American Spine Center

Non-surgical Treatment for
Spine & Joint Pain

Non surgical treatment for Back, Neck, Knee and Shoulder

Nutrition & Wellness

We strongly believe in a comprehensive approach to treatment. We evaluate the patient’s medical condition and risk factors for spine problems.

Wellness Lifestyle : We believe that the patient’s active participation with treatment protocol produces long-lasting results. We review all conditions as well as risk factors. We address many issues; such as smoking cessation, overweight problems, ergonomic changes, and exercise that can fit into any lifestyle or schedule. We feel that implementing these changes will improve the chances of long-lasting results so the patient can enjoy a normal active life.

Common Conditions we manage :

  • Obesity
  • Weight maintenance
  • Osteoporosis
  • Arthritis
  • Diabetes
  • Hypertension
  • Programs for high performance athletes

Consultation & Education

We Address risk factors which include :

  • Smoking as it a factor for Atherosclerosis
  • Vitamin D deficiency
  • Overweight
  • Diabetes
  • Lifetime exercise program

Vitamin D is present in the spinal cord, nerve root, dorsal root ganglia and glial cell. It affects detoxification pathways. It defends against cell injury caused via free radicals. Vitamin D down regulates inflammatory cytokine. It down regulates inflammatory chemo kinase released by Glialcells. It up regulates glialcell derived neurotrophic factor (GDNF). It down regulates tumornecrosis factor and interleukin. It affects the muscle growth and proliferation of type 1 and type 2 muscle fibers.

Vitamin D

Vitamin D Intake

The recommended amounts of vitamin D for adults are as follows :

  • For people over 50 (and postmenopausal women): 400-800 i.u. of vitamin D per day. For people over 65 or 70, at least 600 i.u. is usually recommended.
  • For people 25-50 years old (and premenopausal women): 400 i.u. of vitamin D per day.

Correcting a vitamin D deficiency has several components :

  • Eating a diet rich in vitamin D. This is more challenging than calcium as vitamin D is found naturally in only a few foods, like fatty fish (e.g., salmon), liver and cod liver oil, and egg yolks. However, vitamin D fortified foods, such as many types of milk, cereal, bread, and orange juice, are widely available.
  • Exposing the body, primarily the face, hands and arms, to sunshine. With direct exposure to sunlight, vitamin D is manufactured in the skin. Ten to fifteen minutes of sunshine two to three times per week will satisfy the body’s need for vitamin D. However, as people age they are less able to make vitamin D through the skin. Additionally, sunscreen reduces the body’s ability to absorb sunlight needed to manufacture vitamin D.
  • As necessary, taking a vitamin D supplement. Calcium supplements and multivitamins also can contain vitamin D, so patients are advised to read all labels carefully, and if necessary, to discuss intake with their physician or pharmacist. Since excessive doses of vitamin D can be harmful, patients are advised to talk with their doctor about the right intake for their particular situation. The Institute of Medicine recommends no more than 2,000 i.u. per day.

We Accept All Major Insurances

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  • Abu Dhabi National Insurance CompanyGLOBEMED GROUP CELEBRATES
  • Al Buhaira National Insurance CompanyAl Khazna Insurance Company P.S.C
  • AetnaNeuron Insurance
  • Iris Health ServicesMSH INTERNATIONAL
  • Daman Health InsuranceAafiya Medical Billing Services
  • AMITY SCHOOL OF INSURANCE, BANKING & ACTUARIAL SCIENCE MetLife – Insurance
  • MedNetAllianz
  • Whealth International LLCSaudi Arabian Cooperative Insurance Company (SAICO)
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  • Practice Locations

    Dubai, UAE

    Dubai Healthcare City, Building No 27, Block C, Suite 301 P.O. Box: 99227, Dubai, U.A.E

    TOLL FREE UAE: 800-100-999
    Phone +971 4 454 1131
    Phone +971 50 857 4775
    Fax: +971 4 435 6169

    Clinic Timings: Saturday-Thursday 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM

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  • Practice Locations

    United States Of America

    Sylacauga, AL
    120 South Anniston Ave. Sylacauga, AL 35150
    Phone (256) 249-5500

    Birmingham, AL
    7500 Hugh Daniel Dr., Suite 250, 35242
    Phone (205) 991-3300

    Talladega, AL
    202 Medical Office Park, Talladega, AL 35160
    Phone (256) 362-7009

  • Practice Locations

    Oman

    Ghala Heights, Mezzanine Floor
    Bldg. No. 68, Way No. 5007
    Ghala, Sultanate of Oman
    Phone +968 24593463 / 65/ 67
    Fax: +968 24593426

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