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Return to Work Faster After Cervical Disc Arthroplasty vs. ACDF


A study by Jeffrey J. Larson, MD showed that patients treated with cervical disc arthroplasty return to work faster than those treated with cervical fusion.  The study was presented at the International Society for the Advancement of Spine Surgery 2015 Annual Meeting. Cervical disc arthroplasty and anterior cervical discectomy and fusion are both accepted treatment options for […]

Study shows Upright MRI is more sensitive than tube MRI to identify cerebellar tonsillar ectopia after a whiplash injury


Evaluating Motor Vehicle Crash-Associated Neck Pain with Upright MRI A study by Freeman, et.al. published in Brain Injury, July 2010; 24(7-8): 988-994 shows patients with a history of motor vehicle crash-associated neck pain have a substantially higher frequency of cerebellar tonsil ectopia (CTE) than non-traumatic subjects when evaluated with an Upright MRI. The Upright MRI identified a […]