People who experience chronic low back pain may struggle to communicate changes in their pain, thus challenging health care providers. Harvard-affiliate Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) researchers have employed Arterial Spin Labeling (ASL), a new imaging technique, to look at the brain when it is feeling pain. ASL let investigators quantify blood flow to different…Details
The following is the farewell from Michael Janssen, DO, to the readers of InSpine, as his term of Editor–In–Chief came to a close. This is my last edition of InSpine as Editor-in-Chief. Given the politics, personal agendas, and ambitions all large organizations face, perhaps it’s the right time to go. I feel that I have…Details
The human frame is designed for motion. The human body is engineered to move effectively and efficiently. It is not designed for prolonged sitting on the couch, lengthy drives in a car and long hours at a computer work station. Movement brings a wealth of positive effects to the spine. Motion keeps us young and…Details
Presenting: A SPOOKTACULAR EVENT, sponsored by the Center for Spinal Disorders. Trick or Treat Street 2012 will be held at the CENTER FOR SPORTS & ORTHOPEDICS Musculoskeletal Learning Center Scientific Education and Research Center FRIDAY, OCTOBER 26, 2012 3:30 PM TO 5:30 P.M. 9005 GRANT STREET, SUITE 200 THORNTON, CO 80229 Make sure to come…Details
Tragic fungal (aspergillus) meningitis infections have been associated with epidural steroid (cortisone) injections using a COMPOUNDED cortisone from a specialty compounding company named New England Compounding Center (NECC) in Framingham, Massachusetts. Compounding pharmacies “make their own drug products” and the FDA does not have the authority to approve the drugs. Dr. Leimbach has not and…Details
We are always thrilled to hear how well our patients are healing, as well as praises of their experience with our surgeons. Check out this recent letter from a very happy, healing patient.
Dear Dr. Janssen:
I haven’t ever written a letter like this one before as I was not particularly fond of my previous surgeon. I wanted to let you know that I was very impressed with your entire facility and most particularly with you.Details