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  • A whole host of treatments are available for anxiety — from cognitive behavioral therapy to mindfulness. But when it comes to panic attacks, the makers of the bcalm inhaler say that many episodes are triggered not by psychological issues but rather a physiological one: sensitivity to high levels of carbon dioxide (CO2).

  • With invasive back or spinal surgery, there's always the potential of the operation not working paired with the inherent risks that any operation posses. There's got to be a better way to regain mobility, reduce pain while improving your quality of life, and now there just might be.

  • Do you hate going through the hassles of making and attending a doctor appointment? In a recent study, 75 percent of pain patients prefer tele-medicine. So what exactly is this innovative approach to patient care and how can it help your back pain diagnosis? Let's find out eight benefits of tele-medicine.

  • If you or somehow you know is living with scoliosis, you may know a thing or two about wearable braces that allow the spine to remain in alignment. You may not be aware of a new project underway that involves a more comfortable corset created from a 3D printer.

  • Good posture means your bones are properly aligned and your muscles, joints, and ligaments can work as nature intended — it also means your vital organs are in the correct position and are able to function at peak efficiency. Sometimes it’s easier said than done – sometimes, we need a little help, which is where The UPRIGHT PRO comes into play.

  • Newly released FDA-approved activeL, an artificial back disc that replaces the unhealthy disc in your spine while preserving all motion, may provide back patients a more favorable outcome in spinal surgery. It's seen as an option to replace spinal fusion surgery.

  • A new surgical guidance platform is now offering unprecedented precision to surgeons performing spine surgery. The technology features a suite of software-based tools to pre-operatively assess spinal alignment and implement full surgical planning — creating a total patient treatment strategy. Combined the surgeon's expert skill and real-time feedback from multiple data sources in the operating room, Mazor X is set to benefit patients and surgeons.