Celebrating Dr. Melameds education, experience, achievements and special expertise.
Celebrating Dr. Melameds education, experience, achievements and special expertise.
Stem cell therapy may be an option if you suffer from chronic back pain that limits your activities. With natural healing properties, stem cell therapies can be a powerful treatment to eliminate back pain for the long-term and possibly for life.
Dr. Hooman M. Melamed’s Top Doctor award from Castle Connolly was featured in the New York Times. He continues to be listed by Castle Connolly as a top doctor in the Marina Del Ray, CA area and in Orthopaedic Surgery.
Fusion back surgery involves connecting two or more vertebrae in your spine. There are many reasons that fusion back surgery may be performed. If Dr. Melamed has recommended spinal fusion surgery, you’re likely to have one of the following conditions:
Make recovery from back surgery less of an ordeal by preparing in advance. Simple steps, such as planning meals and prepping your bathroom, can make all the difference in your mental and physical state as you heal.
Stress wreaks havoc on your mind and body, often causing you to have trouble losing weight -- or gain more. Poor eating, sleep, and exercise habits that result from stress are often to blame.
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As the number of opioid overdose deaths continues to rise, doctors are exploring a new DNA test which can assess if you are genetically inclined to be an addict.
Dr. Melamed is honored to be chosen as a Super Doctor for the fourth consecutive year by Super Doctors.com
Bulging discs are common in older adults. As we age, our spine may begin to fall out of alignment and can result in bulging or herniated discs that can cause back pain.
If you have a history of back problems, you know the importance of finding a treatment that will help relieve pain and help you live life the way that you want.
CrossFit has exploded into the exercise scene over the last few years and you likely know at least a few individuals who are hooked with the workout routine.
Reasons to Get a Physical Exam It is important to visit your doctor from time to time, even if you feel perfectly fine and healthy.
High-impact workouts, like jogging, put a lot of stress on your back that can lead to pain and injury.
Back pain can range in intensity from mildly annoying to being severe enough that you cannot function normally on a daily basis.
When you are in pain it can be very difficult to think about exercise, let alone getting out of bed to start your day.
Those that suffer from lower back pain know how difficult it is to find relief.
There are many different types of scoliosis that afflict people, each having a different cause.
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If you work in an office all day, you undoubtedly know about the soreness and back pain you experience on a daily basis.
The cervical spine is the neck region of the body and is one of its most important and agile parts.
Whether you are an active person or find yourself sitting at your office desk for hours on end, nearly everyone will experience a form of back pain due to the stresses of everyday life.
Whether you were injured while playing sports or have a twinge from sleeping awkwardly, it is important to learn about back pain so you can minimize your risks and reduce pain.
Every year as the holidays roll around, New Year’s Resolutions come to mind.
It is no secret that each one of us will experience varying degrees of pain in our lifetimes.
Maintaining the health of your spine is important in order to stay pain free and avoid injuries.
After you have worked with your doctor and set up a plan for your back surgery, you want to make sure that every step of the process is taken care of.
One of the keys to having a strong neck and spine is keeping a healthy diet.
As you grow older you may find that your spine is not as strong as it once was.
Knowing when to schedule an appointment with your primary care physician will help ensure that any problems are diagnosed early so you can get effective treatment and care.
There may be times when you come home after a long day of work and find yourself aching all over.
The moment we feel pain in our lower back, the first though can be to relax and take things easy until the pain subsides.
If you have talked to your doctor about your back pain and cannot seem to find any relief from other methods, it may be time to consider having surgery.
Another natural way that you can mitigate your back pain is by starting an exercise routine that includes yoga.
The Venice Art Crawl Set to Take Place September 19th One of the most interesting and enjoyable events that happens in the local area is the Venice Art Crawl.
Although back and neck injuries are not common among young athletes, there is still the possibility that they can occur.
Whether you are sitting at home, working at the office or lying in bed trying to fall asleep, neck pain can take a real toll on your productivity and quality of life.
Millions of people in the United States suffer from lower back pain, which can be the result of stress or injury brought on by work, exercise, prolonged standing or sitting, or chronic conditions.
As someone who lives in Southern California, you know that the heat doesn’t go away once the kids are back in school.
If you have an office job where you sit at your desk for most of the day, you likely experience back discomfort before the day is through.
Scoliosis, which is the sideways curvature of the spine, happens to people most often as they enter puberty.
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3 Holiday Tips For A Happy and Healthy Spine Los Angeles Spine SurgeryThe holidays are a time for fun and festivities. We all know the drill…preparing for family gathering, travel, and gift shopping.
Considering the fact that you spend up to a third of your life sleeping, it makes perfect sense that your sleeping position and back pain are related.
According to the Los Angeles spine surgery board, the beginning of the New Year is one of the biggest jumps in memberships at gyms around the U.S.
Did you know that about 80% of Americans will suffer from some sort of back problems in our lifetime?
The sciatica is a major nerve in the body. The starting point of the nerve is in the lower spine and it ends in the lower limb on the foot. The purpose of this nerve is to provide feeling, strength and movement for the legs.
For many individuals, there is nothing like waking up to a fresh cup of coffee to start off your day.
Trying to lose an extra few pounds? These 7 tips can help you cut down several calories from your daily diet and help you achieve your desired weight.
10 Inflammation-Busting Foods You Should Be Eating Inflammation is the reason for joint pain, heart issues and overall swelling in the body. Healthy foods are a great start to reducing inflammation to feel better and healthier.
I know what you’re thinking, vampire and facial are not supposed to be in a sentence together. Let’s get this out early, yes there is blood involved and yes it is a strange procedure, but…
Taking preventative care measures, such as maintaining good posture, lifting, and bending properly are all key in maintaining a healthy spine.
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