Kyphosis News and Research

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Kyphosis, also called hunchback, is a common condition of a curvature of the upper back. It can be either the result of degenerative diseases (such as arthritis), developmental problems (the most common example being Scheuermann's disease), osteoporosis with compression fractures of the vertebrae, and/or trauma.
Robots to improve safety and efficiency of spinal procedures

Robots to improve safety and efficiency of spinal procedures

Relieving Symptoms of Cystic Fibrosis with Exercise

Relieving Symptoms of Cystic Fibrosis with Exercise

PJK risk following lumbar spinal fusion depends on level of spine fused, study shows

PJK risk following lumbar spinal fusion depends on level of spine fused, study shows

Researchers quantify impact of hyperkyphosis on decline in pulmonary function

Researchers quantify impact of hyperkyphosis on decline in pulmonary function

Back pain becoming more common in children and adolescents

Back pain becoming more common in children and adolescents

ACR releases new recommendations for treatment of AS and non-radiographic axial SpA

ACR releases new recommendations for treatment of AS and non-radiographic axial SpA

Women with 'female athlete triad' at greater risk of bone stress injuries

Women with 'female athlete triad' at greater risk of bone stress injuries

St. Mary's Medical Center adds Mazor Renaissance robot-assisted system to Spine Center

St. Mary's Medical Center adds Mazor Renaissance robot-assisted system to Spine Center

New approach can improve patient outcomes, reduce complications in complex spine surgeries

New approach can improve patient outcomes, reduce complications in complex spine surgeries

Researchers treat osteogeneis imperfecta babies in utero by injecting bone-forming stem cells

Researchers treat osteogeneis imperfecta babies in utero by injecting bone-forming stem cells

Physician-researchers develop anatomically-based classification for detecting spinal stenosis

Physician-researchers develop anatomically-based classification for detecting spinal stenosis

Celgene to initiate apremilast Phase III placebo-controlled trial for ankylosing spondylitis

Celgene to initiate apremilast Phase III placebo-controlled trial for ankylosing spondylitis

VP, balloon kyphoplasty safe and effective for women with vertebral fractures

VP, balloon kyphoplasty safe and effective for women with vertebral fractures

State court jury rules in favor of Merck in FOSAMAX trial

State court jury rules in favor of Merck in FOSAMAX trial

Merck wins third FOSAMAX bellwether trial

Merck wins third FOSAMAX bellwether trial

New data on Merck’s odanacatib for osteoporosis in postmenopausal women presented at 32nd ASBMR

New data on Merck’s odanacatib for osteoporosis in postmenopausal women presented at 32nd ASBMR

Merck to appeal against jury verdict in retrial of federal FOSAMAX case

Merck to appeal against jury verdict in retrial of federal FOSAMAX case

Merck challenges New York jury decision in federal FOSAMAX retrial

Merck challenges New York jury decision in federal FOSAMAX retrial

Minimally invasive spine surgery poised for rapid growth

Minimally invasive spine surgery poised for rapid growth

U.S. Court rules in Merck's favor in Flemings case involving FOSAMAX

U.S. Court rules in Merck's favor in Flemings case involving FOSAMAX