The Jon Block Group Has Article Published in Medical Devices: Evidence and Research Journal

The Jon Block Group is pleased to announce the recent publication of The VariLift® Interbody Fusion System: expandable, standalone interbody fusion, which was included in the recent edition of Medical Devices: Evidence and Research.

The journal article was co-authored by Dr. Jon Block and Louis Fielding from the Jon Block Group.

Intervertebral fusion cages have been in clinical use since the 1990s. Cages offer the benefits of bone graft containment, restored intervertebral and foraminal height, and a more repeatable, stable procedure compared to interbody fusion with graft material alone.…

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New Article Published in Journal of Pain Research

The Jon Block Group is pleased to announce the recent publication of Safety and efficacy of US-approved viscosupplements for knee osteoarthritis: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized, saline-controlled trials, which was included in the recent edition of Journal of Pain Research.

Dr. Larry Miller and Dr. Jon Block both contributed and co-authored the article.

Intra-articular injection of hyaluronic acid is a common, yet controversial, therapeutic option for patients with knee osteoarthritis (OA). The purpose of the research for this article was to determine the safety and efficacy of US-approved viscosupplements for symptomatic knee OA.…

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The Jon Block Group Has Article Published in Clinical Interventions in Aging Journal

The Jon Block Group is pleased to announce the recent publication of Joint unloading implant modifies subchondral bone trabecular structure in medial knee osteoarthritis: 2-year outcomes of a pilot study using fractal signature analysis, which was included in the recent edition of Clinical Interventions in Aging.

Dr. Larry Miller and Dr. Jon Block both contributed and co-authored the article.

Knee osteoarthritis (OA) is largely attributable to chronic excessive and aberrant joint loading. The purpose of this pilot study was to quantify radiographic changes in subchondral bone after treatment with a minimally invasive joint unloading implant (KineSpring(┬«) Knee Implant System).…

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