Items Tagged ‘Dr. Nick Shamie’

March 31, 2016

Happy smiling doctor

By areiss areiss

Dr. Nick Shamie is the friendliest doctor that I have ever met, and I’m 80 years old. He always has a smile on his face and is very happy and cheerful. Plus, he is a great doctor and surgeon.

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Tags: Doctors Day, Dr. Nick Shamie, Orthopaedics, patient stories

March 30, 2016

Growing A Backbone

By allhearrtracing allhearrtracing

When I was 19 I was diagnosed with severe spinal stenosis, I had gone from being in pain chronically since I was 16 unaware of my symptoms to constant agony for every hour of every day for years. Physical therapy did nothing, acupressure and acupuncture barely made a dent, then when I was left with […]

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Tags: acupressure, acupuncture, Doctors Day, Dr. Nick Shamie, orthopedic, patient stories, physical therapy, spinal stenosis

June 30, 2011

James’ Story – UCLA Spine Center

By Edna Edna

  James Matthews thought the increasing levels of pain in his neck and the numbness that ran down his right arm were just a routine part of getting older. “All through these 10 years, I accepted it, thinking it was normal,” says the 54-year-old administrative manager. But the symptoms James was experiencing were anything but […]

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Tags: Dr. Nick Shamie, orthopedic, patient stories, UCLA Spine Center