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Raleigh surgery center 'back in compliance' after investigation

Blue Ridge Surgery Center is back in compliance with federal and state regulations after months of investigations resulted in threats to sever its Medicare coverage. The change in status means the managers and staff at Blue Ridge satisfied investigators ...

Source: WTVD
Published: 21 May 2018

Bob Seger Reschedules Tour Dates After Spinal Surgery

Bob Seger is ready to make some night moves again. After postponing the Runaway Train tour with his Silver Bullet Band last fall after 13 shows due to spinal surgery in October, Seger has announced the first 13 rescheduled dates, with the remaining seven ...

Source: Billboard
Published: 21 May 2018

Marlon St. Julien Undergoes Spinal Surgery After Prairie Meadows Incident

Jockey Marlon St. Julien, 46, was involved in a serious spill on Saturday at Prairie Meadows, reports drf.com. In the ninth race, his mount Carbaugh was interfered with at the start and St. Julien went down hard. “He went headfirst into the ground ...

Source: Paulick Report
Published: 21 May 2018

Mazor X surgical robot revolutionizes spine surgery

The new surgical robotics system Mazor X is revolutionizing back and spine surgery. The robot, which first hit the market in 2016, is specifically used for spine and back surgery. Back surgery is an orthopedic surgery while spine surgery often has to do ...

Source: Post Register
Published: 12 May 2018

Broadway dreams: Teen is back dancing after scoliosis surgery

Moments before Mya Montgomery thrust herself into the countless leaps, kicks, spins and bends that make up one of her many dance routines, instructor Tricia Reynolds asked her to remember what they had said about the piece the last time she practiced.

Source: The Columbus Dispatch
Published: 14 May 2018

The guidelines on low back pain are clear—drugs and surgery should be the last resort

Most people with low back pain aren’t getting the most effective treatment. Credit: shutterstock.com Low back pain is the leading cause of disability worldwide and is becoming more common as our population ages. Most people who have an episode of low ...

Source: Medical Xpress
Published: 16 May 2018

(Video Interview) Tom Shields On Road Back From Surgery

Editorial content for the 2018 TYR Pro Swim Series Indianapolis is sponsored by SwimOutlet.com. Visit SwimOutlet.com for more information on our sponsor. For full Swimming World coverage, check out our event coverage page. Shields swam just his second ...

Source: Swimming World
Published: 18 May 2018

Dr. Michael Vitale on 3rd spine surgery safety summit: 'The appetite for information regarding safety in spine surgery is seemingly endless'

Back in 2012, Michael Vitale, MD, chief of pediatric spine and scoliosis surgery at New York City-based NewYork Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia Orthopedics, realized that there was a great opportunity to improve the safety of spine surgery. To call ...

Source: Becker's Spine Review
Published: 14 May 2018

Greg Bird, coming back from ankle surgery, moves up to Triple-A as he nears return to Yankees

KANSAS CITY — The next step for Greg Bird: Triple-A Scranton. Bird was expected to play his final game for Double-A Trenton on Saturday before flying and joining the RailRiders in Pawtucket on Sunday, Aaron Boone said before the Yankees' 8-3 victory over ...

Source: New York Daily News
Published: 20 May 2018

Spinal surgery for osteoporosis no better for pain relief than injections

Vertebroplasty (surgery to repair spinal fractures) is no more effective for pain relief than a sham (placebo) procedure in older patients with osteoporosis, finds a trial published by The BMJ today. The researchers say their results "do not support ...

Source: Medical Xpress
Published: 09 May 2018

P.M.’s Aching Back May Need Surgery

“I’ve traveled in connection with medical consultations. I want to make clear that those consultations have always been and will continue to be about my infernal back. There is as far as I know nothing else wrong with me. In all other respects I ...

Source: edition.channel5belize.com
Published: 17 May 2018

Spine Surgery Devices Market Latest Report with Forecast to 2018

Spine surgery devices market is one of the major sub segments of the orthopedic industry. It forms one of the most important segments of the orthopedics, which helps in joining and curing one or two vertebrae. It is a procedure wherein the supplementary ...

Source: openpr.com
Published: 16 May 2018

Turn the Paige ... Hazleton Area’s Bonin comes back from surgery to earn top javelin seed for districts

The track and field coaches at Robert Morris University in suburban Pittsburgh made Paige Bonin a promise. Throw the javelin in the 130-foot range, and we may throw some scholarship money your way. Bonin has done her part. The Hazleton Area senior, who is ...

Source: Hazleton Standard Speaker
Published: 14 May 2018

3 key trends in BMP use for spinal surgery — private payer vs. Medicare

A new study published in Clinical Spine Surgery examined the factors in bone morphogenetic protein use from 2005 to 2015. The study authors examined the Medicare 5% National Sample Database and Humana Orthopaedics database for patients who underwent spinal ...

Source: Becker's Spine Review
Published: 18 May 2018

Houston boy recovering from spine surgery becomes honorary firefighter

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Source: FOX 10 Phoenix
Published: 17 May 2018

Penn neurosurgeons complete world's first robot-assisted spinal surgery

Doctors at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania conducted the world's first robot-assisted spinal surgery, according to a press release from Penn Medicine. In the operation, robotic arms played a key role in removing a rare tumor from a patient's ...

Source: The Daily Pennsylvanian
Published: 14 May 2018

Abbas back in hospital for 3rd time in a week

It was the third time Abbas, 83, was hospitalized in a week. He underwent minor ear surgery on Tuesday and was hospitalized again briefly on Saturday and Sunday for “necessary medical checks,” the official Palestinian news agency Wafa said. Be the ...

Source: jpost.com
Published: 20 May 2018

BSB champion Shane 'Shakey' Byrne expected to make full recovery after back surgery

Byrne was reported to be unconscious after receiving treatment before being taken to the Norfolk and Norwich University hospital for further tests. His PMB Be Wiser Ducati team released a statement on Friday morning updating the situation after Byrne ...

Source: Eurosport Asia
Published: 18 May 2018

New ‘Toggle Technique’ A Possible Alternative To Tie-Back Surgery

Two small incisions in the cartilage and a small button-like tether could significantly improve outcomes for horses with recurrent laryngeal neuropathy, according to a recent study. Researchers funded by the Morris Animal Foundation have been developing ...

Source: Paulick Report
Published: 17 May 2018

Charles Krauthammer: I'm 'finally getting back on track' after surgery

Conservative columnist Charles Krauthammer is "finally getting back on track" after a long post-surgery recovery, according to a statement released Monday. "The worst now appears to be behind me, and I'm finally getting back on track with the rehab ...

Source: The Washington Examiner
Published: 14 May 2018

WWE News: Shane McMahon Undergoes Successful Hernia Surgery, WWE Questions if Cena & Bella Are Getting Back Together, NXT Title Defended in Liverpool

– WWE has announced that Smackdown Commissioner Shane McMahon underwent successful hernia surgery last Friday in New York City… Shane McMahon undergoes successful hernia surgery Smackdown LIVE Commissioner Shane McMahon underwent a successful hernia ...

Source: 411mania
Published: 17 May 2018

Ester Marsh column: Coming back from ACL injury or surgery

Have you dealt with ACL injury or surgery and are trying to get back into the “game”? Many people have heard of ACL injuries and surgeries but what is it exactly? Your ACL, short for Anterior Cruciate Ligament, is one of four main ligaments in the knee ...

Source: Salisbury Post
Published: 14 May 2018

Wawrinka Has His Fitness Back _ Now He Needs Confidence

ROME (AP) — The good news for Stan Wawrinka is that he finally feels physically fit again following surgery on his left knee ... in the second round by Tennys Sandgren. "When I came back in Australia, it was quite clear that I wasn't ready at all ...

Source: U.S. News & World Report
Published: 13 May 2018

Jets' Chris Herndon: Working back from knee surgery

Herndon (knee) is considered week-to-week in his recovery from a torn MCL, Eric Allen of the Jets' official site reports. Herndon is expected to compete for the starting tight end job to start the regular season once he returns from his knee injury.

Source: CBSSports.com
Published: 13 May 2018

UIL state tennis preview: 2016 champ from Hillcrest recovers from shoulder surgery just in time to make it back to state; athletes to watch

Hillcrest senior Anne Gilliam hit her low point in November and thought that her budding tennis career might have come to an abrupt end after she earned a place in Dallas ISD history. In 2016, Gilliam became the first girl from a DISD program to win a ...

Source: The Dallas Morning News
Published: 16 May 2018

Last week, cancer surgery. Next week, she's back under the knife. This week, Relay for Life

She was alone when she started walking. One lap around the track at Mount Tahoma High and she was linked arm-in-arm with new friends. “It was so wonderful and I was so moved,” said Lynn Reiten. “I thought I need to figure out how to get more people ...

Source: The News Tribune
Published: 13 May 2018

Wawrinka still struggling following knee surgery

ROME (AP) The good news for Stan Wawrinka is that he finally feels physically fit again following surgery on his left knee ... in the second round by Tennys Sandgren. ”When I came back in Australia, it was quite clear that I wasn’t ready at all ...

Source: Fox Sports
Published: 13 May 2018