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Chaunie Brusie

About Chaunie Brusie

Chaunie Brusie is a Registered Nurse turned writer, editor and author. She has experience in critical care, long-term care and obstetrical nursing and her work has appeared everywhere from The New York Times to The Washington Post to Good Housekeeping.


Articles Written by Chaunie Brusie

Are Regenerative Therapies the Future of Spinal Cord Injury Treatment?

Current spinal cord injury treatment is limited to rehabilitative and mitigation approaches, but regenerative therapies may be the way of the future, says Michael Fehlings, MD, PhD.

Degenerative Disc Disease Symptoms, Causes, Treatments and More

Degenerative disc disease is a condition in which a damaged spinal disc causes pain. Learn about the disease here.

A Closer Look at Down Syndrome and the Spine

A 2021 review from Mount Sinai researchers synthesizes the literature around treating spinal comorbidities of Down syndrome.

No Consensus on Drains and ACDF Among Twitter Docs

Do you use a drain in a multi-level ACDF? The Twittersphere weighs in on a surprisingly divisive question.

Awake TLIF Can Be Worth the Investment

Awake TLIF takes minimally invasive endoscopic spine surgery one step further and eliminates general anesthesia.

New Study Tests Reliability of Lin/Lenke Classification System for Adult Idiopathic Scoliosis

A new study from the creators of the Lin/Lenke adolescent scoliosis classification system suggests it's applicable for adults too, which may drive future treatment plans for adult scoliosis.

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