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Is Scoliosis Hereditary?

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The short answer to the question, “Is scoliosis hereditary?” is, “not usually,” but the longer answer requires some further detail. Scoliosis in adolescents, who comprise 80% of those afflicted, is generally idiopathic. That means its cause is unknown. In addition, “Adolescent idiopathi...Read more

6 of the Best Sciatica Pain Relief Treatments

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You may be thinking to yourself, “It feels like a knife slicing down my leg,” or “It’s the worst cramp I’ve ever had,” or “I thought the numbness and weakness were bad until the throbbing started.”  Sciatica pain can express itself in several different ways, but no matter which sy...Read more

Dr. Mark C. Valente Among First Surgeons to Perform Groundbreaking New Procedure for Chronic Lower Back Pain

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In the spirit of innovation that has helped make DISC Spine Institute an industry leader in back pain care and minimally invasive surgical treatments, the company has announced that Doctor Mark C. Valente is one of the first surgeons in the country performing a new FDA-approved, minimally invasive, ...Read more
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