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Spinal stenosis is one of the most common causes of back pain in older adults. Affecting millions of people from their fifth decade on, stenosis is one of the chief causes of pain and loss of physical function.
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Gloucester Daily Times
...Cheng, MD, is a neurosurgeon at Rhode Island Hospital and the lead author says that findings from earlier studies wherein spinal cord stimulation (SCS) had improved motor functions of patients, prompted them to test SCS on a single 82-year-old male with PD. “Our...
...improved the growth of nerves into a graft. "We wanted to take this further and look at the animal model most relevant to human spinal cord injury," says Schnaar. "Typically, in motor vehicle accidents for example, vertebra shift and pinch the spinal cord,...
...to reposition the bulging discs and pull extruded disc material back into place, taking pressure off of the pinched nerves. Spinal experts believe that nutrients, oxygen and fluids are drawn into the disc to create a rejuvenated environment favorable to healing. Because...
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Excitability changes in the sciatic nerve and triceps surae muscle after ...7thSpace Interactive (press release)From the onset to the chronic phase of spinal cord injury (SCI), peripheral axons and muscles are subjected to abnormal states of activity. ..."Stakeholder Opinions: Spinal Cord Injury - Attractive niche market with multi ...PR-inside.com (press release)all 2 news articles »
ReutersSilk brain implant could aid spinal injuries, epilepsyReutersSuch devices might help people with epilepsy, spinal cord injuries and even help operate artificial arms and legs, the researchers report in the journal ...A brain-recording device that melts into placePhysOrg.comall 18 news articles »
Rosenhaus denies that Rob Gronkowski has spinal stenosisProFootballTalkIn response to a recent report from NFLDraftScout.com that Gronkowski has spinal stenosis -- the condition that ended Michael Irvin's career prematurely ...Rob Gronkowski: Agent: Gronkowski doesn't have stenosisRotoworld.com[Draft] Drew Rosenhaus Says There Is No Concerns About Rob Gronkowski's BackBleacher Reportall 3 news articles »
BBC NewsYork patients' plea for back injectionsBBC NewsYork's NHS is being urged to reverse a decision to stop giving spinal injections to some back pain sufferers. North Yorkshire and York Primary Care Trust ...and more »
Spinal health run kicks off seasonSarnia ObserverCanatara Park will be venue on Saturday, May 1 for a run-walk marking the start of Spinal Health Week. The second annual event begins at 10 am and features ...
Lobsters may hold paralysis cureTimes of IndiaUS researchers have found that a simple sugar found in crustacean shells appears to be able to cure damaged spinal chords, reports The Daily Express . ...and more »
First Erik Dalton Spinal Engine Workshop in CaliforniaPR.com (press release)The highly rated Dalton Spinal Engine workshop teaches advanced myoskeletal alignment techniques for neck, lumbar and leg pain… tuning the spinal engine. ...
TonicA Different Kind of Spinal TapTonic"Making the Crooked Straight" follows Dr. Rick Hodes in his quest to save Africans from spinal ...and more »
Chitosan Offers Hope For Spinal Injury PatientsRedOrbitFrom Ampyra, which improves walking in multiple sclerosis patients to a spinal cord simulator for spinal injury victims, Borgens has had a hand in ...and more »
Washington PostComplex spinal surgery jumps in US elderly: studyReutersCHICAGO (Reuters) - Older patients with lower back pain are increasingly getting more complex and costlier spinal fusion surgeries, resulting in higher ...A questionable increase: Complex spinal fusion surgeries soarLos Angeles Times (blog)Complex Spinal Operations Soar Despite DrawbacksBusinessWeekThe Increasing Morbidity of Elective Spinal Stenosis SurgeryJournal of American Medical Association (subscription)Tampabay.com -TopNews United States -St. Louis Post-Dispatch (blog)all 373 news articles »
Enrollment complete in Paradigm Spine's comparative study of coflex ...News-Medical.netParadigm Spine, LLC, a developer of innovative non-fusion and fusion spinal implant solutions, announced today that it has completed patient enrollment in ...and more »
Slipped disk painCBS42Spinal disks are the fibrous pads between the vertebrae containing soft, gel-like centers that provide cushioning and flexibility. ...
The Numbers: Spinal ResearchThird SectorThe figures behind the charity which funds medical research into paralysis caused by a broken back or neck. £450k - The cost of generating voluntary income, ...
Stuff.co.nzPhil Collins Talks About Drumming After SurgeryRTT News(RTTNews) - Rocker Phil Collins has spoken out about the difficulties he faces in drumming after undergoing surgery to correct a spinal cord injury and ...Phil Collins suffers nerve damageStuff.co.nzPhil Collins Talks About Recovery From Neck Surgery411mania.comPeople: Drummer Phil Collins struggles with disabilityDenver Postall 10 news articles »
The GuardianMy week: Helen Fernandes, brain surgeonThe GuardianI do surgery on the brain to remove tumours, but I also do a lot of spinal surgery to treat back and neck pain, so my work runs from the very urgent ...
Quick Exam Detects Spinal Injuries in Gunshot VictimsMedscapeEach patient was evaluated by a senior resident or attending surgeon and then followed through their hospital course for all spinal injury diagnoses, ...
Washington Post (blog)Geoengineering 'fixes' help us view climate changeWashington Post (blog)... many people still don't think of human activities as turning the planet's thermostat up to 11, to use a reference from the movie This Is Spinal Tap. ...
'Ozone Therapy useful for spinal disorders'Indian ExpressDoctor Kares Hospital, The Ozone Forum of India and the ML Kumar Memorial Medical Trust organised 'Fourth International Ozone Therapy Conference' in New ...and more »
Alphatec Spine Completes Acquisition of Scient'x Groupe SASCNNMoney.com (press release)The combined company will be the third-largest independent spinal company with a global span of product distribution. Scient'x is the largest privately held ...and more »
Stuff.co.nzChallenge raises nearly $8000 for spinal-injury victimsStuff.co.nzMany Christchurch people ran, walked or pushed yesterday, raising nearly $8000 for spinal-injury victims nationwide. The inaugural Push 2 Pier Challenge, ...and more »
... Spinal Fusion Overview Alternative Names Vertebral interbody fusion; Posterior spinal fusion; Arthrodesis; Anterior spinal fusion; Spine surgery - spinal fusion Definition of Spinal fusion: Spinal fusion is surgery to fuse spine bones (vertebrae) that cause...
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...spinal cord injuries, and the determination to not give up. A look into the world of stem cells with a focus on the treatment of spinal cord injuries with special attention to various studies on mice and rats, and the promising results they yielded. ...
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...deformity, or injury of the thoracic, lumbar, and sacral spine, the TSRH 3Dx Spinal System offers an alternative for spinal stabilization with fusion. About the Spinal and Biologics Business at Medtronic The Spinal and Biologics business, based in Memphis,...
...of the art hospitals, latest instruments and well trained medical staff. Patients are explained in detail about the surgery by spinal surgeons who are trained in US and UK. In India the hospital costs are very less as compared to other countries. Low cost...
...special X-ray examination that involves the use of a dye What to expect during the procedure Spinal fusion : - Spinal Fusion, Spinal Fusion Surgery, Chronic Back Pain, Back Pain Treatment, Healthcare Procedures Spinal fusion permanently connects two or more...
...are produced systemically, they also may damage other tissues. Popovich noted that, along with paralysis, individuals with spinal cord injury may also have systemic problems, such as chronic bladder problems. These are usually attributed to chronic catheterization...
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...Aleve control pain. You might need stronger pain medicines. Epidural injections of cortisone ease inflammation and give the spinal canal and spinal nerves more room. "Epidural" means the injection is made into a space in the spinal canal above its covering...
Dr. Edward Hall, director of the University of Kentucky's Spinal Cord and Brain Injury Research Center, outlines the pathophysiology of spinal cord injury and discusses promising single and multi-drug therapeutic approaches for improving neurological outcomes.
Film ThreatANVIL! THE TRUE STORY OF ANVILFilm Threat, CAby Zack Haddad I am going to go out on a limb and assume a lot of you have seen “This is Spinal Tap.” If that is the case, then you are going to be thrilled when I tell you about a new movie that proves “Spinal Tap” is for real, and it is every bit ...
The Express Times - LehighValleyLive.comEmbryonic stem-cell research finally gets it's federal dollars ...The Express Times - LehighValleyLive.com, PATry and repair spinal injuries or cure diabetes and suddenly there's a religious outcry. But how do you justify forcing more than a half-million people in the US alone -- many of them young -- with long-term spinal injury to give up a line of hope just ...
Sunshine Coast DailyGood news for NRL star's dadSunshine Coast Daily, AustraliaTragic blow: Ben Ross won't play football again after suffering spinal fractures in a late tackle on the weekend. Photo: Anthony Reginato\150377 After days of thinking the worst, there was some good news for the Ross family yesterday. ...Cronulla prop Ben Ross close to being in a wheelchair Melbourne Herald Sunall 6 news articles
Sky News'Knives Destroy Lives - Just Look At Oli'Sky News, UKThe 21-year-old's spinal cord was partially severed during the stabbing, leaving him paralysed from the neck down. He had been accepted for a fashion design course at the prestigious St Martin's School of Art but instead spent five months on a ...Oli was tipped to be a star until a knife thug left him paralysed Mirror.co.ukSchoolboy stabber paralysed student Cambridge Evening NewsArt student paralysed by random knife attack in street This is LondonDaily Mailall 10 news articles
TVNZCutting-edge surgery soon for paralysed KiwisTVNZ, New ZealandThe experimental procedure, which has only been attempted in a few countries, uses the patient's own stem cells to try to repair the severed spinal chord. Some say the procedure will offer a ray of light for the paralysed, but others warn the procedure ...
TheHorse.comAAEP 2008: Acquired Scoliosis in EquidsTheHorse.com, KYThe horses also demonstrated neurologic problems consistent with stenosis (narrowing) of the cervical vertebrae (wobbler syndrome) and associated compression of the spinal cord. Muscles on the convex side of the malformation lacked tone, while those on ...
CBC.ca'Steering' stem cells presents a challenge for treatmentsCBC.ca, CanadaNo one hears, however, about the individuals who died due to complications of surgery, said Dr. Hans Keirstead, a Canadian researcher who made a paralyzed rat walk back in 2004 by injecting its spinal cord with cells derived from human embryonic stem ...
Ortho SuperSiteYour Diagnosis?Ortho SuperSite, NJRadiographs demonstrate interval migration of the polyetheretherketone (PEEK) L2-L3 interbody cage (arrow) posteriorly into the spinal canal. The L3-L4 interbody cage is unchanged. Note stable grade 1 anterolisthesis of L4 on L5. ...