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11 10, 2019

Robotics and Technology in Spine Surgery- does it help?

By |October 11th, 2019|Back Pain|

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 […]

22 07, 2019

Is it my hip or my back?

By |July 22nd, 2019|Back Pain|

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 […]

22 04, 2019

What Ever Happened To Laser Spine Surgery?

By |April 22nd, 2019|Laser Surgery|

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 […]

18 03, 2019

What are the risk factors for chronic Opioid use?

By |March 18th, 2019|Opioid Abuse|

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 […]

24 01, 2019

Cement Augmentation VCFx’s

By |January 24th, 2019|Blog|

 

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 […]

26 12, 2018

Can Exercise as a young adult prevent Osteoporosis?

By |December 26th, 2018|Osteoporosis|

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 […]

9 10, 2018

Is Spaceflight a risk for Low Back Pain?

By |October 9th, 2018|Back Pain|

 
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 […]

10 07, 2018

Osteoarthritis

By |July 10th, 2018|Osteoarthritis, Uncategorized|

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 […]

14 05, 2018

Baseball Hips

By |May 14th, 2018|Baseball, Sports|

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 […]

10 04, 2018

Doctors and the Economy

By |April 10th, 2018|Doctors|

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 […]