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US20150094765 IMPLANTS, SYSTEMS, AND METHODS FOR FUSING A SACROILIAC JOINT  
A sacroiliac joint fusion system including a joint implant, an anchor element and a delivery tool including an implant arm, an anchor arm, and a positioning arm coupling the implant arm and the...
US20140277165 Sacroiliac Joint Stabilization Method  
A method for treating back pain by stabilizing the sacroiliac joint. The method includes fusing a sacrum bone to an ilium bone or otherwise mechanically immobilizing the sacroiliac joint by...
US20120226315 MINIMALLY INVASIVE TOOLING FOR DELIVERY OF INTERSPINOUS SPACER  
A plurality of individual tools is provided where each tool is uniquely configured to perform a step or a portion of a step in a novel procedure associated with the implantation of a stabilizing...
US20140222082 METHOD FOR IMPLANTING AN ELONGATED IMPLANT ALONG A SPINE OF A PATIENT  
A tool set for implanting a rod in a human spine in conjunction with bone screws. The tool set includes a pair of end guide tools that receive opposite ends of the rod in channels and under...
US20150209088 IMPLANTABLE ORTHOPEDIC DEVICE COMPONENT SELECTION INSTRUMENT AND METHODS  
The present invention provides tools and methods designed to aid in the placement of artificial facet joints at virtually all spinal levels. One aspect of the present invention is a measurement...
US20100318127 INTERSPINOUS IMPLANT AND METHODS OF USE  
Vertebral implants sized to be inserted into a patient and positioned in an interspinous space. The implants may include a body and a pair of wings that extend outward beyond a first side of the...
US20110144696 ATTACHMENT DEVICES AND METHODS FOR SPINAL IMPLANTS  
A system for the treatment of a spine generally comprises an implant and an attachment device for securing the implant to a portion of a patient's bone. A first portion of the attachment device is...
US20130023937 INTERVERTEBRAL IMPLANT  
An intervertebral implant includes a first surface configured to engage a first vertebral body, a second surface configured to engage a second vertebral body, a side wall connecting the first...
US20150080965 METHOD FOR IMPLANTING A ROD IMPLANT ALONG A SPINE OF A PATIENT  
A tool set for implanting a rod in a human spine in conjunction with bone screws. The tool set includes a pair of end guide tools that receive opposite ends of the rod in channels and under...
US20140236243 METHOD FOR IMPLANTING A ROD IMPLANT ALONG A SPINE OF A PATIENT  
A tool set for implanting a rod in a human spine in conjunction with bone screws. The tool set includes a pair of end guide tools that receive opposite ends of the rod in channels and under...
US20130150896 METHODS FOR PERCUTANEOUSLY ATTACHING A CROSS CONNECTOR TO CONTRALATERAL SPINAL CONSTRUCTS  
Methods and techniques for attaching a cross connector to a pair of contraterally implanted spinal rods in a patient are disclosed. In one arrangement, the cross connector is subcutaneously placed...
US20150080952 METHODS AND DEVICES FOR APPLYING LOCALIZED THERMAL THERAPY  
Methods and devices are disclosed herein that generally involve applying thermal therapy to tissue (e.g., localized cooling or heating of tissue), and in particular applying thermal therapy to the...
US20150025582 BONE PLATE HOLDER  
An instrument for holding a bone plate may include a first arm, a second arm connected to and adjustable relative to the first arm, a first connection tip at the distal end of the first arm...
US20130231705 Bone Plate Holder  
An instrument for holding a bone plate may include a first arm, a second arm connected to and adjustable relative to the first arm, a first connection tip at the distal end of the first arm...
US20110106169 Bone Plate Holder  
An instrument for holding a bone plate may include a first arm, a second arm connected to and adjustable relative to the first arm, a first connection tip at the distal end of the first arm...
US20110301644 SPINAL STABILIZATION SYSTEM  
A spinal stabilization system for a spinal column including a flexible support construct extending between a first vertebral connector configured to be secured to a first vertebra and a second...
US20120136393 Interspinous Process Spacer Diagnostic Parallel Balloon Catheter and Methods of Use  
An interspinous process spacer diagnostic parallel balloon catheter and method. The balloon catheter has a plurality of main expandable members disposed one inside another, a distal expandable...
US20120226319 INTERBODY DEVICE AND PLATE FOR SPINAL STABILIZATION AND INSTRUMENTS FOR POSITIONING SAME  
Systems, methods and devices for providing stabilization between first and second vertebrae are provided. More particularly, in one form a system includes an implant configured to be positioned in...
US20120071925 INTEGRATED IPD DEVICES, METHODS, AND SYSTEMS  
The present invention relates generally to various integrated Inter-Spinous Process Decompression, IPD, devices and methods for implantation thereof for treating spinal stenosis. Generally, in...
US20130211455 ALIGNMENT SYSTEM WITH LONGITUDINAL SUPPORT FEATURES  
Some embodiments relate to systems, devices, and associated methods for correcting spinal column deformities that help minimize a number of attachment anchors utilized for correction, facilitate...
US20120109205 Systems and Methods for In Situ Assembly of an Interspinous Process Distraction Implant  
An implant system for implantation between adjacent spinous processes for the relief of pain associated with the spine. The implant has a series of spacers which may be inserted over a shaft...
US20140207191 System and Method for Performing Spinal Stabilization  
A system and method for performing percutaneous spinal stabilization, comprising inserting a k-wire into skin and tissue proximal to the spine; drilling the k-wire into and through the spinous...
US20120158059 SPINAL PLATE SYSTEM FOR STABILIZING A PORTION OF A SPINE  
A spinal plate system that maintains intervertebral spacing and spinal stability is provided. In an embodiment, a spinal compression plate may include two or more plates coupled together form an...
US20150164652 METHODS FOR FACET JOINT TREATMENT  
A method of treating a facet joint of a patient. The facet joint has a superior facet with a superior articular face and an inferior facet with an inferior articular face. An implant delivery...
US20130012999 DEVICE AND METHOD FOR SPINAL SURGERY  
Instrumentation for fixing at least two spinal vertebrae by pedicle screw type bone anchoring implants and connecting elements via the posterior or posterolateral approach has at least one bone...
US20120158061 METHODS AND SYSTEMS FOR MINIMALLY INVASIVE POSTERIOR ARCH EXPANSION  
Provided are methods and systems for enlarging a spinal canal of a vertebra. Using the methods and systems disclosed the spinal canal of the vertebra is enlarged by cutting the posterior arch...
US20130184757 SEMI-CONSTRAINED ANCHORING SYSTEM  
Systems, devices, and associated methods for correcting spinal column deformities that help minimize a number of attachment anchors utilized for correction, facilitate use of straight or contoured...
US20120059419 METHODS AND APPARATUS FOR COUPLING A PROSTHESIS TO A SPINAL SEGMENT  
A method for coupling a prosthesis to a spinal segment in a patient includes the steps of selecting first and second reference points disposed along the spinal segment and pre-operatively...
US20140243896 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR FACET JOINT TREATMENT  
A method of treating a facet joint of a patient. The facet joint includes a superior articular face and an inferior articular face. An implant is secured to an implant insertion tool by mating a...
US20150134007 SACRAL TETHER ANCHOR AND METHODS OF USE  
A system for restricting flexion of a spinal segment in a patient comprises a constraint device having a tether structure and a compliance member coupled with the tether structure. The tether...
US20120150231 SACRAL TETHER ANCHOR AND METHODS OF USE  
A system for restricting flexion of a spinal segment in a patient comprises a constraint device having a tether structure and a compliance member coupled with the tether structure. The tether...
US20110082505 IMPLANT SYSTEM AND MINIMALLY INVASIVE METHOD FOR IMMOBILIZING ADJACENT VERTEBRAL BODIES  
A spinal implant system for use in immobilizing adjacent vertebral bodies in a minimally invasive manner, including a pair of implants having lengths {sufficient so that one of the ends extend...
US20150100092 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR CERVICAL MIDLINE FIXATION  
Devices and methods for enhancing the effectiveness of spinal stabilization, and particularly that of cervical spinal stabilization, are provided herein. More specifically, methods and systems are...
US20130053892 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR CERVICAL MIDLINE FIXATION  
Devices and methods for enhancing the effectiveness of spinal stabilization, and particularly that of cervical spinal stabilization, are provided herein. More specifically, methods and systems are...
US20130053886 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR CERVICAL MIDLINE FIXATION  
Devices and methods for enhancing the effectiveness of spinal stabilization, and particularly that of cervical spinal stabilization, are provided herein. More specifically, methods and systems are...
US20150201973 SPINAL CORRECTION SYSTEM AND METHOD  
A spinal construct includes at least one tether extending between a first end connectable with a first fastener connected with spinal tissue and a second end connectable with a second fastener...
US20120296380 HINGED BONE SCREW WITH A TULIP BULB CONNECTOR IN A SPINAL FIXATION ASSEMBLY  
A spinal fixation assembly using a hinged bone screw with a tulip blob connector, a variable height, hinged bone screw with a tulip bulb connector or both. The bone screws have a post section...
US20110301647 SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR PEDICLE SCREW STABILIZATION OF SPINAL VERTEBRAE  
The present application is directed to various spinal stabilization systems. The systems can include one or more guiding elements attached to screw members to assist in guiding rod implants and...
US20110087291 FUSION IMPLANTS AND SYSTEMS FOR POSTERIOR LATERAL PROCEDURES  
Apparatus and methods include implants insertable into the body of a patient for posterior lateral fusion of one or more vertebral levels. The implant can be osteoinductive and/or osteoconductive...
US20140100613 Percutaneous Vertebral Stabilization System  
The present invention relates to a system for percutaneously installing a vertebral stabilization system. A first anchor is positionable within a body of a patient through a first percutaneous...
US20110208246 Spinal Facet Implant with Spherical Implant Apposition Surface and Bone Bed and Methods of Use  
Superior and/or inferior facets of one or more facet joints may be replaced by superior and/or inferior facet joint prostheses. In one embodiment, a kit of superior or inferior prostheses is...
US20130197581 SPINOUS PROCESS IMPLANT WITH TEMPORARILY EXTENDED POST  
Spinous process implants and methods relate to a spinal implant with two plates that are connected together by a post. The implant is configured for each plate to be positioned on outer lateral...
US20100305700 BONE ANCHORING SYSTEM  
Methods and apparatus for connecting to a bone, which avoid the use of bone screws. A triangular shaped modular implant is used, with two sides of the structure and their respective vertex secured...
US20120283783 USE OF BIOABSORBABLE MATERIAL FOR ANTERIOR EXTRADISCAL CORRECTION OF THORACOLUMBAR PATHOLOGIES  
A method of performing a surgical anterior extradiscal correction of a thoracolumbar pathology includes steps of surgically approaching a patient's spine and correcting a thoracolumbar pathology,...
US20110009908 ORTHOPEDIC SUPPORT LOCATING OR CENTERING FEATURE AND METHOD  
Spinal plate positioning system including a spinal plate, centering member and implant, is used to position and center a spinal plate over an implant in an intervertebral space. Implant may...
US20140324107 Offset Variable Angle Connection Assembly  
A method of securely connecting a spinal implant to a bone anchor by using an offset connection assembly. The variable angle connection assembly is able to securely connect the spinal implant to...
US20110202091 NON-METALLIC IMPLANT DEVICES AND INTRA-OPERATIVE METHODS FOR ASSEMBLY AND FIXATION  
This invention relates to orthopedic implants and to methods of treating bone defects. More specifically, but not exclusively, the present invention is directed to non-metallic implants and to...
US20140350602 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR SPINAL CORRECTION  
Methods of correcting a spinal deformity, including securing a first rod on a first side of a spine, securing an anchor on a second side of a spine, securing a lateral coupling between the rod and...
US20150164561 SPINAL CORRECTION SYSTEM AND METHOD  
A spinal construct includes a spinal rod and a reduction member connected with the spinal rod and engageable with a tether connected to the spinal rod. The reduction member is translatable...
US20120197302 SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR ORTHOPEDIC IMPLANT CONFIGURATION  
Anatomic points within the body are projected outside the body through the use of extenders. The projected points may then be used for measurement, or to facilitate the selection or configuration...