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Penn Musculoskeletal and Rheumatology Blog

Blog Topic: Spine

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    Back Pain That Won’t Go Away—Even With Surgery

    November 20, 2017

    You have back pain that won’t go away. You’ve had surgery, but it’s still there. Now what?

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    3 Common Forms of Lower Back Pain

    November 15, 2017

    Lower back pain is a very common health condition that nearly everyone will experience at one point or another. But what exactly causes the pain to begin with and what separated one form of pain from another? Here, Dr. Ashburn explains.

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    What is Spinal Stenosis?

    November 08, 2017

    If you're over the age of 50 and struggle to walk short distances without stopping due to back and/or leg pain, it could be a sign of spinal stenosis.

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    Q&A with Dr. Tingan of the Penn Spine Center

    November 17, 2016

    Dr. Alexis S. Tingan, a physiatrist at the Penn Spine Center and Assistant Professor of Clinical Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Penn Medicine, answers a few questions about the services he provides for ;musculoskeletal and sports medicine injuries of the neck and back.

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    When to Seek a Spinal Evaluation

    October 16, 2014

    Tired of dealing with back pain? It may be time to seek a spinal evaluation.

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