The abuse of opioids has become a hot topic and some states have reacted by placing restrictions on how much doctors can prescribe to patients. This ABC7 report talks about the impact these regulations are having on patients with serious, painful conditions. Dr. Kern Singh talks about what his patients experience when the alternative pain control protocol he has developed is not covered by insurance.
Dr. Singh talks about Derek Carr's transverse process fracture and delivers some good news for Raiders fans.
Cam Newton, Rob Gronkowski, Odell Beckham Jr., Joe Flacco, and Leonard Fournette Injury Report by Midwest Orthopaedics at Rushadmin
Dr. Kern Singh and Brian Cole discuss the injuries of Cam Newton, Rob Gronkowski, Odell Beckham Jr., Joe Flacco, and Leonard Fournette's injuries, and what they could mean for the rest of the season.
After noticing difficulty with his grip, Glenn Shapiro required neck surgery. He underwent a cervical fusion by Dr. Singh, and was out of the hospital the day of surgery. A few days after the surgery, Glenn was able to return to work.
After suffering an injury while at work, Oscar Sanchez required back surgery. He underwent a minimally invasive lumbar fusion by Dr. Singh and after just a few months, Oscar was back at work with no restrictions. Despite being a Spanish speaking patient, Dr. Singh's staff was able to accommodate Oscar from the first phone call, all the way through his surgery and beyond.
ABC 7 CHICAGO -- How long should you stay off the greens after back surgery? Between 30 and 50 percent of all golfers will struggle with back and neck pain. Many of them avoid surgery because they're afraid their performance will suffer. But, golfers may be able to get back into the swing of things in no time at all. This is the first time Mike Rude has swung a golf club in two years! Never-ending low back pain kept him [...]
At the International Society for the Advancement of Spine Surgery Annual Meeting, Kern Singh, MD, spoke about the importance of the topic minimally invasive (MIS) and lateral access to the spine for spine surgeons today. He said with the adoption of new technology there is a surgical learning curve and with it, comes complications. In order to transfer to MIS, surgeons must identify and manage complications early on.
Dr. Kern Singh, M.D., explains how he helped one patient with a very complex set of spine conditions. Using minimally invasive techniques, he treated this patient's pain and allowed him to return to work.