Spine Journal

Publisher
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
History
1996-present
Impact factor
2.793 ()

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Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Earlier physical therapy may help older patients with back pain

(HealthDay)—For older adults presenting to their primary care providers with a new visit for back pain, early referral to physical therapy (PT) services results in no clinically meaningful differences in outcomes; however, ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Booster massage dose may be helpful in chronic neck pain

(HealthDay)—For patients with chronic nonspecific neck pain, a booster dose of additional massages may be effective for reducing pain and dysfunction, according to a study published in the Oct. 1 issue of The Spine Journal.

Surgery

Lower RASDS complications for higher hospital, surgeon volume

(HealthDay)—Perioperative complication rates are lower with increased hospital and surgeon volume for revision adult spinal deformity surgery (RASDS), according to research published in the Sept. 1 issue of The Spine Journal.

Surgery

Aggressive malpractice environment ups hospital LOS

(HealthDay)—An aggressive malpractice environment is associated with increased hospitalization charges and length of stay for patients undergoing spine surgery, according to a study published in the July 1 issue of The ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Clinical decision rule can classify risk of chronic back pain

(HealthDay)—A clinical decision rule (CDR) with eight items can classify patients with acute low back pain (LBP) by their risk for chronic pain, according to a study published in the July 1 issue of The Spine Journal.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Paraspinal fat infiltration tied to low back pain, disability

(HealthDay)—Paraspinal fat infiltration correlates with high-intensity pain/disability and with structural abnormalities in the lumbar spine, according to a study published in the July 1 issue of The Spine Journal.

Surgery

No lasting value for minimally invasive lumbar laminotomy

(HealthDay)—For patients with neural foraminal or lateral recess stenosis with unilateral leg neurogenic symptoms (NS), a minimally invasive surgical (MIS) approach offers no advantage over an open lumbar laminotomy approach ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

MRI scoring system IDs metastatic vertebral fractures

(HealthDay)—A novel magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scoring system can differentiate between osteoporotic vertebral fractures (OVFs) and metastatic vertebral fractures (MVFs), according to a study published in the July ...

Surgery

School scoliosis screening has sustained effectiveness

(HealthDay)—School scoliosis screening can have sustained clinical effectiveness in identifying patients with adolescent idiopathic scoliosis, according to a study published in the May 1 issue of The Spine Journal.

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