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University Hospital to expand orthopedics

...hospital to accommodate its growing orthopedics and spinal surgery practices, officials said.University's boards...ninth floor of the hospital and move orthopedics and spinal surgery patients there. The Neuro Intensive Care Unit that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2014-02-27/university-hospital-expand-o
Chinese gymnast unlikely to walk again, doctor says

...Goodwill Games was able to sit up Sunday after successful spinal surgery, but doctors repeated that she probably would never...and biceps, said Dr. Vincent Leone, director of spinal surgery at Nassau County Medical Center in Long Island. But...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/07/27/oth_234435.shtml
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Aiken doctor faces malpractice suit

...man who says the neurosurgeon performed unnecessary spinal surgery that disabled him. Charles Zissette said in a lawsuit...Institute for the death of her husband a week after spinal surgery in which the membrane around his spinal cord was nicked...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/09/21/met_270736.shtml
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Augusta woman accused of beating disabled man denied bond

...Richmond County Superior Court to a charge of aggravated assault. She is accused of attacking Carl Toole, disabled from spinal surgery and a tracheotomy, on Aug. 3. Assistant District Attorney Grant Usry told the judge Toole needed medical treatment...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2013-10-31/augusta-woman-accused-
Prison drug rehab program recommended for woman who attacked disabled relative

...Annis' sentence includes a recommendation that White be allowed to enter a drug treatment program in prison.White, 41, sent her stepfather to the hospital on Aug. 3. The victim was disabled from spinal surgery and a tracheotomy.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2013-12-06/prison-drug-rehab-prog
Growing number of seniors caring for other seniors

...U.S., but are also notoriously physically demanding, with low pay and high rates of injury. Manchess has had spinal surgery and says he's especially careful when vacuuming. He's not sure how many years he'll be able to continue this...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-01-12/growing-number-seniors-caring-other
Ex-NBA star Bill Walton, former MMA star Nate Quarry are models of success for spinal surgery

...living and I was over."Walton is quick to say how long it's been since his life turned around, experiencing a spinal surgery promoted by The Better Way Back program four years and four months ago."I have to continue working at it and will...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2013-06-13/ex-nba-star-bill-walton-former-mm
Ford opts for spinal surgery

ST. FRANCIS, Wis. -- Milwaukee Bucks rookie point guard T.J. Ford has decided to undergo cervical spine surgery next month.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/04/24/nba_413286.shtml
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Disabled mom prays for any help

...including a special- needs daughter, would like help in providing a happier holiday. "I always worked up until I had spinal surgery," she writes. "Now I'm barely making ends meet. "I can't do much for my kids or myself this year. I look...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/12/17/met_559902.shtml
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Emory warns of possible exposure to brain disease

...Although they called the risk of contracting Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease "remote," officials are notifying 98 brain or spinal surgery patients who might have had contact with the surgical instruments that were used on the infected patient. They also...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/10/02/met_430154.shtml
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