Our patient education dynamic spine models help low back pain sufferers better understanding of their pain sources.

A dynamic spine model can empower a patient to help him or her get to know the motions postures and loads related to pain. Once the specific movements are identified, a patient can learn what exercises and movement strategies that will reduce their symptoms. A disc bulge is often an MRI finding but it can also tells a story about hypermobility. For lumbar spinal stenosis, it is also common for a person to have symptoms while their spine is in relative extension. The Lumbar Spinal Stenosis Model helps a practitioner deliver this important message to engage with accurate patient education.

Endplate Damage
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Facet joint injections with and without endplate damage—a prospective cohort study.

Goal of the Study? Lower back pain contributes to a lot of pain and disability on this planet. One of the strategies for dealing with it is using facet joint injections with corticosteroids to reduce the pain. However, facet joint injections…
fear-avoidance, lower back pain
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Fear-avoidance beliefs or insomnia relate to pain intensity with chronic lower back pain.

Goal of the Study? In this open-access paper, published in Frontiers in Psychiatry by Arnold Y.L. Wong et al.[1.Are Morphometric and Biomechanical Characteristics of Lumbar Multifidus Related to Pain Intensity or Disability in People With Chronic…
Circadian Rhythm
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Mechanical Strain Accelerates Intervertebral Disc Degeneration Through Circadian Rhythm Disruption

Goal of the Study? The intervertebral disc often plays a role in back pain. In this study[1.Excessive mechanical strain accelerates intervertebral disc degeneration by disrupting intrinsic circadian rhythm] researchers were curious about how…
Degenerative CervicalDynamic Disc Designs Corp.
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Grip Strength as a Screening Index for Severe Degenerative Cervical Spine

Goal of the Study? In this cross-sectional study from the International Journal of General Medicine[1.Grip Strength as a Screening Index for Severe Degenerative Cervical Myelopathy in Primary Care: Development of Cutoff Values Using Receiver…
back pain patients, patient education models
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What back pain patients want and the assumptions medical doctors have

Goal of the Study? In this prospective clinical study, researchers asked low back pain subjects: what is important to them? [1. What does the patient with back pain want? A comparison of patient preferences and physician assumptions] This was…
Low back-related leg pain
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Low Back-related Leg Pain and Axial Loading with MRI – Using the Visual Analog Scale and Pain Drawings

Goal of the Study? Low back-related leg pain is thought to be neuropathic in origin due to compromise of a nerve root(s) and is also commonly known as sciatica. In a study published in the Journal of Clinical Medicine [1. Axially Loaded Magnetic…
Education of pain
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Advice and education provide small short-term improvements in pain and disability in people with non-specific spinal pain: a systematic review

Goal of the review? In this review [1. Advice and education provide small short-term improvements in pain and disability in people with non-specific spinal pain: a systematic review] the authors evaluate the effectiveness of advice/education…
pressure pain threshold
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Evaluation is Treatment for Low Back Pain

Goal of the study? In this study,[1. Evaluation is Treatment for Low Back Pain] the purpose is to investigate if the physical therapy (PT) evaluation process of history taking and physical exam results in a meaningful change for patients…