Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Correcting the curve with scoliosis surgery

Scoliosis is a condition that causes the spine to curve. It often is diagnosed in children—perhaps during a growth spurt or in and around the time of puberty. However, it can be associated with other conditions such as ...

Medical research

Study links post surgery mobility to favorable outcomes

Research led by the Cleveland Clinic in Ohio evaluated postoperative recovery rates from elective surgery in a study, "Association Between Mobilization and Composite Postoperative Complications Following Major Elective Surgery," ...


Key to post-stroke recovery: Exercise

Physical activity after a stroke may be crucial to a more successful recovery, according to a study by Swedish researchers.


Smartphone-aided postoperative monitoring effective

Postoperative follow-up using smartphone app-assisted monitoring for patients undergoing breast reconstruction and gynecologic oncology surgery is associated with improved quality of recovery, according to a study published ...

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