“Reach Your Height” is a podcast series by NuVasive that brings surgeons together to discuss limb reconstruction and lengthening treatments for patients of all ages. In each episode, listeners will gain intimate knowledge of current concepts and technologies, lessons learned, and what the future brings. We’ll explore advances in care for patients suffering from congenital and post-traumatic conditions, including alternative techniques for non-unions. They bring you a glimpse into the continuum of care, from patient selection and pre-op planning to post-op orthotics and physical therapy.
Tune in to the second episode of the Reach Your Height, “Pre-op planning, imaging and post-op physical therapy” with Dr. Scott Nelson, Director of the International Limb Lengthening Institute at Loma Linda University. Listen in as he talks with host, Dr. Mitchell Bernstein about advancements in limb reconstruction and leg lengthening including specifics about patient selection, case planning, the types of images needed and the importance of each, physical therapy before and after surgery and surgery preparation. We’re pleased to bring his vast clinical experience and know-how directly to you.
The second episode of “Reach Your Height” is available now on both iTunes and SoundCloud.
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