Today's Top 20 Stories
  1. Orthofix realigns spine business, names bone growth therapies leader

    Orthofix is realigning its spine business unit effective March 1, and the company named Jason Shallenberger as president of the bone growth therapies business.
  2. Spineart completes enrollment for cervical disc trial

    Spineart completed enrollment for the U.S. investigational device exemption trial with the Baguera C cervical disc implant, the devicemaker said Feb. 29.
  3. Woven Orthopedics gets 2nd FDA clearance for Ogmend

    Woven Orthopedics earned its second FDA 510(k) clearance for the Ogmed implantable sleeve, the company said Feb. 29.

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  1. ZimVie's 2023 spine sales fall 9% ahead of sale

    ZimVie posted spine sales decreases in the fourth quarter and full year ahead of its planned sale of the business segment.
  2. The issues 2 spine surgeons are watching this election year

    Primaries are underway for the 2024 presidential election, and healthcare remains a pertinent topic for many voters.
  3. Rothman Orthopaedics' 5-year recap: 36 big moves

    Philadelphia-based Rothman Orthopaedics is one of the largest orthopedic groups in the U.S., with more than 200 active physicians.
  4. Nevro earns FDA clearance for SI joint fixation system

    Nevro earned FDA 510(k) clearance to use its sacroiliac joint fixation system without having to include a lateral screw, the devicemaker said Feb. 28.

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  1. 50 things to know about the spine field in 2024

    Here are 50 things to know about the spine field from compensation, leadership, policy and more.
  2. Nova Ortho and Spine expands orthopedics in Georgia

    Fort Lauderdale, Fla.-based Nova Ortho and Spine opened its first location in Georgia, the practice's parent company Cardiff Lexington Corp. said Feb. 28. 
  3. 4 medtech notes: Alphatec, Smith+Nephew and more

    Here are four key developments from spine and orthopedic devicemakers since Feb. 21.
  4. Cervical disc replacement on the rise, ACDF leveling out: A 10-year review

    Cervical disc replacement has increased significantly from 2011 and 2021 while anterior cervical discectomy and fusion plateaued, according to a study published Feb. 24 in The Spine Journal. 
  1. Dr. Christopher Palmer leads robotic joint replacements in Missouri

    Christopher Palmer, DO, a Missouri-based orthopedic surgeon, has performed more than 2,000 robotic joint replacements using Stryker's Mako robot — more than anyone else in the state, according to a Feb. 27 report from St. Louis Magazine.
  2. Orthopedic hospital proposed in Ohio

    An orthopedic and stroke rehabilitation hospital has been proposed for a vacant mixed-use site in Seven Hills, Ohio, according to a Feb. 28 report from
  3. 4 things to know about the developer of the BEAR technique

    Martha Murray, MD, is the co-developer of the Bridge-Enhanced ACL Repair — known as BEAR — technique, which is the first FDA-approved medical technology that enables healing of a torn ACL.
  4. Orthopedic group's request to keep Wisconsin hospitals open denied

    A judge in Wisconsin has denied a request from Altoona, Wis.-based Chippewa Valley Orthopedics & Sports Medicine to delay the closure of two hospitals, Wisconsin Public Radio reported Feb. 27. 
  5. Alphatec CEO aspires to building 'spine monster' on the heels of strong 2023

    Alphatec CEO Pat Miles has big expectations for the company after a strong 2023.
  6. US News ranked orthopedic facilities demonstrate better arthroplasty outcomes

    Hospitals recognized on U.S. News & World Report's top 50 orthopedic facilities have a significantly lower likelihood of receiving total hip arthroplasty and total knee arthroplasty readmission penalties, according to a study published in the February issue of Journal of Arthroplasty. 
  7. Orthopedic surgery competition to be driven by tech innovation in 2024: Dr. Alex Vaccaro

    Innovation with new technology such as augmented reality and robotics will have a great impact on competition in the orthopedic surgery industry, according to Alex Vaccaro, MD, PhD.
  8. How competition among spine surgeons is evolving

    Spine surgery competition is evolving this year thanks to changes in workforce saturation and the addition of new spine centers.
  9. 7 orthopedic practices opening new offices

    Becker's reported on seven orthopedic practices opening new locations in February.

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