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MAIN LINE SPINE
HEALTH LETTER

February 2020

Medi-Weightloss® Is Now In King of Prussia!

Medically Supervised Weight Loss Program

Extra pounds can sneak up on all of us. And we all know that losing weight is tough. Sometimes starting is the hardest, no matter if you’re looking to lose only five to 10 pounds, or if you’re embarking on the first five pounds in a 50-pound journey.

Given the significant health benefits of losing weight for those who have an overweight body mass index, we’ve started a Medi-Weightloss® clinic at the Merion Building in King of Prussia. While it is a separate entity from Main Line Spine, part of Main Line Spine’s clinical team is also working at our new clinic that provides medically supervised weight loss.

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Cosmetic Issues with Varicose Veins?

Or Something More Serious?

Varicose veins are common, and they affect more women than men. They can cause problems for many people.

When your veins are healthy, they keep blood flowing to the heart. However, sometimes the valves in your veins stop working properly, and they allow blood to flow backward (“reflux”) – which allows blood to pool in the lower leg veins.

This pooling condition is called Chronic Venous Insufficiency (CVI), which makes it difficult for blood to return to the heart from the legs (although sometimes it can occur in the arms). Are your varicose veins a cosmetic issue – or something more serious?

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A Primer on Back Pain

A Range of Conditions That Often Don’t Require Major Orthopedic Surgery

Musculoskeletal pain is a broad term. It refers to any pain affecting the bones, muscles, tendons, ligaments and nerves. It can come on suddenly with severe symptoms, be acute or chronic, and be either localized to one area of your body or widespread.

The most common type of musculoskeletal pain is lower back pain. According to the National Institute of Health, about 80 percent of adults experience low back pain at some point in their lifetimes. A look in depth at what can cause lower back pain – a range of conditions that often don’t require major orthopedic surgery.

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Sciatica Pain Research Study

Main Line Spine Clinical Research

Are you experiencing sciatica, represented by the symptom of leg pain from a herniated disk?

Dr. Scott Davidoff is leading Main Line Spine’s part in a research study for a treatment involving a new non-steroidal, non-opioid investigational option for sciatica pain.

Find out more about the study and prequalification criteria.

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