3d render image of a spine
Friday, 31 January 2020 / Published in News
The North American Spine Society announced the release of evidence-based clinical guidelines for multidisciplinary spine care for the diagnosis and treatment of low back pain. The guidelines can help practitioners treat adult patients with non-specific low back pain above the knee, according to a press release issued by the North American Spine Society. Dr. Kern
dr singh with clinicl staff
Thursday, 30 January 2020 / Published in News
Rush University Medical Center and Rush Oak Park Hospital again earned high marks in one of the nation’s most respected assessments of health care quality. Both hospitals received five-star ratings, the highest possible, from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). Rush Copley Medical Center received four stars from CMS. The CMS ratings are
Monday, 25 November 2019 / Published in News
Over a two-year period, Thom Serafin found more and more activities out of his reach due to chronic debilitating back pain. It had radiated down his lower back to his legs and numbed his feet. The pain made walking short distances difficult, and he wasn’t able to stand for more than a few minutes at
dr kern singh examines patient
Wednesday, 18 September 2019 / Published in Health & Wellness
In an effort to decrease opioid use and curb the current trend of opioid misuse, addiction, and overdose deaths, researchers at Rush University Medical Center have developed a strategy of implementing opioid-sparing multimodal analgesia (MMA) to manage pain in surgical patients. “This new pain management approach reduces narcotic use and minimizes hospitalization, making most minimally