Wednesday, 07 November 2012 17:06
The National Committee for Quality Assurance Back Recognition Program recognized Edith Rumbaut, MD, for providing superior care for low back pain patients, according to an Ultimate Pearland report.
Friday, 02 November 2012 12:16
Richard N. Wohns, MD, JD, MBA, founder and president of South Sound Neurosurgery in Puyallup, Wash., recently conducted a study titled "A Comparison of the Safety of Lumbar Fusions Performed as Outpatient (<25-Hour Discharge) or Inpatient (>24-Hour Discharge) Procedures." He presented the paper at the North American Spine Society 2012 Annual Meeting in October.
Published in Spine
Wednesday, 31 October 2012 11:51
Published in Spine
Wednesday, 31 October 2012 07:42
Alexander Bailey, MD, a spine surgeon at Precision Spine & Orthopaedic Specialists in Overland Park, Kan., discusses how spinal cord stimulation impacts back pain care and where the technology is headed in the future.
Monday, 29 October 2012 09:11
A new iPad app, My Pain Diary HD, is now available for chronic pain patients.
Friday, 26 October 2012 13:54
A recent survey of North American Spine Society membership discussed why people with back pain go without treatment. According to the report, 66.5 percent of spine specialists surveyed believed that the fear of prospective treatments keep their patients from seeking help.
Wednesday, 24 October 2012 08:34
Biotechnology company Cytonics has received a patent related to its Fibronectin-Aggercan Complex Test, which detects the presence of Fibronectin-Aggrecan Complex in patients with spine or joint related pain.
Tuesday, 23 October 2012 07:53
Dwight D. Eisenhower Army Medical Center recently launched an interdisciplinary pain center which affords soldiers alternative treatment for back pain, according to a report from The Augusta Chronicle.
Friday, 12 October 2012 10:44
Laxmaiah Manchikanti, MD, chairman of the American Society for Interventional Pain Physicians, was recently featured in an Every Day Health report discussing the recent fungal meningitis outbreak from contaminated steroid injections from a compounding pharmacy.
Thursday, 04 October 2012 08:07
The American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians and North American Neuromodulation Society are asking the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services not to allow nurse anesthetists to receive coverage for medical treatment for chronic pain patients.