New Article Published in Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research

The Jon Block Group is pleased to announce the recent publication of Minimally invasive lateral lumbar interbody fusion with direct psoas visualization, which was recently published in the Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery and Research and co-written by Dr. Larry Miller and Dr. Jon Block of The Jon Block Group. The authors collaborated on the paper and the study with Baxano Surgical, Inc. of Raleigh, NC.

Minimally invasive lateral approaches to the lumbar spine have been adopted to allow access to the intervertebral disc space while avoiding the complications associated with anterior or posterior approaches.…

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Jeff Muir Joins The Jon Block Group

The Jon Block Group is pleased to announce the recent addition of Jeff Muir as a Junior Associate specializing in orthopedic and musculoskeletal technologies.

Jeff brings a wealth of industry experience to the team. He has been involved in the life sciences space for over 20 years, with a robust publication portfolio. Jeff holds masters degrees in both Medical Science and Clinical Epidemiology, along with professional affiliations that include membership in the CIHR Institute of Musculoskeletal Health and Arthritis and the Centre for Evidence-based Orthopaedics.…

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New Article Published in Medical Devices: Evidence and Research

The Jon Block Group is pleased to announce the recent publication of Minimally invasive arthrodesis for chronic sacroiliac joint dysfunction using the SImmetry SI Joint Fusion system, which was recently published in Medical Devices: Evidence and Research and co-written by Dr. Larry Miller and Dr. Jon Block of The Jon Block Group. The authors collaborated on the paper and the study with Zyga Technology of Minnetonka, MN.

Chronic sacroiliac (SI) joint-related low back pain (LBP) is a common, yet under-diagnosed and undertreated condition due to difficulties in accurate diagnosis and highly variable treatment practices.…

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