr. Kevin Pauza — a spine specialist in Texas — patients undergoing the spinal fusion procedure did well for only one or two years before needing more help. But Pauza — a renowned interventional spine specialist, and co-founder and co-owner of the Texas Spine and Joint Hospital — may be changing that. He invented a procedure that’s

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BACK PAIN TREATMENT WITH FIBRIN INJECTION IN DISC

Continuous research for finding a revolutionary treatment for curing back pain permanently is bearing fruit. Back pain treatment with Fibrin injection in disc areas is a treatment to relieve back pain.The spine is the most complicated structure of bones, muscles, and tissues in the human body. It is also one of the most sensitive parts of the body after brain. Back pain is one of the most common conditions suffered by millions of us every year. It is also one of the reasons for absence from work by employees, creating an economic loss reaching millions of dollars. This treatment option provides hope for

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THE PIED PIPER OF PAIN

Kevin Pauza MD ’86 is on the short list to be nominated for the Nobel Prize in Medicine. It’s because he has something wanted, or needed, by millions of people with severe spine pain. It’s a natural biologic healing agent poised to change the way people with spine pain are treated worldwide. Pauza’s invention will allow millions of people, previously relegated to undergoing complicated spine surgery, to be treated nonsurgically. Instead, Pauza’s patented “squirt gun” infuses the healing agent directly into the spine. Injected into damaged discs, the treatment seals disc cracks, reduces inflammation and regrows new tissue, curing degenerative

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PAUZA, DISRUPTED THE SPINE SURGERY ESTABLISHMENT.

Texas Physician Dr. Kevin Pauza, was awarded 16 medical technology patents for the regrowth of damaged and deteriorated spinal discs using naturally occurring biologics. The non-invasive outpatient procedure for relieving lower back pain, PDT (Pauza Disc Treatment), replaces costly and out of date Spinal Fusion surgeries, and allows Doctors to offer an alternative without the sometimes debilitating physical limitations associated with fusions and laser procedures. Kevin Pauza, MD, is a prominent US Spine physician, with advanced degrees from University of Pennsylvania, Columbia University, Penn State, and Lehigh University, and a Founding Partner of Texas Spine and Joint Hospital, was awarded

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Early Signs of Degenerative Disc Disease and Chronic Lower Back Pain

Wear and tear on the discs between your vertebrae is a common consequence of getting older. However, pain in your back is not a normal condition. Degenerative Disc Disease is one of the most common causes of chronic lower back pain. If you are able to listen to your body and detect your symptoms early, a spine specialist could help you to find relief without having to resort to surgical procedures. These early signs of degenerated discs should be followed up with a visit to the spine doctor so that you can get back to your favorite activities without any pain or discomfort

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Biologic Fibrin Used to Advance Healing of Damaged Spinal Tissue

Chronic back pain or degenerative disc disease can affect your life in a number of ways, and discovering the best way to alleviate this pain can be overwhelming. There are a number of different treatment options that you can pursue, and one of these is through the use of fibrin. This FDA approved substance can be injected into the discs in your spine to help seal any holes or cracks that are present. This helps prevent discs from leaking and excess swelling, and it also helps to alleviate the symptoms of chronic back pain and increase soft tissue healing. What is Fibrin?  The fibrin molecule

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Stem Cells: Are They a Leap in Medical Advances for Spinal Repair?

Over the last ten years stem cells have been viewed as one of the single greatest leaps in medical research around the world. As stems cells are being explored for a variety of medical applications, there have been several recent studies using animals models that suggest stem cells could be used in the future to treat individuals suffering from spinal deterioration or degenerated disc disease. Most of the available scientific studies looking at stem cell treatments for degenerative disc disease are still in the early trial phase with small mammals, however some research has advanced to include human trials using stems cells to

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Limitations on Mobility after Spinal Fusion

Back pain is one of the most prevalent complaints among adults. It is estimated that 8 out of 10 adults experience some form of chronic back pain during their lifetime. Chronic back pain is frequently cited as a reason for missing work, resulting in lost wages and a decline in productivity in the workplace. It is not surprising that people who are faced with back problems would go to great lengths to try invasive treatments such as spinal fusion, hoping to permanently get relief from chronic back pain. Understanding the Spinal Fusion Procedure The goal of spinal fusion is to connect adjoining

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Myths About Back Pain

Back pain is one of the most common body aches that we experience nowadays. Having back problems can be very disruptive to your life as it can keep you up at night and is very difficult to diagnose. It often involves a wide variety of tests and treatments that come with numerous risks. With the majority of people owning a smartphone, it is easy to get overwhelmed by the information and believe myths and misconceptions about back pain. We will review the most common myths about back problems, their diagnoses & causes and how to treat them. Here are ten

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Repetitive Sports’ Long-Term Effects On The Spine

Although you might think of sports injuries as acute traumas that require immediate treatment, many are caused by repetitive motions. Over time, the structure of the spine is compromised. This can happen at any age and depends on the frequency and type of movements that are performed.  Because the back supports much of your body’s weight, it’s especially susceptible to injury. Your spine accommodates just about every position that you get into, and you might feel the distress no matter what you’re doing. That’s why backaches are the second most common reason that people go to the doctor.  Difference Between

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THE PIED PIPER OF PAIN

Kevin Pauza MD ’86 is on the short list to be nominated for the Nobel Prize in Medicine. It’s because he has something wanted, or

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Myths About Back Pain

Back pain is one of the most common body aches that we experience nowadays. Having back problems can be very disruptive to your life as

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