Ben Shappley Joins Amedica's Leadership Team
... Aug. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Amedica Corporation, a spinal
and orthopaedic implant company focused on ... will provide significant skills to grow our spinal
and orthopaedic implant business."
"It is ... continuing major role in cost-effective, improved spinal
patient care," said Mr. Shappley.
Celebrity Paralympians Sign on to Kelly Brush Century Ride
... to buy adaptive sports equipment for others with spinal
Waddell and Will join over a ... skied for Middlebury College. We both sustained spinal
cord injury in skiing accidents. We are also both ... hand how sports enriches the lives of those with spinal
cord injuries. I'm excited to be a part of an ...
Crucial Finding Advances Spinal Cord Injury Research
... News) -- In a finding that is a major advance in spinal
cord injury research, U.S. scientists report that ... targets where they can re-form connections after spinal
Previous research showed that ... be coaxed to regenerate into and beyond sites of spinal
cord injury. But it hasn't been clear how to ...
Sports Icons Troy Aikman, Clyde Drexler, Mike Piazza, Ivan Lendl and Dara Torres are Among the Elite Named 2009 'Great Sports Legends'
... to Cure Paralysis, the world's most comprehensive spinal
cord injury research center.
The 2009 ... to sell out and raise millions of dollars for spinal
cord injury research, the event begins at 5:30 ... tremendous steps towards finding a cure for spinal
cord injuries and we will stay united in our ...
Patrick Rummerfield Teams with Eric Westacott Foundation and Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation to Help Young Quadriplegic Boy
... organization dedicated to the study and cure of spinal
cord injuries (SCI), announced today that it has ... first family trip ever!"
As a spinal
cord injured person himself, Mr. Westacott knows ... volunteer basis, has raised over $250,000.00 for spinal
cord research since its creation, in 2002.
Blue Dye Halts Worsening Paralysis in Animal Study
... prevent the secondary damage that occurs after a spinal
cord injury, a new study suggests.
Researchers ... body's cells alive, pours into the area around a spinal
cord injury, killing off healthy and uninjured ... also laid out a potential way to stop secondary spinal
injury: use oxidized ATP to block the ATP, ...
Los Angeles Surgeon Dr. Rezaian - Pioneers Cutting Edge Laser Back Surgery (laserbacksurgery.com)
... experienced the pain involved with a herniated spinal
disc knows that it can be excruciating. Since cartilage discs separate the spinal
vertebrae and provide cushioning for the impact ... spreads throughout the arms and legs. Without spinal
surgery , a herniated disc can rupture and cause ...
Paradigm Spine Closes $21.5 Million Financing and Announces Promotion of Matt Stuttle to Position of Vice President, US Sales
... Spine, LLC, a developer of innovative non-fusion spinal
implant solutions, announced that it has ... in the advancement of innovative non-fusion spinal
implant products. The new capital will support ... non-fusion solutions for the treatment of spinal
conditions and diseases. The company's mission ...
United Spinal Association's 2009 Independence Expo Aug 7th-8th in Orlando: Improving Life for the Disabled and the Aging
... YORK, July 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- United spinal
Association's ( www.UnitedSpinal.org ) 2009 ... ADA, to Paul Tobin, President and CEO of United spinal
Pre-registration is at ... The 2009 Independence Expo is hosted by United spinal
Association, the Nation's preeminent advocacy ...
National Insurance Carriers Now Cover Artificial Cervical Disc Surgery
... frequency. The alternative to the more popular spinal
fusion is gaining ground with 200,000 Americans with spinal
disorders now having potential access to ... by insurance, but the benefits far outweighed spinal
She says that the difference ...
Milwaukee VA Hospital Gains New Spinal Cord Treatment Center
... contract to design and build a free-standing spinal
cord injury center at the Milwaukee VA Medical ... 2007.
VA is a leader in research related to spinal
cord injury care and rehabilitation, providing a ... care.
About 42,000 Americans with serious spinal
cord injuries or disorders are Veterans eligible ...
Pioneer Surgical Technology, Inc. Names Thomas J. McLeer as Chief Marketing Officer and General Manager of Spinal Operations
... innovator in the design and manufacture of spinal
and orthopaedic implants and instruments, has ... Chief Marketing Officer & General Manager of spinal
Operations, effective June 1, 2009.
Mr. ... charge of managing and directing all of Pioneer's spinal
operations, including marketing and sales.
Life Spine(R) Announces FDA Clearance of FS3(TM) Minimally Invasive Spinal System
... marketing clearance to the FS3 Minimally Invasive spinal
Available for nationwide release this August, the FS3 MIS spinal
System offers cannulated wire guided Minimally ... is dedicated to improving the quality of life for spinal
patients by increasing procedural efficiency and ...
Kessler Foundation Research Center Awarded More Than Two Million Dollars in Grants
... of life for individuals with multiple sclerosis, spinal
cord injury, traumatic brain injury, stroke and ... research in the areas of traumatic brain injury, spinal
cord injury, neuropsychology, neuroscience, ... also has model systems for brain and spinal
injury: Northern New Jersey SCI System and ...
Assessment of Bone Growth Stimulator Is Mixed
... It's used more often in spinal
fusions, but experts worry about costs and ... stimulates the creation of new bone as part of spinal
fusion surgery is being increasingly used in the ... or BMP, is now used in at least 25 percent of spinal
"The use of BMP is rapidly ...
Intrinsic Therapeutics' Barricaid and Magellan Spine Technologies' DART to Drive European Annulus Repair Market
... repair devices that have entered the European spinal
implant market will be key factors contributing ... growth through 2013. MRG's European Markets for spinal
Implants 2009 report finds that the annulus ... will form a niche market within the European spinal
implant market that will exceed $670 million by ...
HealthSource of Chicago: New Techniques for Back Pain Relief in Chicago
... for even horrible back pain. It's called spinal
decompression and it's featured here at ... and when his life turned around.
Here's how spinal
decompression works. People's discs are sort of ... pushes on the nerves and the amazing thing about spinal
Decompression is, qualified as carefully opening ...
Before You Take the Plunge ... Kessler Offers 10 Important Tips on Water Safety
... In fact, diving is among the leading causes of spinal
cord and traumatic head injuries in the United ... Kirshblum, MD, Medical Director and Director of spinal
Cord Injury Services ( ... ). "Injuries to the head, neck and spinal
column are serious and can result in paralysis, ...
New York City Chiropractor Announces New State-Of-The-Art Facility, Website
... therapy, Chiropractic care, and nonsurgical spinal
decompression. The new multi-disciplinary ... is it was one of the first to offer non-surgical spinal
decompression in NYC and Dr. Steven Shoshany is ... in the US to hold a patent for his proprietary spinal
decompression protocols. He is one of the few ...
United Spinal Association's 2009 Independence Expo Aug. 7th-8th In Orlando: Improving Life for the Disabled and the Aging
... YORK, June 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- United spinal
Association's ( www.UnitedSpinal.org ) 2009 ...
The 2009 Independence Expo is hosted by United spinal
Association, the Nation's preeminent advocacy ... New Mobility magazine.
About United spinal
Spinal Decompression Therapy Offers Hope for Back Pain
... Los Angeles spinal
Decompression And Back Pain Specialist Discusses ... Edward Martin, the director of the Los Angeles spinal
Decompression & Back Pain Clinic, discusses why spinal
decompression treatments are effective on his ...
Lumbar Spinal Stenosis Surgery at the Olympia Medical Center
... Leading spinal
neurosurgeon hosts clinical trial at Institute for spinal
LOS ANGELES , June 9 /PRNewswire/ -- For a patient suffering from spinal
Stenosis like Mike, back pain, leg pain and ...
Impliant Granted Two New U.S. Patents and Successfully Defends European Patent Opposition Case
... Arthroplasty device designed to treat lumbar spinal
stenosis with or without facet arthrosis and ... Europe (EP1646338), entails a unique translateral spinal
"We are very pleased by ... vertebral level to alleviate pain stemming from spinal
stenosis with or without degenerative facet ...
Life Spine Announces Appointment of Todd Fanning as Vice President of Sales
... Ill., June 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Rapidly growing spinal
implant firm Life Spine, Inc. announced today ... spine and the orthopaedic industries, including spinal
Concepts (now part of Zimmer Spine), Fziomed, ... is dedicated to improving the quality of life for spinal
patients by increasing procedural efficiency and ...
United Spinal Association Presents The 2009 Independence Expo: Improving Life for the Disabled and the Aging
... YORK, June 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- United spinal
Association ( www.UnitedSpinal.org ) presents ... Remodeling, and New Mobility.
About United spinal
is a national 501(c)(3) non-profit membership ...
Scient'x Groupe, S.A. Announces Completion of Credit Facility and Incremental Capital Infusion
... France, Scient'x is the largest independent spinal
implant company outside of the United States. The ... develops and distributes an extensive line of spinal
implants in over 50 countries around the world. Scient'x has an extensive record of pioneering spinal
technology and has been more than once at the ...
Dr. Edward Martin Hosts New Los Angeles Radio Show About Back Pain
... show on subjects like: sciatica, herniated disc, spinal
stenosis, bulging disc, whiplash, scoliosis, ... treatment that is getting great results is called spinal
Decompression. This treatment consists of very specialized therapy equipment that corrects spinal
abnormalities that are causing pain. "I have been ...
Global Decompression Announces C.O.D. Available on All Used Axiom DRX 9000 Spinal Decompression Systems
... -- Global Decompression now provides a Used spinal
Decompression market first: the option for all ... to pay large amounts of cash upfront for any Used spinal
Decompression equipment without first knowing the ... from. Global Decompression leads the used spinal
decompression industry in deliveries, service and ...
Globus Medical Announces Launch of COALITION(TM) ACDF Spacer System
... Globus Medical, Inc., the largest privately held spinal
implant manufacturer in the world, today ... Medical, Inc., is the largest privately held spinal
implant manufacturer in the world and is based in ... surgeons to promote healing in patients with spinal
disorders. Additional information can be accessed ...
Back to normal: Surgery improves outcomes for spine patients
... to surgery, which are:
stenosis with degenerative spondylolisthesis.
... criteria, including:
nerve pain in the legs
stenosis revealed on cross-sectional imaging
Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation Receives $25,000 Gift from TD Bank
... dedicated to finding cures and treatments for spinal
cord injuries and improving the lives of people ... organizations and hospitals to raise awareness of spinal
cord and brain injuries," said Peter T. ... service members with mobility impairments from spinal
cord or traumatic brain injury understand their ...
Minnesota Hospitals Pay $2.28 Million to Settle Medicare Fraud Charges Involving Kyphoplasty
... Medicare fraud involving a certain type of spinal
surgery known as kyphoplasty.
The Minnesota ... kyphoplasty, a procedure used to treat certain spinal
fractures that often are due to osteoporosis.
procedure can be performed safely as outpatient ...
Families of Spinal Muscular Atrophy Announces its New Medical Advisory Council
... May 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Families of spinal
Muscular Atrophy has just launched a new Medical ...
About Families of SMA:
Families of spinal
Muscular Atrophy is dedicated to creating a ... community.
Our vision is a world where spinal
Muscular Atrophy is treatable and curable.
United Spinal Association's 2nd Annual Disability Leadership & Policy Summit: Health Issues and People with Disabilities
... for this free event, hosted by United spinal
Association, Nassau County Office for the ... and sponsored by Acorda Therapeutics.
will honor Don Dryer, Executive Director of The ... Hofstra University Club.
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Spinal Network: The Total Wheelchair Resource Book
... -- The 4th edition of New Mobility magazine's spinal
Network: The Total Wheelchair Resource Book , the ... fertility and parenting, adaptive technology, spinal
cord research and much more.
The book is ... represent a true cross-section of people with spinal
cord injury and disease.
The Los Angeles ...
Bonnie Hunt, Melina Kanakaredes and Dr. Ruth Westheimer Lend Their Support to Children's Brain Tumor Foundation Benefit
... working nationwide to help kids with brain and spinal
cord tumors and cancer. The evening honored Sol ... the long-term outlook for children with brain and spinal
cord tumors through research support, education, ... and families nationwide affected by brain and spinal
cord tumors. We provide support to families in ...
APS issues new guideline for low-back pain interventions, surgery
... nonradicular low-back pain, common degenerative spinal
changes, and persistent and disabling symptoms.
... leg pain.
Discussion of risks and benefits of spinal
cord stimulation and shared decision making, ... or believed to have underlying neurological or spinal
$10 Million Gift to Transform Neuromedicine at URMC
... dystrophy, stroke, and trauma to the brain and spinal
Ernest J. Del Monte , chairman of ... brain tumors and injuries to the brain and spinal
cord, all of which are rapidly becoming more ... the Medical Center: Alzheimer's disease, stroke, spinal
cord and brain injuries, and brain tumors. For ...
A stronger backbone: DHEA hormone replacement increases bone density in older women
... vitamin D and calcium can significantly improve spinal
bone density in older women, according to a new ... groups experienced a 1 to 2 percent increase in spinal
bone density. According to researchers, the ... achieve similar increases of 2 to 4 percent in spinal
bone density with the help of medication ...
Matthew Reeve to Run 2009 ING New York City Marathon for Team Reeve
... on behalf of 1.275 million Americans living with spinal
SHORT HILLS, N.J., May 11 ... behalf of the 1.275 million Americans living with spinal
"As a first time runner, I do ... finish line by the millions of people living with spinal
cord injury who struggle daily with considerable ...