New Article Published in Orthopedic Reviews

The Jon Block Group is pleased to announce the recent publication of Early knee osteoarthritis management should first address mechanical joint overload, which was co-written by Dr. Larry Miller and Dr. Jon Block of The Jon Block Group and Dr. Elizabeth Arendt from the Department of Orthopedic Surgery at the University of Minnesota. It was published in Orthopedic Reviews. The Jon Block Group collaborated on this paper with Moximed of Hayward, California.

Early knee osteoarthritis poses a therapeutic dilemma to the musculoskeletal clinician. Despite the recent interest in arthroscopic and injectable regenerative therapies intended to repair or restore a …

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New Article Published in The Open Orthopaedics Journal

We are pleased to announce the recent publication of Quality of Life in Patients with Knee Osteoarthritis: A Commentary on Nonsurgical and Surgical Treatments, which was co-written by Dr. Larry Miller and Dr. Jon Block of The Jon Block Group and published in The Open Orthopaedics Journal. The paper was co-written with Dr. Jack Farr of OrthoIndy.

Knee osteoarthritis (OA) has a significant negative impact on health-related quality of life (HRQoL). Identification of therapies that improve HRQoL in patients with knee OA may mitigate the clinical, economic, and social burden of this disease. The purpose of this commentary is …

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New Article Published in Journal of Pragmatic and Observational Research

We are pleased to announce the recent publication of An 8-week multimodal treatment program improves symptoms of knee osteoarthritis: a real-world multicenter experience, which was co-authored by Dr. Larry Miller and Dr. Jon Block of The Jon Block Group, and published in the Journal of Pragmatic and Observational Research.

A total of 3,569 patients completed an 8-week treatment course between January 2008 and April 2013 at 66 dedicated treatment centers in the United States. Patients with symptomatic, radiographically confirmed knee OA resistant to traditional conservative treatments underwent a supervised 8-week multimodal treatment program consisting of low-impact aerobic exercise, …

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New Article Published in Journal of Osteoporosis

We are pleased to announce the recent publication of Prospective Single-Site Experience with Radiofrequency-Targeted Vertebral Augmentation for Osteoporotic Vertebral Compression Fracture, which was co-authored by Dr. Jon Block and Dr. Larry Miller of the Jon Block Group and was published in the most recent issue of the Journal of Osteoporosis.

The study utilized the StabiliT® Vertebral Augmentation System, produced by DFINE, Inc., San Jose, California. The StabiliT® Vertebral Augmentation System is a fully integrated state-of-the-art system that represents precision-controlled advances in the treatment of vertebral compression fractures. The clinical results showed that RF-TVA dramatically reduces back pain severity, …

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