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Dr. Bae Receives Spine Surgeon Leadership Award from Becker’s Healthcare

The Spine Institute Center for Spinal Restoration in Los Angeles, CA, is proud to announce that Dr. Hyun Bae, Medical Director at the center, is a recipient of the 2016 Spine Surgeon Leadership Award. Becker’s Healthcare, a leading provider of cutting-edge information for healthcare industry professionals, granted this prestigious award to just 22 recipients this […]

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Dr. Hyun Bae: Los Angeles Super Doctor

Los Angeles-based orthopedic surgeon Dr. Hyun Bae has been added to an exclusive list of outstanding surgeons complied by trusted industry publication Super Doctors. Super Doctors uses a comprehensive and rigorous process to provide potential patients a carefully chosen selection of highly qualified doctors. Every candidate is evaluated using a strict set of criteria, including […]

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Bae Laboratory Awarded Prestigious NASS Grant

Dr. Juliane Glaeser, a PhD at Bae Laboratory, has been awarded the North American Spine Society (NASS) 2015 Young Investigator Basic Research Grant for her research project entitled Treatment with the NFkB Inhibitor NEMO-Binding Domain Peptide to Inhibit Disc Degeneration. The award provides funding for one year of research. Founded in 1985 from the merger […]

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Understanding the Spine SCOAP

Most hospitals and clinics offering spine surgery in Beverly Hills have a different set of metrics when it comes to tracking patient outcomes, determining patient risk, and monitoring recovery. Changes could be on the horizon on a national level due to the success of an innovative program in Washington State. Spine SCOAP (Surgical Clinical Outcomes […]

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Spine Surgery Becoming More Accurate Thanks to Technology

Advances in technology are greatly reducing common risks associated with most types of back surgery, especially when it comes to helping surgeons improve the accuracy of the intricate movements required for most spine surgeries. With fusion surgery, for instance, new imaging systems are allowing doctors to get a better view of the affected area of […]

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Research Links Evolution to Spine Problems

Here’s something that maybe even Mr. Darwin didn’t consider – a possible link between evolution and spine problems. The Spine Institute Center for Spinal Restoration shares information from a recent study suggesting there may be a connection between the spines of chimpanzees and the spines of people with lower back issues. The Evolution of the […]

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Pedi-Scope May Solve Spine Pain Related to Cycling

Mike Lane, a cyclist from Brooklyn, New York has created a device, the Pedi-Scope that enables people who are riding bicycles to see in front of them without extending their necks upward. The inventor, who is an avid rider, was tired of enduring the shoulder, neck, and back pain that was being caused by holding […]

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Using Ultrasounds in Spine Surgeries

Ultrasound technology, involving the use of sound vibrations at a specific frequency, may play a role in helping patients undergoing surgical spine procedures. In fact, testing is already underway to use ultrasound technology during surgery to achieve more accurate placement and insertion of screws and after surgery to improve healing. Use of Ultrasound During Scoliosis […]

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Treat Back Pain with Your Smartphone?

Technology as it relates to back pain extends beyond groundbreaking techniques in spinal surgery. The latest innovation in back pain relief focuses more on improving the way information is delivered to both patients and their healthcare professionals – and it involves the use of a device that works in conjunction with a smartphone. What It […]

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Paracetamol May Be Ineffective for Treating Back Pain

Paracetamol (acetaminophen) is a common medication recommended by doctors for back pain. However, recent research suggests that, while the drug can help with headaches and aches and pains associated with colds, it may not be all that effective for backaches. There’s also concern from some medical professionals about the recommended dosage of acetaminophen (up to […]

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