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Americans Would Rather Travel Than Pay High Costs

Affordable, quality care apparently trumps the commitment to travel. Approximately 50 million uninsured Americans are choosing medical tourism rather than pay for medical care in the US.

Low Back Pain

Low back is the portion between the upper and lower body and bears most of the body weight. It is therefore not surprising that a lot of us get low back pains.

The common causes of back pain include:

  • Injury
  • Disc herniation
  • Age
  • Compression fracture
  • Arthritis
  • Obesity
  • Lack of exercise
  • Depression

    Walking and maintaining good posture help with back pain. For more severe pain, a physical therapist may recommend specific exercises. Massage and acupuncture also help. Antidepressants aid in cases where back pain is due to depression. When these alternatives fail or when there is a structural deformity of the back or spine, surgery may be recommended.


    • Benefits
      • Who is an ideal candidate
        • Who is not an ideal candidate?
          • Recovery
            • Planning your surgery
              • Anesthasia
                • Risks / Complications / Side effects

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                  Manila Doctors Hospital

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                  Manila Doctors Hospital (MDH) is a premiere private tertiary hospital operating at 667 United Nations Avenue, Ermita, Manila, Philippines.

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                  Al Salama Hospital, a multi specialty medical center with advanced keyhole surgical facilities was commissioned since 1979. Situated in one of the main streets of Abu Dhabi. It is considered as one of...

                  Bumrungrad International Hospital

                  Bangkok, Thailand


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                  Languages: Thai, English, French, Japanese, Arabic, Napali, Vietnamese, Bangladesh, Simplified Mandarin, Korean, Spanish, German

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