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Seahawks running back Penny has surgery on broken finger

RENTON, Wash. — Seattle Seahawks first-round pick Rashaad Penny had surgery Wednesday to repair a broken finger. Head coach Pete Carroll said the surgery went well and Penny isn’t expected to miss more than a couple of weeks. “He can already move it ...

Source: The Washington Post
Published: 15 Aug 2018

Ian Rapoport: Seattle Seahawks running back Rashaad Penny's surgery on finger 'went as well as expected'

NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport talks about Seattle Seahawks rookie running back Rashaad Penny's injury.

Source: Yahoo Sports
Published: 15 Aug 2018

Michael Porter Jr. feeling 'no pain' after back surgery and hopes to be ready for the Nuggets' opener

Following an abbreviated freshman season at Missouri due to back surgery, Michael Porter Jr. slipped all the way to No. 14 in the 2018 NBA Draft. Once expected to be perhaps the No. 1 pick, teams at the top of the draft were too nervous about his medical ...

Published: 13 Aug 2018

A year after his injury, WFPD officer to have spinal surgery

Wichita Falls police officer Tim Putney who was locked in a workers compensation battle has won approval for spinal surgery that he and his wife, Chelsea, believe will help heal injuries he suffered in the line of duty more than a year ago. “It’s just ...

Source: Times Record News
Published: 14 Aug 2018

Michael Porter Jr. says he's pain-free after second back surgery

TARRYTOWN, N.Y. -- Denver Nuggets rookie Michael Porter Jr. said he's pain-free after a second surgery on his back, and the 14th overall pick in the 2018 draft is hoping to be on the court near the start of the 2018-19 season. Michael Porter Jr., the 14th ...

Source: ESPN
Published: 12 Aug 2018

Why Does Spinal Surgery Cost $12,326 At One Hospital And $80,518 At Another In The Same State?

A deep dive into prices at Minnesota's hospitals reveals wide disparities in what procedures cost, but leaves more questions than answers in its wake. Pioneer Press: One Patient Paid $12,326 For A Spinal Fusion Surgery, Another $80,518 — At The Same ...

Source: Kaiser Health News
Published: 10 Aug 2018

Health Matters: A New Technology for Spine Surgery

Spinal fusions are a common procedure for patients living with chronic back pain. “When the bones are unstable, where they are slipping, and sometimes a nerve is getting crushed, and the only way to fix that is to open the space,” explained Dr ...

Source: NBC2 News
Published: 13 Aug 2018

Michael Porter Jr. has 'no pain' after second back surgery

The Nuggets' top 2018 draft pick said he hopes his recovery time is short and that he can be in the lineup for the start of the upcoming season. "I don't have a date but I'm hoping to be back for the beginning of the year. Gotta heal up, but I feel great ...

Source: Sporting News
Published: 12 Aug 2018

Ben Kuzma: Surgery rehab, fitness focus has Juolevi back in Canucks' spotlight

When will Olli Juolevi play his first NHL regular-season game? When will Olli Juolevi play his first NHL regular-season game? The Vancouver Canucks’ prospect suffered a lower-back ailment during off-season training. A mid-June microdiscectomy procedure ...

Source: The Province
Published: 15 Aug 2018

Healthy Spine: How Sarah Ended NINETEEN Months of Painful "Sciatica" (without pills or surgery)

Said a frustrated Sarah (age 47), who injured her back during a ‘boot-camp’ exercise class almost 2 years ago... She’d been suffering from that deep ‘tooth-ache’ like feeling in her right hip (literally a pain in the butt) which shot down her ...

Source: USA Patch
Published: 14 Aug 2018

When Back-to-School Shopping Includes Plastic Surgery

Chat with us on Facebook Messenger. Learn what's trending across POPSUGAR. For many people, "back-to-school shopping" means stocking up on pens and notebooks, but there are others in the market for a brand-new face. According to one doctor, the lazy days ...

Source: PopSugar
Published: 11 Aug 2018

'Teen Mom 2' Star Jenelle Evans Claps Back at Plastic Surgery Comment on Swimsuit Photo

Don't try her! Jenelle Evans fired back at a fan who commented about her "plastic surgery" underneath a new photo. The Teen Mom 2 star posted a snap with her daughter wearing matching swimsuits on Aug. 13, and Ensley's had the phrase "got it from my mama ...

Source: In Touch Weekly
Published: 14 Aug 2018

Former Aztecs RB Rashaad Penny has surgery for broken finger, but expected back for Seahawks' season opener

A homecoming of sorts was in store for Rashaad Penny when the Seattle Seahawks visit the Chargers on Saturday night for an NFL exhibition game. Penny grew up in Norwalk, just 13 miles from the StubHub Center. But family, friends and San Diego State fans ...

Source: The San Diego Union-Tribune
Published: 15 Aug 2018

Siemens and NuVasive collab to enhance spinal surgery

Like the thoracic vertebrae connects to the lumbar vertebrae, so too are Siemens Healthineers and NuVasive, Inc. in an effort to improve OR workflow and offer greater precision in the use of minimally disruptive spinal surgery technology. The first step of ...

Source: DOTmed
Published: 10 Aug 2018

Porter Jr. ‘pain free’ after Back Surgery

Michael Porter Jr. might have been the best prospect heading into this summer’s NBA draft. But a back injury limited him to just three games in his lone year at Missouri. Then he would almost fall out of the lottery entirely, dropping to the Denver ...

Source: The Sports Post
Published: 12 Aug 2018

Michael Porter Jr. Is Pain Free And Hopes To ‘Be Back For The Beginning Of The Year’

The Nuggets used the draft to address that need in the future, but considering Michael Porter Jr. — who also isn’t a traditional small forward but instead is a combo forward at 6’10 — has had a second back surgery in nine months, no one is exactly ...

Source: Uproxx
Published: 12 Aug 2018

Surgery Partners, Inc. (SGRY) CEO Wayne DeVeydt on Q2 2018 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Surgery Partners, Inc. (NASDAQ ... orthopedics, including total joint and spine procedures, ophthalmology, pain and GI. We're focused on these high-growth specialties when it comes to physician recruitment and capital deployment. Our early physician ...

Source: Seeking Alpha
Published: 11 Aug 2018

Patriots: Julian Edelman thrilled to be back on field after knee surgery

FOXBORO — When Julian Edelman shot out of the giant inflatable helmet for introductions before Thursday night's preseason game against the Washington Redskins, it was easy to see how excited he was to be back on the field. The receiver sprinted down the ...

Source: southcoasttoday
Published: 11 Aug 2018

Nuggets rookie Michael Porter Jr. has 'no pain' after second back surgery

Michael Porter Jr. said he has "no pain" in his back after he underwent surgery in July. The Nuggets' top 2018 draft pick said he hopes his recovery time is short and that he can be in the lineup for the start of the upcoming season. "I don't have a date ...

Source: Sporting News
Published: 12 Aug 2018

Michael Porter Jr. says he is pain free after second back surgery, hopes to play early in season

Concerns about Michael Porter Jr.‘s back — he only played five games at Missouri following a microdiscectomy, then needed another surgery this summer — was the primary reason a guy once seen as a top three player in this draft class slid down to the ...

Source: Yahoo Sports
Published: 12 Aug 2018

SMH offers new minimally invasive spine surgery

SHERIDAN — Sheridan Memorial Hospital recently purchased and installed new technology for spinal surgery. The new system, ExcelsiusGPS™ manufactured by Globus, is the latest medical technology advancement in robotic spine surgery and the only platform ...

Source: The Sheridan Press
Published: 11 Aug 2018

Report: Nuggets first round pick Michael Porter Jr. says he’s “pain free” following second back surgery

Jun 21, 2018; Brooklyn, NY, USA; Michael Porter, Jr. (Missouri) greets NBA commissioner Adam Silver after being selected as the number fourteen overall pick to the Denver Nuggets in the first round of the 2018 NBA Draft at the Barclays Center. Mandatory ...

Source: Mile High Sports
Published: 13 Aug 2018

Nuggets’ Michael Porter Jr. says he’s now pain-free after 2nd back surgery

When the Denver Nuggets selected Michael Porter Jr. with the 14th pick of this year’s draft, it was perhaps the most high-risk, high-reward selection of the evening. With a recent positive update on his road to recovery from a career-threatening back ...

Source: Jerry
Published: 12 Aug 2018

Alabama Ortho Spine & Sports announce newest member, Dr. Joseph Ingram

TRUSSVILLE – Alabama Ortho Spine & Sports in Trussville has added an orthopedic surgeon to their team specializing in hand and elbow surgery. Dr. Joseph Ingram, native of Petal, Mississippi, will be joining the team this week in Trussville located at ...

Source: The Trussville Tribune
Published: 14 Aug 2018

Michael Porter Jr. “pain-free” following second back surgery, hopes to play at beginning of season

Denver Nuggets first-round pick Michael Porter Jr. says he's pain-free following a second back surgery in July, and the 20-year-old is hoping to be able to play at the beginning of the season. "I don't have a date, but I'm hoping to be back for the ...

Source: BSN Denver
Published: 12 Aug 2018

Society for Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery (SMISS) Annual Forum ’18

« Post 2018 University of Southern California (USC) Orthopaedic Surgery – Sports Medicine Football Injury Symposium Arthroplasty for the Modern Surgeon: Hip, Knee and Health Innovation Technology 2018 »

Published: 14 Aug 2018

Same-day spinal surgery for seniors could be risky

Medicare is reviewing whether seniors should undergo spine surgeries at same-day surgery centers, the government-run health program announced last week, 5 months after a USA Today Network-Kaiser Health News investigation revealed a spate of patient deaths ...

Published: 31 Jul 2018