Tag: spine surgery

Marine Geologist Quickly Resumes Active Life After...

Pam Reid, a marine geologist & professor at the University of Miami, is a very active 72-year-old, traveling to such...

March 9, 2022

Spine Surgeries at Miami Neuroscience Institute Save...

Ignoring persistent back pain is not a good idea, because you never know if it’s your body’s signal that something...

September 22, 2021

Repairing Compression Fractures: Key Research Bolstered Success...

Vertebral compression fractures most often occur in people with severe osteoporosis who have weak or brittle bones. Common daily activities...

June 7, 2021

Minimally Invasive Techniques for Spinal Conditions Provide...

Whether you have an acute back injury or a serious spine condition, the team at Miami Neuroscience Institute has extensive...

March 2, 2021

Cervical Spine Surgery: She Thought It was...

Cheerleading, volleyball, and sky-diving. These are some of the things Prisciliana Berrios De La Vega enjoyed when she was in...

June 4, 2020

Spine Fractures Treated with Surgical ‘Cement’

A cement-like substance, known as polymethylmethacrylate (PMMA), that pushes aside any bone fragments within the vertebra and quickly hardens.

September 12, 2016

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