Lumbar Spinal Stenosis and MRI Findings – an association?

In a recent paper published in Spine, researchers looked to try and correlate MRI findings and the severity of pain related to lumbar spinal stenosis. [1. Burgstaller JM1, Schüffler PJ, Buhmann JM, Andreisek G, Winklhofer S, Del Grande F, Mattle M, Brunner F, Karakoumis G, Steurer J, Held U; LSOS Study Group. Is There an Association Between [...]

Perfect Posture – What Does That Mean?

Posture In real estate it is location, location, location. But when it comes to the spine, it is posture, posture, and posture! But what does this word actually mean? Posture comes from the Latin Root 'positura' which means "position, station' and portrays the idea of not moving. Let's get one thing straight, we are ALWAYS moving. [...]

Review Opportunity

Yesterday I was contacted by DovePress Medical, a publisher of peer-reviewed research with a review opportnity. I was asked in a very pleasant email whether I could review a submitted paper to The Journal of Pain Research. I wasn't expecting this as for several years I have been on the other side of the fence, [...]

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