As I prepare for my annual North American Spine Society meeting this September, the buzz appears to be Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Robotics. Whether, it’s […]
An important part of any spine exam is figuring out what other body parts can mimic low back pain (LBP). Is the buttock pain a […]
On March 1st, 2019, the Laser Spine Institute located in Florida and Arizona closed suddenly. Based out of Tampa, Florida, the center closed all of […]
In a recent article in Orthopedics Today, the risks for chronic opioid use/ abuse were discussed by Dr. Jasmin Moshfegh. In a published article in […]
Osteoporosis has become a big issue since the turn of the century with an estimated 10 million Americans affected with the disease. Simplistically, low bone […]
Studies have found the prevalence of Osteoporosis in people greater than fifty years of age at 16% for Men and 30% of Women. Having weaker […]
A recent journal article discussed the effects of spaceflight or lack of gravity; on the spine. The journal article “From the International Space Station to […]
Osteoarthritis, a Serious Disease
A recent white paper by Gillian Hawker M.D. (Chair of the Department of Medicine- University of Toronto) discussed the findings and data […]
Baseball Blog May 2018
Does decreased hip Internal Rotation predispose you to Back & Abdominal muscle injury?
In Professional Baseball players it does!!
In a recently published article […]
Doctors and the Economy
The American Medical Association (AMA) recently set out to answer the question “What is the Economic Value of U.S. Physicians?”
The AMA released […]