Tag: Global Spine Journal

RECODE-DCM: Global consensus reached on degenerative cervical myelopathy as single unifying...

A global, multi-stakeholder consensus process involving those with lived experience has selected degenerative cervical myelopathy (DCM) as the single unifying term for a progressive...

Cannabis use associated with increased use of prescription opioids following posterior...

Cannabis usage is associated with increased usage of opioids postoperatively, both while in-patient and post-discharge, following posterior lumbar spinal fusion surgery. This is the...

Cannabis can be an effective treatment option for back pain but...

The use of cannabis can be an effective option to treat back pain with an acceptable side effect profile but long-term follow-up is lacking...

New research highlights importance of early surgery for those with chronic...

Patients with chronic sciatica secondary to lumbar disc herniation who receive delayed surgery following prolonged, standardised non-operative care have inferior outcomes to those who...

Global effort to address degenerative spine conditions “imperative” to reduce disability

In a recent, award-winning study, 266 million individuals worldwide (3.63%) were found to have degenerative spine disease and low back pain annually. “Significantly,” the...