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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. About ...

Celebrity Paralympians Sign on to Kelly Brush Century Ride

... to buy adaptive sports equipment for others with spinal cord injury. 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 cord injury. 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. In ...

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 Association. 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 fusion." 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 System. 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 fusion surgeries. "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 Association ...

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 Research 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 disc replacement. "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 Association 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: herniated disc; spinal stenosis; and spinal stenosis with degenerative spondylolisthesis. ... criteria, including: nerve pain in the legs spinal 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. The spinal 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. United spinal will honor Don Dryer, Executive Director of The ... Hofstra University Club. ABOUT UNITED spinal ASSOCIATION ...

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 disorders. ...

$10 Million Gift to Transform Neuromedicine at URMC

... dystrophy, stroke, and trauma to the brain and spinal cord. 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 cord injury SHORT HILLS, N.J., May 11 ... behalf of the 1.275 million Americans living with spinal cord injury. "As a first time runner, I do ... finish line by the millions of people living with spinal cord injury who struggle daily with considerable ...
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