Anthony Galea, MD, an orthopedic surgeon in Toronto, has agreed to cooperate with federal investigators on charges that he used human growth hormones when treating professional athletes, according to a report from The Vancouver Sun.
The Ohio Senate has unanimously passed a bill that would allow a licensed physician from out-of-state to treat members of a visiting athletic team participating in an Ohio sporting event, according to a Telegraph-Forum report.
Los Angeles Lakers player Kobe Bryant recently received a platelet-rich plasma injection in Europe, according to an ESPN report.
Wednesday, 29 June 2011 13:13

ACSM Releases New Adult Exercise Guidelines

The American College of Sports Medicine released new guidelines on the recommended quality and quantity of exercise for adults, according to an organization news release.
A larger amount of fat is associated with high levels of low back pain intensity and disability, according to a study published in Spine.
Published in Spine
Alex Vaccaro, MD, a spine surgeon at Rothman Institute in Philadelphia, will be featured in a documentary from The Science Channel about The Elephant Man, according to a Philly Burbs report.
Published in Spine
The full-endoscopic interlaminar bilateral decompression with a unilateral approach is sufficient and safe as an alternative to traditional procedures for patients with spinal stenosis, according to a study published in Spine.
Published in Spine
Saqib Siddiqui, MD, a spine surgeon who runs The Spine Center in Houston, recently began performing minimally invasive sacroiliac joint fusions, according to a practice news release.
Published in Spine
In a recent study, researchers found that the number of neurological complications associated with cervical laminoplasty on patients with ossification of the posterior longitudinal ligament were greater than they anticipated, according to an article published in Spine.
Published in Spine
Wenzel Spine, based in Austin, Texas, has announced the 26,000th successful implantation of the Stand-Alone VariLift Expandable Interbody Fusion Device, according to a company news release.
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