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Low Back Pain: Is the Sacroiliac Joint to Blame?

Andrew Fanous, MD, is a board-eligible neurosurgeon. He has a special interest in surgical management of spine disorders and tumors. It’s an uncomfortable fact of life: About 8 in every 10 people will experience back pain at some point in their lives. That pain can be debilitating and interfere with work and other daily activities.…

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Fairfax athlete overcomes severe injury with help from Inova Fair Oaks spine doctors

Personal Best Inova’s neurosurgery and spine experts keep a talented athlete with spinal-cord injury on the move Last year, Leigh Neary achieved an impressive feat: She finished her division’s 2017 International Distance Lake Anna Triathlon. Her joy and pride – as well as the applause she received – were especially powerful considering a trauma she experienced…

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Gardening Pains: Prevent Back Injury When Doing Yardwork

Ali Moshirfar, MD, is board-certified in orthopaedic surgery. He is a member of the Inova Neuroscience and Spine Institute and Chairman of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Director of spine surgery at Inova Loudoun Hospital. Tina Poore, MSHA, OTR/L, is an occupational therapist and manager of acute care rehabilitation and the joint/spine service lines…

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Spine Surgery Pioneers: Inova Spine Program Surgeons Teach New Techniques to International Visitors

Ronald C. Childs, MD, is a board certified orthopaedic spine surgeon and medical co-director of the Inova Spine Program at Inova Fairfax Hospital. Spinal fusion is a common surgical procedure to treat spine pain and instability by fusing together the painful vertebrae that have degenerated or are unstable. The procedure has been around for decades,…

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Media Advisory: Inova Neuroscience and Spine Institute Concussion Experts

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Media Advisory WHO:             Inova Neuroscience and Spine Institute Concussion Experts WHAT:         Meet Inova concussion experts and learn about: Latest, evidence-based treatment for concussion Current, coordinated concussion assessment for pediatrics and adults Medication currently utilized to treat concussion symptoms Clinical responses from a concussion This will be a reception-type atmosphere where media can meet…

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John Cochran, MD, Named Medical Director of Inova Cerebrovascular Services

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Physician Brings More than 20 Years Experience to New Role Falls Church, VA – (April 7, 2010) – John W. Cochran, MD, FACP, has been named Medical Director of Inova Health System Cerebrovascular Services.  In his new role, Dr. Cochran will provide overall medical direction for Inova Health System’s Cerebrovascular and Stroke programs and Inova Fairfax…

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