The International Society for the Advancement of Spine Surgeons released a statement supporting the Current Procedural Terminology Editorial Panel’s statements about covering minimally invasive sacroiliac joint fusion procedures. In a survey conducted last year, ISASS and the Society of Minimally Invasive Spine Surgeons found that 90 percent of all SI joint fusions were performed with a…Details
Daily stretching and strengthening is a good bet for preventing attacks of low back pain, according to the August 2013 issue of the Harvard Men’s Health Watch. “An episode of acute low back pain is a call to action for people who are simply not exercisers,” says Dr. Jeffrey N. Katz, professor of orthopedic surgery…Details
Why do so many riders suffer from back pain? Do we have to accept it as an inevitable consequence of the sport we love? Or are there logical steps to avoid or curb it that we should be taking, beyond gulping down ibuprofen and taking a hot bath?
The Society for Ambulatory Spine Surgery (SASS) was formed as a growing number of spine surgeons are electing to conduct surgeries in an ambulatory surgical environment using minimally invasive spine techniques. The mission of SASS is to help educate surgeons in the safety and efficacy of ambulatory spine surgery to enhance patients’ quality of life.…Details
At the 11TH Annual Orthopedic, Spine and Pain Management-Driven Ambulatory Surgical Center Conference in Chicago, Dr. Kube spoke on two different topics. The first focused on the new advances in sacroiliac joint problems. The session will identify trends that are driving the advancement of sacroiliac joint conditions treatment. The second discussed core business and clinical…Details