Tag: spinal

Patients experience improvement in pain during sexual activity at one year...

A large proportion of patients undergoing surgery for lumbar spinal stenosis (LSS) experienced an improvement in pain during sexual activity at one year, according to the results of a...

Patient education and new technologies can help reduce unnecessary and costly...

In an effort to reduce unnecessary patient interactions and associated costs following lumbar surgery, providers should utilise virtual visits or new technologies to monitor patient's postoperative...

NuVasive receives FDA clearance for Pulse platform and announces commercial launch

NuVasive has announced that it has received US Food and Drug Administration 510(k) clearance for its Pulse platform, after receiving CE mark certification earlier...

MiRus raises US$65 million for expansion of Rhenium-based devices

MiRus has raised US$65 million in a new funding round that will help the firm grow its spinal and extremity portfolios and development of...

ReVivo Medical announces two new spine experts to its Board Of...

ReVivo Medical has announced that two spinal and orthopaedic experts are joining its Board of Advisors as the company get ready to recruit for...

New ultra-thin Inflatable spinal implants could help treat severe pain

A team of engineers and clinicians at the University of Cambridge (Cambridge, UK) have developed an ultra-thin, inflatable spinal device that can be used...

Majority of paediatric spinal fractures related to not wearing seatbelts

Two thirds of all paediatric spinal fractures that occur in the US are related to people not wearing seatbelts, according to a recent study...

Spectrum Spine acquires unique surface technology for spinal trauma

Spectrum Spine has acquired what it describes as a highly unique and proprietary surface technology for spinal trauma, called BIOBraille, and has begun operations...

United Spinal Association acquires AbleThrive to better support those with spinal...

United Spinal Association has acquired online platform, AbleThrive, in a move designed to ensure people with spinal cord injuries and disorders (SCI/D) have greater...

4WEB Medical unveils new Lumbar Spine Plating Solution

4WEB Medical has announced the initial launch of its Lumbar Spine Plating Solution (LSTS-PS), with the first procedures performed by James Lynch, neurosurgeon and...

Spinal cord injury patient regains ability to walk following electrical and...

The use of electrical and magnetic stimulation simultaneously has shown promising results and even helped a spinal cord injury patient regain the ability to walk.   The simultaneous stimulation...

The importance of outcome data in spine surgery

 “Outcomes are important for patients. It is very important that we understand what happens to our patients when we carry out treatments, be they...