Warsaw, Ind.-based OrthoPediatrics Corp. sponsored the 3rd International Children's Spine Symposium in Orlando, Fla., from March 3 to 4, 2017.
It is not uncommon that patients seeking care for back and neck pain will report a lengthy and often frustrating process of getting relief.
A spine fracture leads to a downward spiral of complications for elderly people, often resulting in death.
Here are eight things for spinal surgeons to know for March 9, 2017.
A new study published in Spinal Deformity examines the timing of complications for adult spinal deformity correction.
Karsten Ritter-Lang, MD, and Jan Spiller, MD, published their book, To Fuse or Not to Fuse: How Artificial Disc Replacement, Hybrid Fusion, and Fusion Alternatives are Changing the World of Spinal Fusion.
A new study published in Spine examines the frailty index as a predictor for cervical spinal fusion patients' outcomes.
A study published in Spine compared patient, parent and surgeon preoperative concerns prior to posterior spinal fusion to treat adolescent idiopathic scoliosis.
A new study published in Spine examines how the loads active duty Marines carry impact their lumbar spine.
Here are five spine surgeons and neurosurgeons who recently received awards or promotions.
Here are eight key stories on outpatient spine trends and news.
Michael Gleiber, MD, of West Palm Beach, Fla.-based Concierge Spine Surgery will serve as honorary chair for Johnson City, Tenn.-based The Spine Health Foundation's 2017 Derby Day fundraiser in Bristol, Va.
Andrew W. Moulton, MD, is now Lakewood Ranch (Fla.) Medical Center's chief of surgery, according to Herald-Tribune.
A significant gap in spine surgery safety awareness struck Michael Vitale, MD MPH, of New York City-based NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia Orthopedics, in 2012.
A new study published in Spine examines the accuracy and safety of pedicle screw placement using CT for patients undergoing adolescent idiopathic scoliosis correction surgery.

16. Mars: The spinal frontier — 4 details

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Flights to Mars may harm your spine, according to Five Thirty Eight.
The SpineHope Foundation sponsored a medical mission trip to offer spine surgeries for San José, Costa Rica-based National Children's Hospital patients, according to The Tico Times News.
Here are 10 spine surgeons who made the headlines this week:
The Senate confirmed Ben Carson, MD, as the next Housing and Urban Development Secretary, the New York Times reports.
Four spine surgeons discuss the potential disadvantages for providers under President Donald Trump.
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