Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine

3 Ways 2 Heal: Easton Hospital’s Comprehensive Approach to Spine Care

Easton Hospital’s Comprehensive Spine Management Program combines physical therapy, pain management and surgical expertise to customize care and optimize results for patients with cervical and lumbar pain.

What’s on the Horizon: 
Innovative Treatments 
for Lumbar Spine Surgery

Bigger is not always better, especially when it comes to spinal surgery. With continued advances in biologics and instrumentation and a continually evolving appreciation for the potential complications and dangers associated with major reconstructive spinal surgery, less invasive approaches are gaining popularity among spine surgeons and patients alike.

Too Much Calcium Can Be Bad for Your Heart, New Study Finds

In a new study from the National Institutes of Health, startling results showed that men who took calcium supplements were more apt to die of heart disease than those who didn't get extra calcium in supplement form.

Laughing at My Nightmare: 
Nonprofit Organization Raises Funds and 
Awareness for Muscular Dystrophy Research

It wasn’t until Shane Burcaw realized his popular, pithy blog, Laughing at My Nightmare, had reached critical mass in 2011 on the social media site Tumblr that he and supporters thought it was time to develop a nonprofit organization earmarked to aid muscular dystrophy research.

JD Lipani Radiosurgery Institute Treats Metastatic Brain and Spine Tumors before Disability Results

Providing noninvasive neurosurgery for metastatic diseases of the brain and spine, JD Lipani Radiosurgery Institute helps patients preserve mental and physical function.

Comprehensive Care for Spinal Tumors and Associated Degenerative Spinal Conditions 
at Neurological Surgery, P.C.

Treating the gamut of primary and metastatic spine tumors with an array of state-of-the-art, minimally invasive techniques and multimodal therapies, neurosurgeons at Neurological Surgery, P.C. offer comprehensive care for patients with tumors of the spine, as well as those with degenerative spinal conditions that may result from such tumors.

Diagnosis Prognosis

In spring 2012, the Choosing Wisely campaign asked nine physician organizations to create a list of commonly utilized tests or procedures that may often be unnecessary. A common response among general practitioners? Imaging for low back pain.

A New Hope in Parkinson’s Research

A recently developed small-molecule fluorescence probe may play a key role in the future of Parkinson’s disease research and diagnosis.