Navigation Links
MSU researcher unveils new approach to treat lower back pain
Date:12/8/2009

coordinate the Australian meeting. In addition, Reeves is working closely with researchers in MSU's College of Engineering on developing equipment to test the approach.

Adopting the systems science approach is vital moving forward, he said.

"Back pain research is at a crossroads," said Reeves, who is establishing a Center for Spine System-Science at MSU, which will bring together top researchers from across the world. "There are a lot of questions that need to be addressed, and we need the right framework to answer them."

Currently, Reeves and colleagues are developing systems science methods to integrate data obtained from the testing of cadaver spines and muscular control of live subjects. The next step is to define the spine as a complete system, meaning researchers can predict the response of the system to any type of disturbance or evaluate the system to various forms of impairment (degenerative disc disease or muscle wasting common with low back pain).

"The spine is extremely complex; you cannot fully appreciate medical conditions without looking at the big picture," he said. "If you were building a new airplane, it would be impossible and dangerous to design the parts of the plane in isolation and not considering how these individuals parts would interact with one another. The spine is no different."


'/>"/>

Contact: Jason Cody
codyja@msu.edu
517-432-0924
Michigan State University
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2

Related biology news :

1. Researchers finds hidden sensory system in the skin
2. Researchers demonstrate nanoscale X-ray imaging of bacterial cells
3. Texas AgriLife researchers helping
4. Stopping MRSA before it becomes dangerous is possible, Sandia/UNM researchers find
5. VAI researchers find long awaited key to creating drought resistant crops
6. UGA researchers lead team in discovery involving devastating freshwater fish parasite, Ich
7. Nervy research: Researchers take initial look at ion channels in a model system
8. Yerkes researchers create first transgenic prairie voles
9. North Pole wolf emails locations to researchers
10. Shape shifters: Researchers create new breed of antennas
11. Clemson researchers receive EPA grant to study carbon emission storage
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:10/16/2014)... 2014) – Post-menopausal women experienced improvements in vaginal ... or genital bleeding, after 12 weeks of daily ... soy germ-based nutritional supplement previously shown to help ... peer-reviewed pilot study reported in a poster at ... meeting. , "These data documented improved vaginal ...
(Date:10/15/2014)... , Oct. 15, 2014 Sandata Technologies, ... home and community-based care, today announced it released ... Sandata,s Santrax® Electronic Visit Verification™ Solution (EVV™)  for ... a home health company founded in 1996 and ... . The study details the ...
(Date:10/15/2014)... biophysics textbook and it describes how life functions and ... into biological systems and provides an understanding of the ... how our genes make proteins that control the dynamics ... an organism. It quantifies the principles of life and ... on both large and small scales. The book is ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):S-equol supplements associated with improved measures of reproductive health in postmenopausal women 2Sandata Announces Case Study with Quality Care Services, Inc. 2New book about life as seen from physics 2
... camera traps, wildlife researchers including doctoral candidate Jennifer McCarthy ... of Massachusetts Amherst recently captured photographs of one of ... They say it may now be found only in ... Their pictures and other observations are reported in ...
... professionals from 32 countries throughout Latin America and the ... of the International Osteoporosis Foundation,s (IOF) 1st Latin America ... four-day meeting, which extends to May 27 at the ... and the latest advances in the management of osteoporosis ...
... May 24, 2012 (BRONX, NY) "It,s in ... about factors that allow centenarians to reach age 100 and ... variations that offer a physiological advantage such as high levels ... College of Medicine and Ferkauf Graduate School of ...
Cached Biology News:UMass Amherst wildlife researcher photographs rare Sumatran rabbit 2UMass Amherst wildlife researcher photographs rare Sumatran rabbit 3Major osteoporosis meeting opens in São Paulo 2'Personality genes' may help account for longevity 2
(Date:10/20/2014)... MENLO PARK, Calif. , Oct. 20, 2014 ... announced today that the Company has signed a ... Institute of Regenerative Medicine (CIRM), effective October 1, ... of Clinical Development payments and the release of ... $14.3 million CIRM grant award for clinical development ...
(Date:10/20/2014)... Oct. 20, 2014 PureTech , a ... big healthcare problems, announced today the closing of ... participation from Invesco Perpetual, a $120 Billion group ... drive PureTech,s existing pipeline forward and to advance ... the scientific creativity to really go for the ...
(Date:10/19/2014)... The Latin American hardware encryption display ... America with analysis and forecast of revenue. This market ... expected to reach $2,366.8 million by 2018, at a ... through the TOC of the Latin American hardware encryption ... analysis provided. It also provides a glimpse of the ...
(Date:10/19/2014)... 19, 2014 The Asian Automatic patient ... with analysis and forecast of revenue. The Automatic patient ... around $463.9 million by 2018, at a developing CAGR ... the TOC of the Asian Automatic patient billing market, ... This also provides a glimpse of the segmentation of ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Asterias Biotherapeutics Announces Notice of Grant Award with CIRM for Phase 1/2a Clinical Trial of AST-OPC1 in Complete Cervical Spinal Cord Injury 2Asterias Biotherapeutics Announces Notice of Grant Award with CIRM for Phase 1/2a Clinical Trial of AST-OPC1 in Complete Cervical Spinal Cord Injury 3Asterias Biotherapeutics Announces Notice of Grant Award with CIRM for Phase 1/2a Clinical Trial of AST-OPC1 in Complete Cervical Spinal Cord Injury 4PureTech Announces Expansion with Oversubscribed $55M Funding Round 2PureTech Announces Expansion with Oversubscribed $55M Funding Round 3PureTech Announces Expansion with Oversubscribed $55M Funding Round 4PureTech Announces Expansion with Oversubscribed $55M Funding Round 5PureTech Announces Expansion with Oversubscribed $55M Funding Round 6The Latin American hardware encryption display market is expected to reach $2,366.8 million by 2018 - New Report by MicroMarket Monitor 2The Latin American hardware encryption display market is expected to reach $2,366.8 million by 2018 - New Report by MicroMarket Monitor 3The Asian Automatic patient billing market is estimated to grow to around $463.9 million by 2018 - New Report by MicroMarket Monitor 2The Asian Automatic patient billing market is estimated to grow to around $463.9 million by 2018 - New Report by MicroMarket Monitor 3
... Group,(Debiopharm), a global independent biopharmaceutical development specialist,in ... that it,received current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP) ... biochemical quality control work,conducted at its laboratory ... of the Lausanne site was extended for ...
... SGX Pharmaceuticals, Inc.,(Nasdaq: SGXP ) today provided ... Novartis focused on the development and commercialization of,BCR-ABL ... and drug resistant,Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia (CML). Under ... number of,potential drug candidates, with the anticipated timeline ...
... MichBio, the association for,Michigan,s life sciences industry, announced the ... Lansing. Guided tours will be available to Expo ... of the Expo, October 16. Attendees must register for ... and maps to the,locations. Visitors will transport themselves to ...
Cached Biology Technology:Debiopharm Receives cGMP Certification for Quality Control of its Drug Products 2SGX Provides Update on BCR-ABL Collaboration 2SGX Provides Update on BCR-ABL Collaboration 3MichBio Announces Expo Tours; Extends Deadline for Innovator Showcase Applications 2
The F40 pump maintenance kit is used to service one F40 pump of a BioLogic DuoFlow workstation. It includes 2 piston seals, 4 check valves, seal removal tool, and 2 O-rings....
...
...
...
Biology Products: