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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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Dr. Hamid Mir, M.D.

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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    Bulging Disc vs. Herniated Disc: What's the Difference?

    You often hear them in the same sentence and used interchangeably, but bulging disc and herniated disc have several key differences that should be well understood by anyone at risk. We will explore the key differences between bulging discs and herniated discs, two common spinal conditions that can cause discomfort

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    Is Degenerative Disc Disease Hereditary?

    Degenerative Disc Disease (DDD) is a prevalent condition that causes chronic pain and disability in individuals, whether as a consequence of age or other factors like their daily activities, injuries, or medical conditions. But as researchers delve into the understanding of this degenerative disorder, the question of its hereditary component

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    The 5 Back Pain Emergencies to Watch Out For

    Anyone who’s near or has passed their 30s knows that back pain has become a regular part of their lives. Almost 80% of adults experience some form of pain or discomfort in their backs, so you shouldn’t panic at the slightest hint of low-back pain.  However, certain painful symptoms may

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    How Fast Does Degenerative Disc Disease Progress?

    Millions of people worldwide know all too well how complex our backs can be, so most might not be surprised to learn that it degrades over time, giving us trouble as we grow older. It’s normal for our spines to not be as flexible and firm as younger people or

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    What You Need to Know About Anesthesia for Spine Surgery

    One crucial aspect that ensures the safety and success of spine surgeries is anesthesia. Anesthesia plays a vital role in minimizing pain, providing comfort, and ensuring patient immobility during the procedure. Understanding the basics of anesthesia for spine surgery is essential for patients and their families to make informed decisions

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    Tips for Managing Pain and Discomfort During Spine Surgery Recovery

    Recovering from spine surgery can be a challenging and uncomfortable process, but there are several tips that can help manage pain and promote a smoother recovery. By incorporating certain strategies into your routine and seeking guidance from your healthcare professional, you can better manage pain and enhance your overall well-being

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    Understanding the Benefits of Physical Therapy After Spine Surgery

    Spine surgery is a significant medical intervention that aims to alleviate pain, improve mobility, and enhance the overall quality of life for individuals with spinal conditions. While the surgery itself plays a crucial role in addressing the underlying issues, the journey to full recovery extends beyond the operating room. Physical

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    Common Complications of Spine Surgery and How to Prevent Them

    Spine surgery is no different from other types of surgery in that it could result in complications. The dangers of your procedure are probably one of your first inquiries if you have planned spine surgery. We’ll aim to address some basic questions and worries about spine surgery, along with the

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    If You Suffer from Back Pain You’re Not Alone

    According to the WebMD, almost 80% of people will suffer from back pain at least once during their lifetime. Most other sources use similar statistics. So, it’s fair to say that roughly 80% of the population has experienced back pain at some point in their lives. Some 16 million adults — 8 percent of

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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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