Written by Laura Dyrda | Wednesday, 15 February 2017 10:06
A study published in Clinical Spine Surgery compares PEEK cages with an Acrylic cage for anterior cervical discectomy and fusion.
Written by Adam Schrag | Tuesday, 14 February 2017 19:22
Millerton, Okla.-based Phillips Co. announced that rub-it-on TetraStem treatment can help spinal cord-injured patients recover.
Written by Megan Wood | Tuesday, 14 February 2017 16:58
American College of Physicians offers new guidelines for how physicians should treat low back pain, in an article published in Annals of Internal Medicine.
Written by Laura Dyrda | Tuesday, 14 February 2017 10:02
A new study published in Spine examines how vancomycin and gentamicin antibiotics affect human osteoblast proliferation, metabolic function and bone mineralization during spine surgery.
Written by Megan Wood | Monday, 13 February 2017 20:58
Daniel Fulkerson, MD, a pediatric neurosurgeon in Indianapolis, published his first book titled, "Nothing Good Happens at…The Baby Hospital."
Written by Adam Schrag | Monday, 13 February 2017 20:00
A recent study conducted at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center in Columbus found that spinal cord patients are often in danger of contracting infections and diseases during hospital rehabilitation, according to Digital Journal.
7. Dr. Robert Galler steps into neurosurgery director role at Peconic Bay Medical Center: 5 highlightsWritten by Megan Wood | Monday, 13 February 2017 19:55
Riverhead, N.Y.-based Peconic Bay Medical Center, a part of Great Neck, N.Y.-based Northwell Health, named Robert M. Galler, DO, the new director of neurosurgery.
Written by Megan Wood | Monday, 13 February 2017 19:54
Rush University Medical Center researchers investigated patients' knowledge of radiation exposure from spinal imaging, in a study published in The Spine Journal.
Written by Laura Dyrda | Monday, 13 February 2017 11:10
An article published in Clinical Spine Surgery examines the perioperative complications associated with spinal metastases surgery.
Written by Megan Wood | Friday, 10 February 2017 21:45
A pain management conference, PAINWeekEnd, will take place in Denver on March 4 and March 5, 2017. Global Education Group provides the conference.
11. Study: Marines at higher risk to suffer from lower back pain and disc degeneration — 7 takeawaysWritten by Adam Schrag | Friday, 10 February 2017 18:57
A study in titled "Lumbar Spine Postures in Marines During Simulated Operational Positions" correlates marines' activities with increased lower back pain and intervertebral disc degeneration, according to The Lemoore Navy News.
Written by Megan Wood | Friday, 10 February 2017 17:54
Amino conducted an analysis of every injury diagnosis in its database between 2012 and 2016.
13. Drs. John Barker, Donald Hales & more: 4 spine surgeons in the headlines this week — Feb. 10, 2017Written by Adam Schrag | Friday, 10 February 2017 15:28
Here are four spine surgeons who were in the news this week:
Written by Adam Schrag | Thursday, 09 February 2017 22:25
John R. Barker, MD, of Rocky Mountain Spine Clinic in Lone Tree, Colo., will be included in the upcoming publication of The Leading Physicians of the World.
Written by Megan Wood | Thursday, 09 February 2017 19:51
New York City-based Weill Cornell Medicine's Center for Comprehensive Spine Care offers spine patients a new kind of experience.
Written by Anuja Vaidya | Thursday, 09 February 2017 19:20
Three spine surgeons discuss healthcare regulatory burdens.
Written by Megan Wood | Thursday, 09 February 2017 14:33
Here are eight things for spinal surgeons to know for Feb. 9, 2017.
Written by Laura Dyrda | Thursday, 09 February 2017 10:43
The International Society for the Advancement of Spine Surgery submitted comments to Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield about coding edits, one of which is scheduled for implementation this year.
Written by Adam Schrag | Wednesday, 08 February 2017 21:50
BioRestorative Therapies of Melville, N.Y., received FDA clearance to begin phase two of their BRTX-100 clinical trial.
Written by Adam Schrag | Wednesday, 08 February 2017 18:25
Spine surgeon, Donald Hales, MD, retired as the longest practicing surgeon at Flagstaff, Ariz.-based Northern Arizona Orthopaedics, according to the Flagstaff Business News.