Dr Emmanuel
Dr Emmanuel
Orthopaedic Surgeon

Blogs

Key to improving low back pain is likely ability to measure it

The best way to find an effective treatment for low back pain is to find an effective and accurate method to measure low back pain, a presenter at the Philadelphia Spine Research Symposium said. Source: Healio Read more

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Duchenne muscular dystrophy is a stem cell disease

A new study from The Ottawa Hospital and the University of Ottawa is poised to completely change our understanding of Duchenne muscular dystrophy and pave the way for far more effective treatments. Source: Medical Xpress Read more

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Researchers Find New Way to Force Stem Cells to Become Bone Cells

Imagine you have a bone fracture or a hip replacement, and you need bone to form, but you heal slowly – a common fact of life for older people. Instead of forming bone, you could form fat. Researchers at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine may have found a way to tip the […]

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New study reveals dangers of opioid abuse for chronic back pain sufferers

Chronic back pain sufferers with psychiatric disorders such as depression or anxiety are 75% more prone to opioid abuse according to a new study. The study, published in Anesthesiology, the official medical journal of the American Society of Anesthesiologists (ASA), examined patients currently being treated for lower back pain with opioids. Researchers found that patients […]

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Treatment of shoulder instability helps return collegiate athletes to playing field

Athletes who suffer a shoulder instability injury may return to play more successfully after being treated arthroscopically compared to nonoperative treatment, say researchers presenting their work at the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine’s (AOSSM) Annual Meeting. “Our research highlights that collegiate collision athletes with in-season shoulder instability injuries are more likely to return to […]

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  • California Medical Association
  • Spine Arthroplasty Society