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Stanford Spine Expert Offers Relief From Common Back Pain

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December 19, 2001
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Indigestion isn't the only thing that may prevent Americans from enjoying holiday cheer during the next few weeks. According to the American Physical Therapy Association, the holiday season - and the over-eating, traveling and gift lugging that come with it - leads to a substantial jump in the number of people with back and neck pain. A procedure called nucleoplasty being performed at Stanford University Medical Center, however, may offer relief.

STANFORD, Calif. - Indigestion isn't the only thing that may prevent Americans from enjoying holiday cheer during the next few weeks. According to the American Physical Therapy Association, the holiday season - and the over-eating, traveling and gift lugging that come with it - leads to a substantial jump in the number of people with back and neck pain. A procedure called nucleoplasty being performed at Stanford University Medical Center, however, may offer relief.


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