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Basic yoga pose reduces idiopathic scoliosis curves for adolescent, adult patients

Basic yoga pose reduces idiopathic scoliosis curves for adolescent, adult patients

Amedica releases Valeo II TL silicon nitride interbody fusion devices

Amedica releases Valeo II TL silicon nitride interbody fusion devices

New spinal fixation technique: an interview with Dr. Ian Armstrong, Medical Director, Southern California Spine Institute

New spinal fixation technique: an interview with Dr. Ian Armstrong, Medical Director, Southern California Spine Institute

Mortality rates decrease for hip and knee replacement surgeries in older patients

Mortality rates decrease for hip and knee replacement surgeries in older patients

Anti-clotting treatment not needed for all kids who undergo spine operations

Anti-clotting treatment not needed for all kids who undergo spine operations

St. Mary's Medical Center honored with Healthgrades 2014 Women's Health Excellence Award

St. Mary's Medical Center honored with Healthgrades 2014 Women's Health Excellence Award

First Edition: February 25, 2014

First Edition: February 25, 2014

Sedation before nerve block significantly increases false-positive results, shows study

Sedation before nerve block significantly increases false-positive results, shows study

DePuy Synthes Spine signs representative agreement for marketing LifeNet Health's cellular allografts

DePuy Synthes Spine signs representative agreement for marketing LifeNet Health's cellular allografts

DePuy Synthes Spine announces the U.S. launch of new tissue implant for spine fusion surgery

DePuy Synthes Spine announces the U.S. launch of new tissue implant for spine fusion surgery

DePuy Synthes develops CONFORM SHEET allograft implant for spinal fusion surgery

DePuy Synthes develops CONFORM SHEET allograft implant for spinal fusion surgery

Research roundup: Long-term care use varies dramatically by state; health spending slowdown explained

Research roundup: Long-term care use varies dramatically by state; health spending slowdown explained

Research paper provides first evidence-based recommendations for using PRP in orthopaedic care

Research paper provides first evidence-based recommendations for using PRP in orthopaedic care

Questions about medical necessity for some surgeries, screenings

Questions about medical necessity for some surgeries, screenings

Amedica signs distribution agreement with K2M

Amedica signs distribution agreement with K2M

BMP linked to increased risk of benign tumors, not cancers

BMP linked to increased risk of benign tumors, not cancers

Indicators of poor preoperative health predict risk of major medical complications

Indicators of poor preoperative health predict risk of major medical complications

Professional athletes can return to competition after vertebral fusion surgery

Professional athletes can return to competition after vertebral fusion surgery

OHSU analysis finds previous studies have overstated effectiveness of bone growth product used in spinal surgeries

OHSU analysis finds previous studies have overstated effectiveness of bone growth product used in spinal surgeries

Study reports that less-invasive option for spinal stenosis poses 'trade-off' in outcomes

Study reports that less-invasive option for spinal stenosis poses 'trade-off' in outcomes