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June 10,2022

Swimming for back pain – What you need to know

You enjoy swimming, but you also have back pain. Is it safe to swim with back pain? Could swimming be helpful for back pain? We discuss what you need to know about swimming and back pain in this article.   Why swimming is a great solution for back pain The biggest reason why swimming is

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May 10,2022

Lower Back Pain from Golf: How to Avoid It

Golf is a great way to spend time with friends and family. But if you’re not careful, it can also cause back pain. Learn how to prevent pain from golf.

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April 11,2022

When Should I See a Spine Surgeon?

In my experience as a practicing spine surgeon, very often patients come to me for the first time after many months or even years of neck or back pain.

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August 02,2022

Centinel Spine® Receives FDA Approval for 3 Additional prodisc® Cervical Total Disc Replacement Devices

Centinel Spine now has four PMA approved cervical Total Disc Replacement (TDR) devices, offering the broadest spectrum of solutions to address surgeon preference and individual patient anatomy.   The variety of cervical TDR endplate configurations, coupled with the proven and well-documented prodisc® CORE technology, allows for optimization of implant fit and surgical outcomes.   The

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May 24,2022

50 Surgeons Join National Spine Health Foundation Board

The National Spine Health Foundation formed a 50-physician medical and scientific board.   The board will provide educational resources to the public with the Spine-Talks platform, according to an April 26 news release. The NSHF is a nonprofit organization for spine health education and advocacy.   Thomas Schuler, MD, of Reston-based Virginia Spine Institute, is

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May 24,2022

Spine Surgeons’ Biggest Threats

Fighting for the approval of minimally invasive alternatives to spinal fusion; non-surgeons performing certain spine procedures; and insurers too often dictating care decisions are some of the biggest threats to spine surgeons today, three specialists told Becker’s.   Ask Spine Surgeons is a weekly series of questions posed to spine surgeons around the country about

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July 21,2022

3Spine, Inc. Announces IDE Approval

3Spine, Inc., a medical device company developing total joint replacement for the lumbar spine, today announced FDA Investigational Device Exemption (IDE) approval for their US pivotal clinical trial. The company previously completed contracting and site initiation at 16 US centers for a prospective real-world evidence (RWE) fusion study, which has been enrolling since May 2021. As

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March 30,2022

A Prospective Study of Lumbar Facet Arthroplasty in the Treatment of Degenerative Spondylolisthesis and Stenosis: Early Cost-effective Assessment from the Total Posterior Spine System (TOPS™) IDE Study

Background Given the increased attention to functional improvement in spine surgery as it relates to motion preservation, activities of daily living, and cost, it is critical to fully understand the healthcare economic impact of new devices being tested in large FDA randomized controlled trials (RCT). The purpose of this analysis was to comprehensively evaluate the

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October 15,2021

Single and Multilevel Lumbar Total Disc Replacement Adjacent to L5-S1 ALIF (Lumbar Hybrid): 6 Years of Follow-up

Background Single and multilevel lumbar arthroplasty has had excellent results, but the L5-S1 level frequently has pathology that precludes arthroplasty. This study evaluated clinical outcomes and sagittal range of motion (ROM) of operated levels and adjacent motion segments in single- and multiple-level ProDisc-L above a simultaneous L5-S1 fusion (hybrid) after a 2- to 6-year follow-up.

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