The 5 most common injuries in car accidents

Car accidents are an event that nobody can ever be truly prepared for. Thousands of people are injured in car accidents every year, and for many the road to recovery isn’t as simple as they had hoped. Navigating the confusing and unfamiliar process of finding care for your injuries should not be an additional burden.…

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Dr. Spiel lends his expertise to MensHealth.com!

On Monday, May 9, 2016 MensHealth.com published a fantastic article dealing with 5 different body parts that are extremely sensitive to pain featuring medical insight from Dr. Spiel! Below is an excerpt featuring Dr. Spiels take on the front and back of the knee for the full article click here! 4. The front and back…

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Dr. Spiel on WCBS American Health Front

This past Sunday Dr. Douglas Spiel was interviewed on WCBS’s American Health Front television segment. The show highlighted the break through treatment, the Intellicath™ that was conceptualized by Dr. Spiel to treat patients dealing with chronic pelvic pain. If you didn’t have a chance to tune into the program check out the video below for…

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Dr. Spiel Featured Speaker on International Conference and Exhibition on Pain Medicine

OMICS Group is Organizing International Conference and Exhibition on Pain Medicine during June 08-10, 2015 atChicago, USA. This conference will be organized around the theme “Pain: Approaches to Predict, Control and Relieve”. This annual Pain Medicine conference is a remarkable event which brings together a unique and international mix of large and medium medical and…

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Do you perform Epiduroscopy?

Epiduroscopy is a procedure performed through the sacral hiatus utilizing a flexible scope along with a laser. Although I have successfully performed these in the past, I feel that the level of visualization and ultimate efficacy is subpar when compared to endoscopic procedures performed through the neural foramina and interspinous space. These procedures utilize rigged…

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Prescription For… Preventing Back Pain

Maintaining a healthy diet and weight will greatly reduce the risk of back injuries. Excess body weight can compress intervertbral discs and subject the spine to unnecessary stresses that will make every movement that much more of a burden. Eating a healthy diet, though, will not only help you maintain a healthy weight, but also…

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Chronic neck pain and the right operation

Chronic neck pain may be secondary to facet-mediated disease and/or disc disease. Having underlying disc degeneration does not exclude either diagnosis. Possible treatments include epidural injections, medial branch blocks with or without radiofrequency ablation, and/or endoscopic discectomies. A thorough exam and film evaluation is the first step.

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