See the latest news, events and media from the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at Johns Hopkins Medicine.
Recent News Releases
Early Physical Therapy Associated with Less Health Care Resource Use for Patients with Acute Lower Back Pain
Patients who sought early physical therapy also spent less on lower back pain-related costs in the 30 days after initially showing symptoms
Duration of Preoperative Pain Linked to Chronic Opioid Use After Adult Spinal Deformity Surgery
Preoperative opioid use was also associated with chronic postoperative opioid use
'Swiss Cheese' Bones Could Be Cause of Unexplained Low Back Pain
Age-related changes to the cartilaginous tissue of the spine could invite painful nerve growth, say researchers
Anne's Story: From Severe Back Pain to Living Life as She Always Wanted
While horseback riding, Anne experienced sudden, severe back pain. She saw many specialists but did not find answers or feel comfortable with how other specialists responded to her concerns until she met with Khaled Kebaish, chief of the spine division in the Johns Hopkins Department of Orthopaedic Surgery.View all patient stories
Featured Articles from Framework
Grateful Patient Bolsters Orthopaedic Research
Johns Hopkins shoulder surgeon Uma Srikumaran expands scope of research and team members.
After Great Treatment, He Sponsored a Nurse
The former investment management executive says his clinical experience was "tiptop," and the nurse he has was "absolutely fabulous."
Embracing a Minimally Invasive Philosophy in Foot and Ankle Surgery
Surgeon finds minimally invasive techniques are viable options in unique and complex foot and ankle conditions, and work where other approaches have failed.
The Perry Initiative: Introducing Young Women to Orthopaedics
The Perry Initiative aims to connect with young women to encourage them to develop interest and pursue careers in the fields of orthopaedic surgery and engineering. Johns Hopkins has been involved with the Perry Initiative since 2014 and hosts outreach events involving a combination of lectures and hands-on skill sessions in orthopaedic surgery.