The pandemic has worsened back pain.​

2022-04-28T21:37:20+00:00

The COVID-19 pandemic exacerbated many things in society, back pain being one of them. With the change in lifestyles and improper work-from-home setups, the pandemic has made back pain worse for many. Additionally, it is extremely common to experience body aches and pains both during and after having contracted COVID-19. Back pain was already [...]

The pandemic has worsened back pain.​2022-04-28T21:37:20+00:00

The SAGICO Team attends 2022 NASS Annual Meeting.

2022-03-28T17:15:57+00:00

The SAGICO Team is looking forward to attending the 2022 NASS Annual Meeting. The North American Spine Society (NASS) 37th Annual Meeting will be held in Chicago, Illinois from October 12 until October 15. NASS is an organization focused on the promotion of evidence-based and ethical spine care. With 8,000 members, NASS is the [...]

The SAGICO Team attends 2022 NASS Annual Meeting.2022-03-28T17:15:57+00:00

The SAGICO Team attends 2022 AANS Annual Meeting.

2022-03-25T19:36:18+00:00

The SAGICO Team is looking forward to attending the 2022 AANS Annual Scientific Meeting. The American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS) Annual Scientific Meeting will be held in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania from April 29 until May 2. From AANS.org: "Founded in 1931 as the Harvey Cushing Society, the American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS) is [...]

The SAGICO Team attends 2022 AANS Annual Meeting.2022-03-25T19:36:18+00:00

The SAGICO Team attends 2022 AAPM Annual Meeting.

2022-03-23T19:54:35+00:00

The SAGICO Team is looking forward to attending the 2022 AAPM Annual Meeting. The American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM) Annual Meeting will be held in Washington, DC from July 10 until July 14. According to AAPM.org, “AAPM is a scientific, educational, and professional nonprofit organization devoted to the discipline of physics in [...]

The SAGICO Team attends 2022 AAPM Annual Meeting.2022-03-23T19:54:35+00:00

Cervical spondylosis can be painful and be treated with surgery.​

2022-03-23T17:29:10+00:00

As one's body ages, the bones and cartilage that make up their joints naturally wear and tear. When this happens in the spine, this wear and tear can affect the discs and vertebrae. For instance, most people's spinal discs begin drying out and shrinking by the age of 40. Age also affects the exterior [...]

Cervical spondylosis can be painful and be treated with surgery.​2022-03-23T17:29:10+00:00

What is Anterior Discectomy and Fusion Surgery?​

2022-03-23T17:28:46+00:00

If a patient is experiencing significant neck or arm pain, it could be due to nerve issues in the cervical spine. More than likely, this pain can be due to the presence of a herniated or degenerative disc. A disc refers to the rubbery pad between vertebrae. When the gel-like material of the disc [...]

What is Anterior Discectomy and Fusion Surgery?​2022-03-23T17:28:46+00:00

The SAGICO Team attends 2022 AAOS Annual Meeting.

2022-03-24T19:36:58+00:00

The SAGICO Team is looking forward to attending the 2022 AAOS Annual Meeting. This year, the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) Annual Meeting will be held in Chicago, Illinois from March 22 until March 26. The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting is the world’s largest meeting of orthopaedic surgeons, researchers and [...]

The SAGICO Team attends 2022 AAOS Annual Meeting.2022-03-24T19:36:58+00:00

OLIF surgery can potentially treat over 80% of spine problems.​

2022-03-23T17:28:11+00:00

Oblique Lateral Interbody Fusion (OLIF) is a surgical technique used to treat degenerative spine disorders. Specifically, OLIF is a great option to treat back and leg back due to issues in the lumbar spine region. According to Healthworld.com, OLIF surgery should be seriously considered to treat over 80% of spinal problems. OLIF's popularity as [...]

OLIF surgery can potentially treat over 80% of spine problems.​2022-03-23T17:28:11+00:00

Anterior cervical plates are especially helpful in ensuring the success of cervical fusion surgery.​

2022-03-23T17:27:49+00:00

Anterior cervical plates are widely used for anterior cervical decompression and fusion for cervical spondylosis. Although fusion can be done without cervical plates, they have been shown to provide faster fusion success and better results long-term. Anterior plate fixation is especially beneficial in the instances of traumatic injuries, revision surgeries, and in the treatment [...]

Anterior cervical plates are especially helpful in ensuring the success of cervical fusion surgery.​2022-03-23T17:27:49+00:00

3D-printing allows for implants to be intentionally designed to improve bone growth and healing. ​

2022-03-23T17:27:32+00:00

3D-printed implants significantly improve bone growth. Specifically, 3D-printing is improving the adherence and growth of bone cells on implants. Because 3D-printing allows us to control shapes and structures, we can create porous titanium implants. These particular features on these implants could never be achieved with traditional manufacturing. With the larger pores, comes the opportunity [...]

3D-printing allows for implants to be intentionally designed to improve bone growth and healing. ​2022-03-23T17:27:32+00:00
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