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What is a Herniated Disc?

Sources of Back Pain: A Herniated Disc Spine Surgery in Buffalo, Williamsville, and Surrounding Areas William Capicotto MD, PC is always on the leading edge ...
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Pre-Spine Surgery Tips For A Healthy, Happy Recovery

All surgeries can be stressful. Oftentimes it’s the issues we didn’t plan for that can make the most difference. However, if you take some time ...
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Pregnancy: A Hidden Cause of Back Pain

Back Pain Is More Common Than You Think Interesting fact: Up to 80 percent of the population will experience back pain at some point in ...
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Lumbar Laminectomy 101

What is a Lumbar Laminectomy? A Laminectomy is the surgical removal of part of the vertebral bone called the lamina to help reduce pain or ...
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A Brief Intro To Ambulatory Surgery

What is Ambulatory Surgery? Ambulatory surgery, also known as outpatient or same-day surgery, has been on the rise around the globe. Ambulatory surgery centers are ...
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Early Treatments For Minor Back Pain

Spring Cleaning and Minor Back Pain You’ve been working hard trying to complete your spring cleaning list. You bend over to grab those last few ...
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5 Common Foods that can Increase Inflammation Levels: Chocolate

5 Common Foods that can Increase Inflammation Levels: Chocolate

Chocolate may not be as inflammatory as other foods on this list but research has shown that consuming more than one serving of dark chocolate ...
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5 Common Foods that can Increase Inflammation Levels: Salt

5 Common Foods that can Increase Inflammation Levels: Salt

Salt causes inflammation because it pulls water out of the cells in your body, which mimics inflammation caused by injury. This can lead to increased ...
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5 Common Foods that can Increase Inflammation Levels: Alcohol

5 Common Foods that can Increase Inflammation Levels: Alcohol

Alcohol can dehydrate your body triggering an inflammatory response from your body. Alcohol can also affect your digestive system, so that you can't absorb nutrients ...
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5 Common Foods that can Increase Inflammation Levels: Processed Meat

5 Common Foods that can Increase Inflammation Levels: Processed Meat

Inflammation causing chemicals are created during the processing of meat, which is why processed meats have been shown to increase inflammation levels. Processed meat, including ...
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5 Common Foods that can Increase Inflammation Levels: Hot Peppers

5 Common Foods that can Increase Inflammation Levels: Hot Peppers

Do you suffer from inflammation? Did you know that certain foods can be the culprit? These 5 common foods have been shown to increase inflammation ...
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