Category: Ortho Excellence
After Several Failed Spine Surgeries, This Expert Team Finally Brought Relief
Five spine surgeries left this patient in constant pain. Here's how UVA Health surgeons used innovative techniques to finally deliver relief.
Growth Modulation in Pediatric Scoliosis at UVA Health: Expanding the Scope of Care
See the impact we're making by participating in a study for ApiFix, a ratcheting, nonfusion device for growth modulation in pediatric scoliosis.
How Hand Surgeons Help After Spinal Cord Injury
A UVA Health surgeon implores PMR physicians to refer any patient with a T1 or higher cervical spinal cord injury to a hand surgeon for evaluation. Find out why.
Foot & Ankle Innovations That Began on the Playing Field
UVA Health orthopedic experts developed new techniques to treat high ankle sprain, Achilles tendon rupture, and Lisfranc injury — and then applied these approaches to all patients.
When ACL Reconstruction Fails: UVA Health Surgeons Using Novel Techniques to Address Biologic Failure
UVA Health orthopedic surgeon Mark Miller, MD, is renowned for developing 2 surgical approaches using bone dowels that can treat osteolysis.
How UVA Health Sets the Standard for High-Quality Care of Geriatric Hip Fractures
Treating broken bones in elderly patients can be challenging, especially when other medical issues present. Meeting high standards has proved possible through standardization.
Regenerating Bones: How One UVA Expert is Treating Osteonecrosis in Young Adults
Combining core decompression with autologous stem cells creates a promising intervention for osteonecrosis of the femoral head.
How High-Tech Robotics Can Improve Knee Replacement Success
Combining robust expertise with the latest robotics improves outcomes and reduces knee replacement revisions.