Complementary and alternative medical treatments like herbal supplements are increasingly used among older patients and patients with chronic pain, but they could have harmful side effects when combined with medications taken during and after orthopedic surgery, according to an American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons news release.
Published in Pain Management
DePuy Mitek has awarded $60,000 to charities for four PGA Tour players through the ORTHOVISC PGA Tour Player Charity Program, according to a DePuy news release.
Wednesday, 12 October 2011 11:56

10 Spine and Neurosurgeons for NFL Teams

Here are 10 spine surgeons who are official team providers for National Football League teams.
Published in Spine
Kenneth G. Swan, Jr., MD, has joined Raritan Bay Medical Center's Human Motion Institute in Perth Amboy, N.J., according to a report from New Jersey Today.
Published in Practice Management
Marc J. Philippon, managing partner at The Steadman Clinic and director of the Steadman Phillippon Research Institute in Vail, Colo., was recently named to the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Team Foundation's board of trustees, according to U.S. Ski Team news release.
The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons has established the Alan M. Levine, MD, Education Fund, named for the organization's former chair of the AAOS Council on Education who died suddenly in 2009, according to an AAOS Now report.
The Food and Drug Administration granted 25 orthopedic- and spine-related devices 510(k) clearance in September, according to an FDA report.
Gabe Lewullis, MD, an orthopedic surgeon, has joined Bayhealth Medical Center in Dover, according to a Dover Post report.
Published in Practice Management
Cameron Knight, MD, an orthopedic surgeon, recently joined The Jackson (Tenn.) Clinic, according to a report from The Jackson Sun.
Published in Practice Management
Friday, 07 October 2011 16:04

Ascendx Spine Names Romano Ferrari Chairman

Romano Ferrari, former president of Medtronic AVE Europe, has been appointed chairman of Ascendx Spine, according to an Ascendx Spine news release.
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