Minimally invasive, robotic-assisted procedure helps Hall of Fame trainer

Hall of Fame horse trainer D. Wayne Lukas endured pain and weakness in his leg, foot and hip, from lumbar spinal stenosis, for years before seeing Jeffrey L. Gum, M.D., orthopedic spine surgeon with Norton […]

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Telehealth and ‘virtual hospital’ get some spine patients home sooner

A combination of telehealth and remote monitoring is allowing some patients to go home sooner after significant spinal surgery, according to the medical director of Norton Leatherman Spine. Norton Telehealth and “virtual hospital” innovations accelerated […]

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Norton Leatherman Spine surgeon’s spinal deformity articles are most cited

Steven D. Glassman, M.D., orthopedic spine surgeon with at Norton Leatherman Spine, has authored the two most frequently cited articles on spinal deformity, according to a long-term analysis published in the journal Spine. The analysis […]

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Norton Leatherman Spine’s leadership on patient-based outcomes featured

The National Spine Health Foundation recently highlighted Steven D. Glassman, M.D., and Norton Leatherman Spine’s leadership in patient-based outcome measures in its “Ask the Expert” video series. “Historically, whether a patient did well with surgery […]

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Scoliosis care offered by Norton Healthcare

Specialists with Norton Leatherman Spine and Norton Children’s Orthopedics of Louisville can diagnose and treat pediatric patients with mild, moderate or severe scoliosis. Scoliosis may be a concern if a child’s shoulders are uneven, a […]

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Norton Leatherman Spine to pilot North American registry of quality data

This week, the American Association of Neurological Surgeons and the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons announced an historic partnership to build a national spine registry. As a recognized leader in spine care, Norton Leatherman Spine […]

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Norton Leatherman Spine physicians to present at Scoliosis Research Society meeting

Norton Leatherman Spine physicians have a history of innovation and research in areas such as spine surgery safety, spinal deformities and patient-reported outcomes. As participants in numerous studies and trials, our specialist physicians also offer access […]

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Norton Leatherman Spine receives referrals for simple and complex spine conditions

By Rebecca Hall The orthopedic spine surgeons at Norton Leatherman Spine are internationally recognized for their expertise in spine care. So, it’s no surprise that they receive referrals for complex spine conditions from physicians throughout […]

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Tiger Woods’ surgery: Anterior lumbar interbody fusion (ALIF) to repair L5/S1 disc

Tiger Woods’ back surgery (Anterior lumbar interbody fusion – ALIF) was performed just less than two years before his comeback victory in the 2019 Masters. The procedure is a less invasive way to repair the […]

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Norton Leatherman Spine reveals increase in cases of osteomyelitis

Physicians are seeing more cases of an otherwise rare spine infection — osteomyelitis — that can be caused by injecting bacteria along with heroin. A recent Norton Leatherman Spine study took a closer look at […]

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Research is spine group’s hallmark

It’s not unusual for the presence and expertise of Norton Leatherman Spine surgeons to be requested at medical conferences around the world. This year alone, Norton Leatherman Spine physicians served as keynote speakers at spine […]

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Robotics technology proves successful for spine surgery patients

Jeffrey L. Gum, M.D., orthopedic spine surgeon with Norton Leatherman Spine, spoke with Orthopedics This Week at the North American Spine Society (NASS) annual conference about the latest in robotics-assisted surgery. Robotics technology increases reliability, […]

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