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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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    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 a certified

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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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    Communicating Effectively with Your Spine Surgeon

    Communication is essential when visiting a spine surgeon in Marina Del Rey, CA for a more accurate diagnosis of your back pain. You can increase your odds of experiencing a productive recovery or reaching a point where your discomfort is comfortably managed. Make sure to think about the questions you’ll

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    4 Things Patients Should Know About Spinal Fusion

    Performed more than 400,000 times each year in the United States, spinal fusion surgery is a fairly common procedure. In a nutshell, it involves the connecting of two or more adjacent bones of the spine (vertebrae) to restore the stability of the spine. Here are 4 things you’ll need to

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    What Is the Difference Between a Bulging and Herniated Disc?

    The terms “bulging” and “herniated” are often incorrectly used interchangeably to describe pain related to a spinal disc. This is because both terms refer to a similar condition. Spinal disc abnormalities become a problem when nearby nerves are affected. Having a better understanding of these terms can help determine the

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    5 Most Common Causes of Spine Injuries needing Spine Surgery in Orange County

    More than 12,000 people sustain and survive spinal cord injuries each year. Any injury to the spinal cord has the potential to cause lasting damage and involve extensive therapy,  and an assortment of related challenges and frustrations. Consider some of the leading causes of spinal cord injuries to get a

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    5 Ways to Alleviate Arthritis Pain Naturally

    Osteoarthritis, a type of degenerative arthritis caused by age-related wear, and rheumatoid arthritis are the two most common forms of a condition that affects approximately 50 million Americans. Natural remedies are especially appealing if you’re looking to reduce the risk of side effects associated with some medications. Though severe arthritis-related

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    Alternative Non-surgical Treatments for Scoliosis

    The sideways curvature of the spine characteristic of scoliosis often develops during childhood growth spurts. Scoliosis is only a problem if the curvature reaches a point where nerves are compressed, which sometimes happens in adulthood due to age-related changes to the spine and supporting discs. Luckily, there are a few

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    Differences Between Minimally Invasive Surgery & Laser Spine Surgery

    Laser spine surgery (LSS) is often assumed to be a type of minimally invasive spine surgery (MISS). Though this is technically true in many respects, there are also a few important differences to consider. If you are at a point where spine surgery is a possible source of pain relief

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    4 Home Remedies That Can Alleviate Your Neck Pain

    Affecting anywhere from 50 to 70 percent of the population at one time or another, neck pain is almost as common as back pain. Fortunately, most instances of neck pain are temporary and don’t necessarily require going through a spinal fusion procedure. In fact, neck pain often responds well to

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    Do You Need Back Surgery for Your Chronic Pain?

    If you’re one of nearly 15 million people who go to the doctor each year for chronic back pain, relief is understandably the first thing on your mind. Defined as pain lasting 6 months or more, chronic pain can range from mild to debilitating and often demands attention. However, it

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