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Dr. David Samadi, prostate cancer surgeon, talks to viewers about the causes of back pain and backaches and suggests tips for reducing daily stress on the back. Sitting for prolonged periods, carrying heavy purses, and wearing heels and flips flops are among the contributors to back pain. Dr. Samadi suggests walking around, stretching, daily exercise, yoga, and replacing mattresses every 5-7 years as tips for improving back health. He also reminds viewers that back pain can be referred pain from other medical problems such as pancreatic disease, ulcers, kidney problems, and even cancer that has spread to the bone. Spinal stenosis and herniated discs are examples neurovascular or musculoskeletal problems that cause severe back pain.

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Little Johnny Rivero, Puerto Rico

PROSTATE CANCER! How could it be? I'm young and have had annual PSA tests to monitor my prostate cancer risk. I only recently began to experience sharp pain in my lower back but I knew I had to seek treatment.

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משה א., כפר סבא ישראל

ברצוני להודות לך מקרב לב על הטיפול המסור, האישי והמקצועי שהענקת לי מהרגע הראשון לקשר בינינו ועד עתה. הגעתי יחד עם רעייתי אסנת לניו יורק ימים ספורים לפני ביצוע הניתוח הרובוטי לכריתת הערמונית, שהתקיים ב- 4.5.2011.

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Mario J., USA

Several weeks ago I found myself not waking from a nightmare but waking into one. This was after being diagnosed with cancer. My life was spiraling out of control and reaching the epitome of despair. In a true sense of the word, I was experiencing an existential crisis. At moments I even questioned whether my life was worth going forward.

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Rita D., USA

It was Dr. Samadi himself wanting to speak with both of us to find out exactly what we needed and how he could help us. Dr. Samadi was a true hero in this story. I love him for what he did and would recommend him to anyone who has been diagnosed with prostate cancer.

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