Monthly Archives: April 2015

April 2015

St. Louis, MO

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Pittsburgh, PA

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Spinal Champion 5k Training Plan

April 15th, 2015|

One of the Spinal Research Foundation’s favorite ways to celebrate Spinal Champions is with our We’ve Got Your Back national race series. For many, imagining participating in a race after overcoming spinal health challenges might seem overwhelming. However, with the Virginia Therapy & Fitness Center’s 2 Month Training Program, you might discover that you can walk or […]

Restorative Yoga & Back Pain Relief

April 14th, 2015|

Q1: What is restorative yoga and why is it different from other types of yoga?
A1: Restorative yoga is a type of yoga done lying down that involves no active movement or muscular engagement. With the support of yoga props like blankets, bolsters, and foam blocks you’ll lay in various supine poses designed to help you […]

4 Tips To Sit Less At Work

April 14th, 2015|

Physical activity is one of the best things we can do for our bodies. According to the CDC, an adult needs 2 hours and 30 minutes of moderate intensity aerobic activity every week, and additionally, muscle strengthening activities 2 days per week.
For many of us, this is old news. Those who have sought help for […]

Robotically-Guided Spinal Fusion Surgery Registry

April 10th, 2015|

 To establish an observational registry for systematic collection of clinical data from Renaissance-guided spine surgeries.
The key objective of this observational registry is to prospectively collect data to facilitate the quantification of potential short- and long-term benefits of Renaissance-guided spine surgery. It establishes a common framework for collaboration between surgeons performing Renaissance-guided spine surgeries in either […]

Robotically-Guided Surgery for Spinal Deformity Correction

April 10th, 2015|

 The goal of ADDRESS is to quantify potential short- and long-term benefits of robotically-guided minimally invasive (MIS) or open spine surgery in adult spinal deformity patients, in comparison to image- or navigation-guided instrumentation in a matching cohort of control patients performed using a freehand technique, both in MIS and open approaches.

Robotically-Guided Minimally Invasive Lumbar Fusion Surgery

April 10th, 2015|

 To quantify potential short- and long-term benefits of robotically-guided minimally invasive spine surgery (MIS) for adult patients with lower back degeneration, in comparison a matching group of control patients operated in a minimally invasive approach whether freehand or with image guidance or navigation techniques.

SI Joint Fusion with SImmetry Device

April 10th, 2015|

 The purpose of the EVoluSIon study is to evaluate the SImmetry Sacroiliac Joint Fusion System for fusion of the SI joint and relief of SI joint pain symptoms. This is a prospective, non-randomized post market study designed to collect data on SI joint fusion and subject back pain following implant of the SImmetry device.

SI Joint Fusion with iFuse Implant

April 10th, 2015|

  The purpose of this study was to evaluate the use of the iFuse Implant System to treat degenerative sacroiliitis (arthritis of the SI joint) and sacroiliac disruption (abnormal separation or tearing of the sacroiliac joint). The iFuse Implant System (iFuse device) is a medical device that is surgically implanted into the sacroiliac (SI) joint during […]