New spine robot to serve as backbone for orthopedic innovations
By utilizing robotic systems and other advanced technologies, many spine surgeries may be performed in a minimally invasive fashion, which is associated with numerous advantages..
9 questions to ask your spine surgeon
Talk with your health care team about how you are feeling before you commit to spine surgery. They are available to answer all your questions and provide reassurance.
Understanding swallowing difficulties after spine surgery can improve quality of life
Difficulty swallowing is one of the most common complications of anterior cervical spine surgery (ACSS). Investigators who evaluated possible risk and contributing factors report in Advances in Communication and Swallowing that although most difficulties resolve within two months...
Americans Try Many Things to Ease Chronic Back Pain
Nearly half of all U.S. adults have back pain, and 40% say the pain limits their social activities, according to a new poll.
Smoke break: New study strengthens link between smoking and increased fracture risk in men
It's no secret that puffing cigarettes is the culprit behind a whole host of ailments, including respiratory diseases and cancers of the lungs and throat.