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Dr. Jack Cox Named Chief Medical Officer For St. Joseph Health

IRVINE, Calif., April 7, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — Jack L. Cox, MD, who has led organizations to achieve national prominence for best-in-field outcomes and patient care, has been named the new senior vice president and chief medical officer of St. Joseph Health, a leading

Olympian Van Dyken-Rouen With Severed Spine Walks

By Cody Brooks Six time Olympic gold medalist Amy Van Dyken-Rouen, who severed her spine in June 2014, posted a video on Instagram of her finally walking again with the help of crutches. On Friday, former Olympian Van Dyken-Rouen uploaded a video on

14 Orthopedic surgeons treating professional athletes

By Brandon Howard Here are 14 orthopedic surgeons who treated professional athletes in the last month. James Andrews, MD, performed Tommy John surgery on Red Sox catcher Christian Vazquez as well as on Kansas City Royals left-handed pitcher Tim Collins…

Doctors at Sarasota Spine and Nerve Institute Celebrate 11 Years of Chiropractic Care

SARASOTA, Fla., April 5, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Doctors at Sarasota Spine and Nerve Institute are celebrating 11 years of chiropractic care to patients in the Sarasota, Lakewood Ranch, Bradenton and beyond area. Originally located in Tampa and Brandon, the practice moved to

Spinal Stenosis: Similar Results With PT and Surgery

Patients with lumbar spinal stenosis (LSS) who received physical therapy (PT) had similar symptom relief and functional improvements during the first 2 years as those who had surgical decompression, researchers found. Anthony Delitto, PT, PhD, from the…

Enhanced complex spine portfolio

Leesburg, Virginia – K2M Group Holdings Inc. officials announced the company has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to market the NILE Alternative Fixation Spinal System, the Company’s latest offering for addressing the most complex spinal deformity cases. K2M


By Margot Kim FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) – About 1.2 million Americans suffer from lumbar spinal stenosis. It’s a condition that can cause debilitating pain. Spinal fusion surgery can help, but it sometimes leaves patients with limited mobility. Now, there’s a

TSI Launches MIS ALIF Retractor System

SUGAR LAND, Texas, April 6, 2015 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — TeDan Surgical Innovations (TSI) announced the release of the Phantom AL Retractor System used to facilitate minimally invasive exposure and retraction of the anterior lumbar spine. The Phantom AL Retractor System

The physicians behind Duke and Wisconsin’s NCAA finalist teams

By Brandon Howard Coaches, trainers, parents and team physicians spend countless hours working with Division I college athletes to prepare them for the NCAA national champions; athletes from Duke and Wisconsin made it to the finals this year. The physi…

Mazor Robotics Reports Orders for Three Renaissance Systems During the First Quarter of 2015

CAESAREA, Israel–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Mazor Robotics Ltd. (TASE:MZOR; NASDAQ GM:MZOR), a developer of innovative guidance systems and complementary products, announced today that it received orders and delivered three Renaissance systems, one in the U.S. and two internationally, in the first quarter ended

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