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The new genetic test explores if you are genetically inclined to become a drug addict. 
  
 
 
 
 
 
 
Dr. Hooman Melamed, Los Angeles spine surgeon, recently appeared on CBS Los Angeles to discuss opioid addiction and perform an opioid addiction test. A revolutionary new medical test provides patients with an evaluation of their risk of developing prescription drug addiction. The test...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 
An Ohio woman whosuffered with chronic back pain her entire life has experienced a miracle with Dr. Melamed’s scoliosis treatment. After a lifetime of unsuccessful procedures, she had given up hope. Jenny has described her experience with Dr. Melamed as “another chance at life.” Jenn...
 
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Dr. Melamed a top rated spine surgeon Los Angeles, who is a recurring guest on The Doctors, returned with a patient to discuss the results of her surgery. Blair returned to “The Doctors” to discuss her incredible recovery from Spinal Surgery. She has been suffering from Scoliosissinc...
 
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In a heart-wrenching special segment on KTLA Five News, the spine surgeon Los Angeles talked about opioid addiction and related themes, like risk factors and how best to deal with addiction. The pharmaceutical industry, it seems, may be largely responsible for a great deal of theaddi...
 
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According to the Los Angeles spine surgeon, data shows that annually, over 60% of Americans make New Year’s resolutions to get into shape.  However, the end result is often an emergency room visit. People can be too over anxious to get quickresults, and sacrifice safety for quick res...
 
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Experiencing pain or weakness in your back? Don’t wait to get it checked! We could not be more delighted that Dr. Travis Stork from the popular tv show The Doctors chose to see Dr. Hooman Melamed, Los Angeles Spine Surgeon,  about his persistent health issue. Dr. Stork’s S...
 
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October 16th was world spine day, and in recognition of this, in a very special segment about spinal health, Board Certified Spine Surgeon, Dr. Hooman Melamed joined KTLA channel 5 Los Angeles to promote helpful tips for maintaining a healthy spine. In a segment called “Good Spine Hea...
 
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Young student athlete Christian Novak first started to have back pain when she was just 16 years old. She was pitching for her high school softball team in her state’s championships when she felt it “pop”. She was able to play through the pain, and after a couple of weeks rest, though...
 
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“The Doctors” on CBS recently featured Dr. Hooman Melamed helping a young woman who has been living with scoliosis and chronic back pain for the past 15 years. In the 7th grade, Blair had been diagnosed with scoliosis after her school performed standard tests and noticed something was...
 
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“The Doctors” on CBS recently featured Dr. Hooman Melamed correctinga double scoliosis with the help of a previous patient’s story. Gabby, 16, knew something was wrong when she felt a bulge in her lower left back. When she went to check in with her doctor about it, he confirmed she j...
 
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“The Doctors” on CBS recently featured Dr. Hooman Melamed fixing a curved spine, also known as scoliosis. Kyle, 19, was born with pectus excavatum, where chest appears caved-in.  At the age of 12, his condition became severe when he found out his chest impaired his heart and lungs. He...
 
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Tiffany’s story starts with a car accident that led to excruciating pain in her thighs and lower back. The pain was so severe that it left her barely able to walk. An injury caused by a traffic accident can result in debilitating post-accident back pain, as Tiffany found out. Luckily...
 
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Dr. Melamed shares his three tips to help you avoid back pain, as well as prevent a possible spine surgery in the future! 1. Be Active Our bodies were created to be moving around. It’s important that we work our body and joints, even if that means simply walking around the office for...
 
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“The Doctors” on CBS recently featured Dr. Hooman Melamed performing extensive tests on a former nurse, Nancy, who suffers chronic pain after her many back surgeries. Years ago, Nancy injured her back in a bad fall. Previous doctors prescribed her countless painkillers. However, even...
 
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“The Doctors” on CBS featured Dr. Melamed giving Amy Hawkings an incredible second chance at spinal cord surgery from one of the top orthopedic spine surgeons in the U.S. Hawkings became partially paralyzed after courageously protecting her two children, as a human shield, during a to...
 
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Dr. Melamed on The Doctors TV Show | Spinal Fusion Surgery
 
 
 
For many people who have experienced an impact trauma such as a traffic accident, suffering constant back pain can be a life altering problem. This was the case of Carol, who had been living with severe back pain since 1979 when she broke her pelvis and injured her hand after being hi...
 
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Living with chronic back pain can be a reality for those who are unfortunate enough to experience a trauma such a traffic accident. Beverly suffered from a flat back deformity following an accident that left her unable to walk upright and in constant pain. Dr. Melamed realized that th...
 
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Dr. Melamed is featured on the CBS show “The Doctors” with his patient Linda talking about her story. Linda was the queen of the roller derby and had been an athlete all her life when excruciating back pain sidelined her, she was forced to give up all the sports she loved...
 
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Watch Beverly Hills spine surgeon Dr. Hooman Melamed on Dr. Oz! He shares his tips with Dr. Oz on how to keep your back aligned while getting a good night’s sleep! In this videodoctor Melamed focuses on how arranging your pillows in order to support the spine leads toa better nights...
 
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Hooman Melamed, M.D., on ABC Eyewitness News performs a new minimally invasive back surgery on world champion surfer Joey Hawkins at DISC Sports & Spine in Marina del Rey. This report highlights Dr. Melamed’s work through his “Back To You Foundation” which helps patients that need...
 
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Pregnancy is a special time for expecting mothers but can often be uncomfortable due to back pain. Most people experience back pain at some time in their life. The cause of back pain during pregnancy is a change in the center of balance as the pregnancy progresses, increasing pressure...
 
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Amy describes her current prognosis and whether doctors believe she’ll ever walk again. Plus, The Doctors have a surprise for her! View the video on The Doctors’ website: Mom Paralyzed By Tornado Part 2...
 
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CBS TV show “The Doctors,” to discuss a rare procedure he performed to help save a patient from a lifetime of pain. Imagine living your life stooped over at a 45-degree angle, everyday staring at the ground. This condition is known asflat back syndrome and was a reality for his patie...
 
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At some point in our live 80% of us have or will have back problems — a problem aggravated or even caused by our mattresses. Many back problems can be avoided before they become chronic and require seeking help from a specialist. Here is Dr. Hooman Melamed, MD, Board Certified S...
 
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