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Dr. Hamid Mir is a board certified orthopedic spine surgeon with offices located in Newport Beach and Marina del Rey. Dr. Mir specializes in neck and back prevention and safety.

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Medical Director at DISC Sports and Spine Center in Newport Beach Dr. Hamid Mir is a board certified orthopedic spine surgeon with fellowship training in combined neurosurgical and orthopedic spine surgery. He has offices in Orange County and Los Angeles serving Costa Mesa, Newport Beach, Marina Del Rey, Santa Monica, Riverside, and Palm Springs. Specializing in cervical, thoracic, and lumbar diseases including degenerative, stenosis, fracture, infection, scoliosis, revision, and complex reconstructions.

Dr. Hamid Mir is a member of American Board of Orthopedic Surgery with fellowship training in combined neurosurgical and orthopedic spine surgery at Cedars Sinai Medical Center in 2004. As a top rated spine surgeon, he specializes in cervical, thoracic, and lumbar spine diseases including degenerative, stenosis, fracture, infection, scoliosis, revision, and complex reconstructions.

Dr. Mir focused his practice on minimally invasive techniques. As Medical Director of DISC Sports & Spine Center, Dr. Mir is at the forefront of the field of minimally invasive spine surgery. The benefits of these techniques include less post-operative pain, quicker recovery reduced blood loss, less soft tissue damage, smaller surgical incisions, less scarring and improved function.

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    Spinal Stenosis: A Common Cause of Leg Pain

    If you suffer from spinal stenosis leg pain, you’re not alone. This condition is quite common, especially among older adults. While there’s no cure for spinal stenosis, there are treatments that can help ease the pain and improve your quality of life. In this article, we’ll discuss the causes, symptoms,

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    What You Need to Know About Spine Revision Surgery

    It’s no secret that the spine is one of the most complicated and stressed parts of your body. It has to support your weight, keep your organs in place, and protect your nerves—which means it needs to be strong, flexible, and able to handle a lot of stress. But sometimes,

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    Spine Surgery Drainage: What it Means

    Spinal issues have become more and more prevalent in recent generations. Many of the back,  neck and lower spine problems that people are encountering may be the result of occupational issues.  As the world has grown ever more connected many people in the developed and developing world have become increasingly

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    Scoliosis Surgery - Goals & Procedures

    Scoliosis is a medical condition that’s characterized by the sideway curvature of the spine. Most people with scoliosis may not require treatments at all depending on the degree of the spinal curvature. Medical experts typically reserve surgery for infants with scoliosis or those with severe scoliosis.  Without proper treatment, the

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    6 Types of Spine Surgery

    Many back pain cases go away with conservative treatment or by themselves. But for those that do require surgery, there are many options available today. If your doctor has recommended spine surgery, it may include one of the following procedures after consulting with a specialist spine surgeon in Irvine, CA:

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    Spine Surgery Recovery: What to Expect

    Spine surgery recovery depends on many factors including your overall health, the severity of symptoms you had before the procedure, and the type of spinal surgery you underwent. For example, if you had spinal fusion surgery to join two discs together, it may take between six months to a year

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    5 Tips to Improve Posture and Alignment of Your Spine

    Your spine is essential to your overall health. Proper alignment and posture keep your bones and joints in their proper place so that your muscles, ligaments, and tendons can work correctly. When your spine is out of alignment, it puts extra strain on these tissues and can lead to pain,

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    How to Decompress the Spine at Home

    Back pain is a common theme among people across the globe. As many as 16 million adults note they experience persistent or chronic pain in their backs [1]. Unfortunately, there isn’t much that can be done to prevent back pain if you have it. However, there are ways to manage

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    Common Causes Of Upper Back Pain

    Also known as the thoracic spine, the upper back is the region between the neck and lower back. This part of the body is responsible for carrying the weight of the upper body as well as connecting parts of the skeleton to each other such as the rib cage to

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    2 Common Back Injuries from Lifting Weights 

    Lifting weights has many benefits such as increasing muscle mass, reducing body fat, improving overall health and wellness etc. However, weight lifting places a lot of stress and strain on the back and spine which can easily result in many injuries. Some of which may require working with an established

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    Thoracic Spine FAQs

    The spine can be complex to self diagnose be in injury, tightness or pain. We put this quick FAQ guide to together with regards to the thoracic spine. 1. What Is the Thoracic Spine and Where Is It Located? This is the middle part of the spinal column that encompasses

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    Common Causes of Lower Back Pain

    If there’s one kind of pain that most Americans have to deal with, it’s lower back pain. It is one of the most painful conditions that the human body experiences and one of the most common. Fortunately, the causes of lower back pain are not mysterious. We know that there

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    Yoga and Exercises for Good Spine Health

    You may be one of thousands who suffer from back pain. It is estimated that 6 out of 10 people in the world suffer from pain generating from the spine. In the United States, spinal surgery is one of the three most common surgeries performed. People often look for alternative

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    Yoga Stretches, Diet, and Simple Solutions for a Healthy Spine

    Are you one of many who suffer from back pain? It’s estimated that 6 out of 10 people in the world will, at some point suffer from a spine or back ailment. In the United States, spinal surgery is one of the three most common surgeries performed. There are alternative solutions for a

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    Is Cold or Heat More Effective for Back and Neck Pain Relief?

    Acute or Chronic Pain When your back or neck pain is acute and there is soft tissue swelling, ice or cold helps to lower the swelling. That’s usually the case for most musculoskeletal and orthopedic injuries including knee, ankle, neck, back or shoulders. Ice or cold is also helpful after

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    3 Ways to Reduce the Risk of Back Injury When Lifting

    Whether it’s a child, bushel of laundry, or a box, there will always be a need for you to lift something now and then. Your spine is designed to handle some level of stress and strain, but improper lifting of the things you need to carry can result in an

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