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Doctors have been warning people for years about a painful condition known as "text neck" or "tech neck." Continually looking down at a cellphone, ...
It’s been a long, hard road of low back pain for “Dance Moms” Abby Lee Miller, but she remains positive following her latest back surgery per...
In traditional medical training, doctors are taught to look at medicine from a scientific perspective. Blood tests, imaging, such as X-rays or MRIs...
The term "text neck" is nothing new in today's tech-driven world. While many might think text neck pain is caused by looking down at a smartphone, ...
The images look too good to be true: people hunched over and coping with what appears to be severe scoliosis are miraculously standing upright with...
A bad car crash resulted in severe back pain and sciatica for Crystal. After getting a X-rays and an MRI, she discovered the cause was a bulging di...
Those coping with pain or tension from scoliosis can usually treat spinal deformity with conservative treatments, like torso bracing, physical ther...
Spending day-after-day at home can be nerve-racking for many reasons, increasing anxiety, stress and fatigue. The negative results of being closed ...
In this video, we meet Kyle on the hit television show The Doctors. Top US Spine Surgeon, Dr. Hooman Melamed, took on Kyle's complicated medical ca...
For millions of Americans, treating their joint pain comes down to getting a simple steroid injection. Now more and more studies are finding that s...
Millions of Americans each year get steroid injections to alleviate a wide range of acute or chronic aches and pains. The anti-inflammatory effects...
Coping with chronic back pain for years or even decades, it can be easy to forget what life was like without it. That was the scenario for "I Will ...
The “I Will Survive” singer, Gloria Gaynor, is not only surviving after complex low back surgery, but she is also thriving! In the hands of an ...
As a dance instructor and a reality star of the hit TV show Dance Moms, Abby Lee Miller isn't used to sitting still. In 2018, Abby's life took a dr...
Following an emergency back surgery performed by Top US Spine surgeon, Dr. Hooman Melamed, reality TV star, Abby Lee Miller, wasn't sure what uphil...
Abby Lee Miller, an instructor and choreographer on the hit TV show Dance Moms, didn't think she would ever walk again after an impinged nerve left...
Going to the gym more often tops the list of many people’s New Year’s resolutions, but you might do more harm than good says Dr. Melamed.
Dr. Hooman Melamed is a friend of the national TV show, The Doctors, and was selected by Dr. Travis Stork to perform his minimally invasive spine surgery.
As people look for new ways of getting around their town, the popularity of electric scooters has been rapidly growing but so has the danger.
Dr. Melamed joins The Doctors to discuss how patients can determine if the medical device they’re being advised to use is safe.
Health insurance is supposed to be there to help financially cover people when they get sick or hurt and in need of treatment, whether it's routine...
Numerous parenting "hacks" have cropped up online and, while many may be helpful, some shortcuts can be dangerous and even deadly.
Beverly was left in excruciating and exhausting pain after a car accident and failed back surgery. Dr. Melamed illustrates the complex procedure he has perfected to correct flatback syndrome.
Watching children excel at the sports they love is a proud moment for any parent. However, strenuous activities can sometimes lead to health issues.
The human spine is like an electric chord, sending nerve impulses through your body and triggering the physical movement of our hands, legs, neck a...
Dr. Melamed discovers and frees a young boy's tethered spinal cord before performing surgery to correct his severe scoliosis.
Dr. Melamed discusses which at-home health gadgets are truly effective treatments and which may not work or, even worse, exacerbate the pain.
A mother, paralyzed while protecting her children during a tornado, found relief in the capable hands of Dr. Hooman Melamed.
The Doctors TV show profiled one collegiate softball player who suffered from back pain season after season but found relief with Dr. Melamed.
Dr. Melamed with "Flip or Flop" star Tarek El Moussa discuss the pros and cons of stem cell therapy and why lifestyle changes may be a better solution.
After a serious car crash left Tiffany with a herniated disc and surgery concerns, Dr. Melamed provided a second opinion and a path to treatment without surgery.
A single fall for a woman led to severe lower back pain and a failed back surgery. But Dr. Melamed was able to identify the cause of Nancy’s severe pain and put her on a path to relief.
Beverly was left in excruciating and exhausting pain after a car accident and failed back surgery that left her with flat back syndrome. Dr. Melamed discusses the procedure to fix this condition.
Jenny had no hope after years of debilitating, excruciating back pain caused by scoliosis. Watching an episode of The Doctors TV show changed her life.
Dr. Melamed has helped many patients relieve their pain through his life changing spine surgeries.
Dr. Hooman Melamed discusses how YouTube Beauty Vlogger Steph Aiello spine and neck is healing after a tragic car accident on the TV show The Doctors
Dr. Melamed helps a woman struggling with severe back and neck pain and the possibility of losing her arm by performing a microscopic spine surgery.
Dr. Melamed makes a guest appearance on The Doctors to discuss the unethical practice of doctors performing unnecessary medical procedures on unknowing patients.
Dr. Hooman joins The Doctors to explain how to protect yourself against unnecessary medical procedures.
Dr. Melamed discusses how to prevent back and neck pain due to prolonged sitting / standing, wearing high heels and more with Instagram star Lindsey Pelas.
Dr. Melamed surprises a bride-to-be who has extreme scoliosis with incredible news. Find out what type of surprise caused her tearful reaction!
After a failed scoliosis surgery during childhood, Blair has experienced chronic back pain for the past 15 years. Watch Blair meet with Dr. Melamed to discuss treatment options.
Blair and spine surgeon Dr. Hooman Melamed meet The Doctors to discuss her surgery outcome. Watch the big reveal to hear about her amazing recovery.
Linda, a lifelong athlete, sustained a major injury during a roller derby accident. Find out how Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery is helping Linda get back into the rink with a remarkably quick recovery.
After a horrific accident with a tram, Carol underwent countless surgeries and suffered back pain for 35 years until an episode of The Doctors with Dr. Melamed changed her life.
Dr. Hooman Melamed helps Project Alive fulfill their mission by making a donation to help fund Hunter Syndrome gene therapy research.
Dr. Melamed sits down with The Doctors to discuss questions to ask before deciding to undergo surgery. Find out what factors to consider and when you should get a second opinion.
60,000 people every year go to the emergency room for an injury caused by exercise equipment. Board-certified orthopedic spine surgeon Dr. Hooman Melamed, discusses how to avoid the emergency room and workout safely.
Dr. Hooman Melamed is interviewed by the national morning show, Fox & Friends, on the growing epidemic of opioid addiction and particularly opioid prescriptions following surgery.
Dr. Hooman M. Melamed, board certified orthopedic spine surgeon, on Dr. Oz, discussing the best pillow positions for your spine.
Dr. Hooman M. Melamed, board certified orthopedic spine surgeon, on The Steve Harvey Show with special guests Kathy Lee Gifford and Hoda Kotb.
Dr. Melamed is a friend of the Zhou Zheng show and was selected to appear as a special guest. Watch as Chinese TV host Zhou Zheng interviews Dr. Melamed.
Dr. Melamed visits KTLA 5 on World Spine Day to share tips with you. Find out how to keep your spine healthy and strong.
California has seen a sudden spike in overdose, addiction, and death, blamed on the commonly prescribed opioids like Oxycontin. Dr. Melamed discusses the risks of taking an opioid prescription.
In 2014 alone, 47,000 American died from a drug overdose. Dr. Hooman Melamed joins KTLA for a special episode on the dangers of opioid prescriptions and addictions.
Dr. Melamed is featured on Los Angeles morning show, KTLA for his charitable contribution to nonprofit Project Angel Food.
Dr. Hooman Melamed helps 14-year old Reese Thielbar with debilitating, painful scoliosis. Thanks to Dr. Melamed, Reese now walks and stands up straight.
Dr. Hooman Melamed on ABC Eyewitness News performs a new minimally invasive back surgery on world champion surfer Joey Hawkins at DISC Sports & Spine.
Dr. Melamed shows how pregnant moms can prevent back pain during the first, second and third trimesters on KCAL 9 News.
Dr. Melamed tests a patient for opioid addiction risk using a cutting edge DNA test called Proove on CBS LA.