This study will explore the relationship between skeletal muscle and physical activity in scoliosis patients to provide insight into both the etiology of scoliosis and potential ways to mitigate the potential harms of treatment.
This study will examine the effects of psilocybin on Lyme disease symptom burden and quality of life in people with Post-Treatment Lyme Disease (PTLD).
Pediatric spinal fusion (PSF) surgery is a painful procedure that can treat adolescent idiopathic scoliosis (AIS). One technique that can potentially reduce patients' pain levels and need for opioid medication is the ultrasound-guided Erector Spinae Plane Block (ESPB). The ESP block is a technique that involves injecting an anesthetic medication into the muscles of the lower back on both sides of the spine. Previous studies have shown that ESPB application led to a reduction in opioid use, and there is one pediatric case report of ESPB use in two patients undergoing PSF. However, there is still lack of evidence that the ESPB ...
A comparison of outcomes between use of oral tranexamic acid as compared to oral placebo in the first days after total knee replacement will be made to determine impact on clinical indications and patient reported outcomes.
The purpose of this study is post-market, patient outcome research to evaluate medical device safety and effectiveness. The data collected will assess the safety of the FLXfit 15TM (studydevice) system.
The objective of this study is twofold: First, to determine whether higher levels of pre-operative psychological distress predict worse outcomes after arthroscopic rotator cuff repair; second, to obtain functional outcomes (VAS pain, VAS satisfaction, VAS function, Simple Shoulder Test (SST) and American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons (ASES) Score), physically examine and perform a radiographic analysis of patients at a minimum of 6 months after reverse total shoulder arthroplasty, total shoulder arthroplasty, arthroscopic scapulothoracic bursectomy, acromioclavicular joint reconstruction and arthroscopic rotator cuff repair.
The purpose of this study is to determine the optimal anesthetic routine for lumbar decompression surgery. General Anesthesia is the standard of care in spine surgery. Spinal anesthesia in decompressive procedures can be the new standard of care. Recently, it has been found that regional analgesia is option that has been shown to improve pain and opioid-related outcomes after spine surgery, but has not yet been studied in combination with spinal anesthesia. This is study that consists of two groups: standard of care general anesthesia with a nerve block and a spinal anesthesia with nerve block. Patients are randomized to either of...
The investigators primary objective is to identify genetic factors that may increase the risk of patients developing a periprosthetic joint infections (PJI) following total joint arthroplasty (TJA). The investigators hope that by identifying genetic predispositions we will be able to provide patient specific care pathways to prevent or minimize the risk for PJI.
Implementing Group Physical Therapy (PT) for Veterans with Knee Osteoarthritis (OA): Function QUERI 2.0 (Group PT) aims to implement, evaluate and sustain Group PT in 16 VA sites using a type III effectiveness-implementation hybrid design framework, which will compare implementation strategies while also gathering information about the clinical intervention and related outcomes.
Patients harboring dolichoectactic vertebrobasilar (DVB) aneurysms are at risk of suffering SAH, ischemic stroke, and/or brainstem compression and many patients are not offered invasive treatment due to the futility of existing surgical methods. Consequently, there is demand for development of medical therapy for DVB aneurysms