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Last Updated: Oct 6, 2008 - 2:59:55 AM

Surgery more effective for degenerative spondylolisthesis problem - Jun 28, 2007 - 7:21:28 PM
Surgery provides better results than nonsurgical treatments for degenerative spondylolisthesis problem - N Engl J Med.

Medical metal detector finds lost orthopedic screws - Jun 18, 2007 - 10:23:38 PM
Undergraduates invention at Johns Hopkins emits tone to guide doctors to hidden hardware.

New procedure allows diagnosis of lower back pain cause - May 6, 2007 - 8:38:58 PM
Procedure involving injecting anesthetic into a spinal disc, useful in confirming the diagnosis of injured discs.

Epidural steroid injections limited in treating back pain - Mar 16, 2007 - 9:00:12 AM
Epidural steroid injections may provide some short-term pain relief between two and six weeks after injection.

Actonel halves the risk of hip fractures compared to alendronate - Nov 17, 2006 - 10:54:24 PM
Postmenopausal women taking Actonel were half as likely to sustain a hip fracture in the first year of treatment.
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