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Education in spine care during COVID-19

Education in spine care during COVID-19

Jonathan Rasouli (Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, USA) details discussions at the Virtual Global Spine Conference (May 5), which hosted key opinion leaders to discuss the impact of...

Rope or rod? Torn between scoliosis surgeries

Rope or rod? Torn between scoliosis surgeries

This story is from The Pulse, a weekly health and science podcast. Subscribe on Apple Podcasts, Stitcher or wherever you get your podcasts. For a long time, spinal fusion was...

Product recall of spinal support rod for children sparks concern

Product recall of spinal support rod for children sparks concern

Surgeons who have used a spinal support rod in children with severe scoliosis have been advised to consult with their patients following a product recall by the US...

Is the Tethering Juice Worth the Squeeze in AIS?

Is the Tethering Juice Worth the Squeeze in AIS?

The tried-and-true treatment for progressive adolescent idiopathic scoliosis (AIS) is a posterior spinal fusion (PSF). However, for skeletally immature patients, there is...

All The Reasons Why Your Middle Back Hurts, Plus How to Fix It

All The Reasons Why Your Middle Back Hurts, Plus How to Fix It

Image zoom Alessandro De Carli/EyeEm/Getty While it's often completely dismissed or just mistaken as upper back pain, middle back pain relates to inflammation surrounding the...

High Failure Rate for Magnetic Rod System in Scoliosis Surgery

High Failure Rate for Magnetic Rod System in Scoliosis Surgery

A surgical magnetic rod system used to treat scoliosis in children has a high failure rate, necessitating multiple surgeries and causing significant morbidity in these young...

Back pain when breathing: 8 causes

Back pain when breathing: 8 causes

If back pain occurs when a person breathes, it can signal an underlying medical condition. In some cases the pain is sharp, and possible causes range from inflammation or...

Get Straight On These Myths About Bad Posture

Get Straight On These Myths About Bad Posture

Shot of a group of people doing yoga PeopleImages/Getty Images Fact or fiction? Chicago-based chiropractic physician Richard Arrandt, D.C. is here to dispell some bad-posture...

Spinal stenosis: Causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment

Spinal stenosis: Causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment

Spinal stenosis is a condition that causes compression of the nerves in the spine. It can lead to a range of symptoms, including pain, weakness, and numbness in different parts...

Computed Tomography Osteoabsorptiometry for Imaging of Degenerative Disc Disease by The NASS Podcast

Computed Tomography Osteoabsorptiometry for Imaging of Degenerative Disc Disease by The NASS Podcast

Moderator Tobias Mattei, MD chats with author Max Hans-Peter Gay, PhD about his article titled, "Computed tomography osteoabsorptiometry for imaging of degenerative disc...

Cervical Disc Replacement by The NASS Podcast

Cervical Disc Replacement by The NASS Podcast

Cervical Disc Replacement Ask the Experts: A Lifelong Learning Series - October 2021 Cervical Disc Replacement Richard Guyer, MD Scott Blumenthal, MD Disclosures: Blumenthal,...

Operative treatment for ASD associated with significant long term health-related quality of life improvements - Spinal News International

Operative treatment for ASD associated with significant long term health-related quality of life improvements - Spinal News International

Operative treatment for adult spinal deformity (ASD) provides significant improvement in health-related quality of life at minimum three-year follow-up (mean 4.1 years),...