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Published: Mon, 06 Oct 2008 02:59:55 PST


Surgery more effective for degenerative spondylolisthesis problem

Thu, 28 Jun 2007 19:21:28 PST

Surgery provides better results than nonsurgical treatments for degenerative spondylolisthesis problem - N Engl J Med.

Medical metal detector finds lost orthopedic screws

Mon, 18 Jun 2007 22:23:38 PST

Undergraduates invention at Johns Hopkins emits tone to guide doctors to hidden hardware.

New procedure allows diagnosis of lower back pain cause

Sun, 06 May 2007 20:38:58 PST

Procedure involving injecting anesthetic into a spinal disc, useful in confirming the diagnosis of injured discs.

Epidural steroid injections limited in treating back pain

Fri, 16 Mar 2007 09:00:12 PST

Epidural steroid injections may provide some short-term pain relief between two and six weeks after injection.

Actonel halves the risk of hip fractures compared to alendronate

Fri, 17 Nov 2006 22:54:24 PST

Postmenopausal women taking Actonel were half as likely to sustain a hip fracture in the first year of treatment.

Platelet injection for tennis elbow may replace surgery

Mon, 23 Oct 2006 11:56:27 PST

One-time injection with patient's own platelets reduces pain, allows return to activity.