Innovation in Spinal Disc Replacement Prospects in Los Angeles, CA
What Are the Prospects for Innovation in Spinal Disc Replacement?

Age-related wear (degenerative disc disease), injuries, and spinal deformities can damage the spongy, supportive discs that cushion the spine’s bones to the point where surgery is necessary. Not too long ago, the most reliable option was fusion surgery performed to […]

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Robots Surgeons on Spine Problems in Los Angeles CA
Recent Advancements in Image-Guided Robotic Spine Surgery

The use of real-time images in spine procedures isn’t entirely new. This technology has already been used during many minimally invasive procedures. However, researchers at Johns Hopkins Hospital have recently developed the ability to perform image-guided robotic surgery to do […]

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New Results After Phase II of Mesoblast’s Stem Cell Therapy

Mesoblast, an Australian-based regenerative medicine company, recently announced results from the second phase of a clinical trial on stem cell therapy. The study involved patients with chronic low back pain (CLBP) due to disc degeneration, also known as degenerative disc […]

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Various Spine Surgeries in Los Angeles, CA
New Study on Cell Therapy for Degenerative Disc Disease

Australian-based regenerative medicine company Mesoblast recently announced results of the second part of an ongoing clinical trial. The research involves cell injections given to patients with chronic lower back pain related to degenerative disc disease (DDD). Initial results suggest the […]

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Monkeys Shows Promise for Wireless Spine Implant in Los Angeles, CA
Study on Monkeys Shows Promise for Wireless Spine Implant

With nearly 20,000 new spinal cord injuries occurring in the United States each year, any encouraging research involving possible treatment options is welcome news. From getting a Coflex implant to receiving spinal cord stimulation, the options have increased over time. […]

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Dr. Bae, a Top Spinal Surgeon in Southern California
Dr. Bae Recognized as 2016 Top Doctor

It is with great pride that we announce that Orthopedic Surgeon Hyun Bae, MD, has been recognized as a 2016 Top Doctor in Santa Monica, CA. This prestigious award is given to select healthcare practitioners that exemplify clinical excellence in […]

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Steam Cell Study in Los Angeles, CA
New Research Finds Vibrations Can Turn Stem Cells into Bone

Scientists at the University of Glasgow and the University of West Scotland have found that vibrations may be an effective way to transform stem cells into bone, which could be good news for patients in need for healthy bone tissue. […]

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After Surgery Tips for Los Angeles, CA
Minimally Invasive Lumbar Fusion Leads to Better Recovery

The growing trend towards minimally invasive back surgery has resulted in reduced recovery times and fewer complication risks for many patients. This is also true of minimally invasive lumbar fusion, a common procedure to correct instability of the lower spine, […]

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Back Pain Problems in Beverly Hills, CA
Chronic Low Back Pain Tied to High Illicit Drug Use

Patients dealing with chronic low back pain may face another problem that can also impact quality of life, an increased instance of illegal drug use. This conclusion comes from the results of a University of Minnesota study recently read by […]

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