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Parkinson's Patient Improving After First-Ever Stem Cell Therapy May 13th, 2020

  Parkinson's Patient Improving After First-Ever Stem Cell Therapy May 13, 2020, at 5:00 p.m. More   More By Amy NortonHealthDay Reporter (HEALTHDAY) WEDNESDAY, May 13, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- In a first, scientists have treated a Parkinson's disease patient with his own skin cells -- repurposing them to become...

Does Back Have to Accompany Aging? Mar 26th, 2020

If you have back pain, you’re not alone. In fact, 80% of Americans struggle with lower back pain at some point in their lives. In most cases, you can bounce back from bouts of back pain quickly in your younger years. But, as you grow older, it can be harder...

Amazing Stem Cell Success Story Mar 1st, 2020

Check out this amazing success story about stem cell therapy from the Mayo Clinic featured on Good Morning America. Click the link below to watch the video and read the story. Man wheelchair bound from paralysis walks again thanks to a new medical innovation

Podcast Series “Bad Batch”: Definitely Worth The Listen Feb 19th, 2020

Laura Beil is an award-winning investigative reporter who chronicled the infamous neurosurgeon Christopher Duntsch in the podcast “Dr. Death”. In this podcast series, “Bad Batch”, she tells the story of greed and deception that permeated the character of “John K.”, the charismatic founder of Liveyon. It describes how unsafe production...

Conquering Your Pain Radio Guest from UW Neurosurgery: Andrew Ko, MD Feb 1st, 2020

We were honored to have a special guest on Conquering Your Pain radio show last Saturday, March 23. Dr. Andrew Ko is a neurosurgeon on faculty at the University of Washington Medical Center. Dr. Ko’s area of specialty in neurosurgery is treatment of Parkinson’s disease and movement disorders using a...

Consensus Statement on the Amniotic and Umbilical Cord Stem Cell Scams Dec 18th, 2019

For those of you who have been to one of my seminars or heard me on the radio, you have heard my opinion about the “birth product” stem cell scams that are out there. Typically, these take the form of a “seminar” that are advertised in the local newspaper. It...

Announcing an Exciting New Technology for Treating Lumbar Spinal Stenosis Dec 11th, 2019

Do you have back and leg pain that becomes worse with prolonged standing and walking but improved when you sit down? You may be suffering from spinal stenosis. In the past, we had physical therapy, epidural steroid injections, and then open-surgical decompression surgery when the first two fail. Spine surgery...

Dr. Nelson is Climbing for Captives in July! Jun 5th, 2019

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Response to Seattle Times “Devices implanted to treat pain worsen the suffering for many” May 1st, 2019

International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) Reporting on SCS Complication Rate & Reporting Dear Colleagues, The North American Neuromodulation Society (NANS) would like to inform you that this past weekend the ICIJ launched a series of print and broadcast stories about the U.S. and international medical device industry. This series,...

How To Call Your Doctor’s Office Mar 20th, 2019

When you’re sick or in pain or need to see the doc, time is of the essence! Now you may not be able to control the pace of the workers at the doctor’s office, but there is plenty of ways to prepare yourself to ensure that you’ll get what you...

10 Ways To Prevent Breaking Your Back Feb 13th, 2019

Back injuries stand as our nation’s number one workplace safety problem. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, there were over 195,150 reported cases involving back injuries in 2009. You only get one back and it is imperative that everyone is informed about basic things you can do to keep your back healthy....