Latest Spinal stenosis Stories

2011-09-07 17:00:00

SpineUniverse.com has included Lali Sekhon, MD, PhD, FACS from Nevada Neurosurgery, Reno, Nevada, as part of itâs prestigious Editorial Board of spine specialists. 100 surgeons are listed, with many from world-renowned organizations such as the Mayo Clinic, Johns Hopkins, the Cleveland Clinic and UCLA. SpineUniverse has identified the leaders in the field of spine care; the people who âœare publishing important research, developing new treatments and...

2011-08-24 13:55:00

Recently, top surgeon Dr. Kaixuan Liu explained the importance of early diagnosis when treating spinal stenosis. He was quoted as saying "spinal stenosis occurs most often in people over 60, and there are about 400,000 60-plus Americans who have it right now." Edison, NJ (PRWEB) August 24, 2011 Add this to the list of not-so-great things that happen as we age: spinal stenosis. Itâs a narrowing of the spinal cord and nerves that can trigger pain, numbness, and weakness in the...

2011-08-09 17:10:00

SAN JOSE, Calif., Aug. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- SI-BONE, Inc. (San Jose, California), a medical device company with a surgical solution for treating the sacroiliac (SI) joint, announced today that it has initiated a retrospective clinical study at high volume clinical sites in the U.S. as part of its key corporate initiative to achieve a robust body of clinical and economic evidence for its iFuse Implant System®. The retrospective clinical study is designed to assist in...

2011-07-21 10:48:00

FRANKLIN, Tenn., July 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- MedSolutions, a leading provider of medical management services, today announced the launch of its Lumbar Spine Surgery Management Program for ensuring the clinical appropriateness of spine surgery for individuals suffering from lower back pain, spinal stenosis, spondylolisthesis, scoliosis, trauma, infections and degenerative disc disease. It has been estimated that up to 80 percent of the population experiences low back pain during their...

2011-05-18 10:40:00

PITTSBURGH, May 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Tom Corbett was discharged around 11 a.m. today from Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh, where he underwent back surgery Monday morning. Corbett, who resumed his duties shortly after the surgery, will continue working from his home in suburban Pittsburgh while recuperating. He is expected to return to Harrisburg by the end of the week. The surgery, performed by orthopaedic specialists Dr. Mark A. Fye and Dr. Patrick J....

2011-05-13 11:21:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., May 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Tom Corbett will undergo back surgery for treatment of spinal stenosis on Monday morning, May 16, at Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh. The surgery, to be performed by orthopaedic spinal specialist Dr. Mark A. Fye and orthopaedic surgeon Dr. Patrick J. DeMeo, is considered to be a routine procedure, but will require Corbett to stay in the hospital one or two days. Corbett expects to resume his duties by Tuesday,...

2011-05-13 00:00:29

A Doctor In Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin Offers Alternative Pain Relief Methods For People Who Continue To Have Pain After Back Surgery Menomonee Falls, WI (PRWEB) May 12, 2011 There have been four major scientific studies that show spinal fusion surgery can be ineffective and harmful to patients. One of the studies that appeared in the journal, Spine, reported that patients who undergo this surgery, return to equivalent pre-operation pain levels, within two years. (SPINE 2001;26:2521-2532)...

2011-05-11 00:00:28

Dr. Eben Davis, founder of Executive Express Chiropractic and Spinal Decompression in downtown San Francisco recently performed spinal disc decompression treatment number 10,000. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) May 09, 2011 Non-surgical spinal decompression is performed on a computerized machine that is designed and built to treat conditions such as herniated and bulging discs, degenerative disc disease, spinal stenosis, and facet syndrome. The machines that are used at San Francisco Spinal...

2011-05-04 09:21:00

TAMPA, Fla., May 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Phil Garcia, president of The Spine Foundation (http://www.TheSpineFoundation.org), an organization focused on providing patients with financial support and services essential to treat spinal conditions and disorders, has announced that it will fund a group of volunteers that will travel to Ecuador on a general medical and orthopedic mission trip. The group, consisting of three medical providers, three registered nurses and nine staff members, will...

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