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White Sox P Carlos Rodon Undergoes Tommy John Surgery, Expected Back in 2020

The Chicago White Sox announced Saturday that starting pitcher Carlos Rodon underwent successful Tommy John surgery on Wednesday. The team added that Rodon is expected to return during the second ...

Source: Bleacher Report
Published: 18 May 2019

Mercy Medical Center opens center for minimally invasive spine surgery

SPRINGFIELD — Mercy Medical Center, part of Trinity Health Of New England, has opened the Minimally Invasive Spine Center of New England and named neurosurgeon Frederik A. Pennings to lead it. Minimally invasive spine surgery has become increasingly ...

Source: MassLive
Published: 18 May 2019

Angels' Chris Rodriguez: Undergoes back surgery

Rodriguez underwent surgery for a pars defect (a stress fracture in his lower spine) Friday, Fabian Ardaya of The Athletic reports. Back issues cost Rodriguez the entirety of the 2018 season, and he made just three short starts this year before landing on ...

Published: 17 May 2019

Drake Fires Back at Rumors Claiming He Had Surgery to Get Better Abs

Drake is upset... or at least pretending to be! After posting a shirtless photo of himself via Instagram on Thursday, the 32-year-old rapper found himself defending his six-pack after being called out for getting "fake ab surgery." It all started when ...

Source: Entertainment Tonight
Published: 17 May 2019

Significant CAGR Growth to Be Achieved by Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery Market by Global Trends, Size, Growth Rate by 2025

May 17, 2019 (MarketersMedia via COMTEX) -- The Global Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery Market will reach significant CAGR during forecast period 2019-2025. DUBLIN, United States - May 17, 2019 /MarketersMedia/ -- In addition, this report introduces a ...

Source: MarketWatch
Published: 17 May 2019

16-Year-Old Engineer Works to Improve Spinal Surgery Using Machine Learning and Computer Vision

Krithik Ramesh of Greenwood Village, Colorado, Wins $75,000 Top Prize at Intel International Science and Engineering Fair Krithik Ramesh, 16, of Greenwood Village, Colorado, was awarded first ...

Source: YAHOO!
Published: 17 May 2019

Med Mal Case Against Rutgers Over Back Surgery Ending in Paralysis Settles for $5 Million

A woman rendered paralyzed during a 2015 back surgery was paid a $5 million settlement in her Middlesex County medical malpractice suit, Doglio v. Rutgers Medical School, on May 6. The settlement, reached Feb. 8 on the eve of trial, was paid by the state ...

Source: Law
Published: 17 May 2019

Drake Showed Off His Six-Pack Abs and Fires Back at Plastic Surgery Accusations

The rapper’s six-pack abs were on full display, as his fans gave him major props for his shredded abs. “You must be recording the next album in the gym? grind timeeeee,” said one Instagram follower, while another commented “Ok I’m about to go ...

Source: Men's Health
Published: 17 May 2019

Koepka on the course...Yankees could get Gregorius back soon...Rangers’ Kelley has throat surgery

FARMINGDALE, N.Y. (AP) — Brooks Koepka (KEHP'-kuh) birdied his opening hole in each of the first two rounds of the PGA Championship en route to building a record 7-stroke lead. He didn't manage that feat in the third round, though he came close.

Source: KSL
Published: 18 May 2019

Mick Jagger back dancing after heart surgery

Just weeks after undergoing a procedure to replace his heart valve, Rolling Stones frontman Mick Jagger posted a video of himself practicing some very energetic dance moves in an empty studio.

Source: 8 News KULR8
Published: 17 May 2019

Robotic spine surgery offers big benefits

A pervasive problem in the U.S., back pain is the No. 1 cause of job-related disability and a leading contributor to missed workdays. Outside of work, chronic back pain tends to leach into other aspects of day-to-day life and missed activities with family ...

Source: ABC15 Arizona
Published: 25 Apr 2019

Loftus-Cheek vows to come back strong from Achilles surgery

Ruben Loftus-Cheek vowed to come back strong after the Chelsea midfielder confirmed the surgery on his ruptured Achilles tendon was a success. Loftus-Cheek suffered the injury during Chelsea's 3-0 ...

Source: YAHOO!
Published: 17 May 2019

When should you consider surgery for back or neck pain?

Everything we do to treat spine-related pain carries potential risks and benefits. Knowing these risks and benefits, as well as the evolution of spinal injuries and diseases, is important and can help us make better decisions about spine care and surgery.

Source: The Business Journals
Published: 01 May 2019

Abby Lee Miller reveals spinal surgery scar, slams doctors who 'misdiagnosed' cancer

Abby Lee Miller is opening up about her harrowing battle with Burkitt lymphoma, voicing her frustrations with medical professionals she says should have diagnosed her earlier. The "Dance Moms" star, 52, took to Instagram Wednesday to reveal a lengthy ...

Source: USA Today
Published: 18 Apr 2019

South County Hospital is performing robot-assisted spinal surgery

Rhode Island’s first navigation-guided, robot-assisted surgery is performed at South County Hospital. "This is a new tool that we're using in spine surgery,” said Dr. Ian Madom, a spine surgeon at Ortho RI and the director of spine surgery at the hospital.

Source: WJAR
Published: 19 Apr 2019

Foetus spine surgery becomes Africa's first

JOHANNESBURG - A 25-week-old unborn Johannesburg baby has become the first foetus in Africa to undergo groundbreaking spine surgery. The foetus has Spina Bifida. The four-hour procedure involved removing the womb and resting it on the mother's skin.

Source: eNCA
Published: 22 Apr 2019

Flyers icon Bernie Parent, 74 going on 54 (or is it 24?), on the mend from back surgery

Compared to what he has endured the last few weeks, stopping a 100-mph slap shot by Bobby Hull probably seemed like child’s play for Bernie Parent, the Flyers goaltender great. First, he had four teeth pulled and two implants inserted. A week later, he ...

Published: 23 Apr 2019

Dance Moms star Abby Lee Miller shares harrowing picture of spinal surgery scar after tumour was misdiagnosed

Dance Moms star Abby Lee Miller has shared a picture of the scar she was left with after having a tumour removed on her spine (Picture: Instagram/Abby Lee Miller) Abby Lee Miller has bravely shared the physical and mental scars of her chemotherapy on the ...

Source: Metro
Published: 18 Apr 2019

Abby Lee Miller Shares Photo of Shaved Head & Spinal Surgery Scar One Year After Cancer Diagnosis

“One year ago today ~ I underwent emergency surgery for an infection in my spine. This mass/tumor choking my spinal cord turned out to be Burkitt Lymphoma,” Abby writes. “I endured ten rounds of chemo therapy (each lasting 6 days with 4/ 24hr bags ...

Source: Just Jared
Published: 18 Apr 2019

Abby Lee Miller Reveals Intense Spinal Scar After Life-Saving Surgery

Dance Moms star Abby Lee Miller is opening up about her life-saving spinal surgery and revealing her scar. Abby Lee was diagnosed with Burkitt lymphoma and has endured 10 rounds of chemotherapy. It’s been about a year since Dance Moms star Abby Lee ...

Source: Cosmopolitan
Published: 18 Apr 2019

Peoria woman has life-changing spine surgery

Ashley Skeeters just wanted to have another baby. That’s what she told Dr. Laura Snyder of Barrow Neurological Institute when she sought help for back pain that remained after a 2009 back surgery in Chicago called microdiscectomy. “The pain never ...

Source: East Valley Tribune
Published: 22 Apr 2019

‘Dance Moms’ Abby Lee Miller Posts Photo Of Spinal Surgery Scar

(CNN) — Abby Lee Miller is reflecting on the anniversary of her cancer diagnosis and blasting some of the doctors who treated her. The “Dance Moms” star posted a photo of her on her Instagram account showing off the surgical scar on her back.

Source: CBS Pittsburgh
Published: 18 Apr 2019

Peter Mayhew Cause of Death Unclear, Actor Dies 1 Year After Spinal Surgery

British-American actor Peter Mayhew has died but his cause of death is unclear. According to TMZ, the actor best known for his portrayal of Chewbacca in the Star Wars franchise died of a “heart condition,” but further details weren’t made available.

Published: 02 May 2019

Abby Lee Miller Reveals Her Intense Spinal Surgery Scar on Instagram

It's been about a year since Dance Moms star Abby Lee Miller underwent emergency life-saving surgery on her spine, and now the former reality star is opening up about the experience-sharing an image of her surgery scar, and putting the doctors who ...

Source: YAHOO!
Published: 18 Apr 2019

Sports medicine column: Back surgery’s success far from certain

In the wake of last week’s stunning Masters victory by Tiger Woods, a full 14 years after his previous triumph there and 11 years after his last major victory, the spinal fusion he underwent is receiving a large portion of the credit. However, not so ...

Source: The Times of Northwest Indiana
Published: 23 Apr 2019

Rob Gronkowski Shows Back Surgery Scar On Bahamas Vacation

Here's Rob Gronkowski showing he's still got a little football in him after retiring from the NFL -- throwing passes to fans in the Bahamas this weekend ... and showing off the scar from his back surgery. Gronk and his swimsuit model girlfriend, Camille ...

Source: TMZ
Published: 22 Apr 2019

‘It’s almost miraculous’: Tiger Woods’s return from back surgery is a medical marvel

In April 2017, Tiger Woods announced he had undergone the fourth operation on his back in a little more than two years. At the time, Woods had not played in a major tournament in more than 18 months. Back spasms and related pain shooting through his leg ...

Source: The Washington Post
Published: 16 Apr 2019

Keeping Patients Awake During Spine Surgery is Cutting Recovery Time in Half

Praveen Mummaneni (right), MD, performs an awake spine surgery with (from left) Leslie Robinson, MD; Catherine Miller, MD; and Jeremy Lieberman, MD. Photo by Melissa Lau The spinal surgery David B. underwent in November wasn’t his first – but it was ...

Source: UC San Francisco
Published: 06 Mar 2019

Staying awake during spine surgery is cutting recovery time in half

The spinal surgery David B. underwent in November wasn't his first – but it was the first time he was awake for a procedure. "At first I thought 'Do I really want to be awake for this?'" said David. But in reality, it was more like being pleasantly ...

Source: Medical Xpress
Published: 06 Mar 2019

Abby Lee Miller Reveals Spinal Surgery Scar in Harrowing Message About Her Cancer Journey

Abby Lee Miller is continuing her fight against Burkitt Lymphoma. The Dance Moms star is revealing the lengthy scar she received after undergoing spinal surgery one year ago. In a candid photo of herself, the dance instructor's bare back faces the camera ...

Source: E!
Published: 17 Apr 2019