This week find Vivametrica founders Dr. Rick Hu, Dr. Christy Tomkins-Lane and Dr. Matt Smuck at Spine Week in Singapore (May 16-20). This event will bring together world leaders in research, medicine and spine to the beautiful Marina Bay Sands at the heart of Singapore’s Financial and Central Business District.

During the week Vivametrica founders will be presenting their latest research in this field, as well as receiving the prestigious ISSLS Prize for their clinical study, “Consensus on the clinical diagnosis of lumbar spinal stenosis: Results of an International Delphi Study“. Dr. Christy Tomkins-Lane will be chairing a Focus Group on the Diagnosis and Management of Lumbar Spinal Stenosis during the week. Download the full program here.

Spine Week Presentation Highlights

Wednesday May 18

Dr. Matt Smuck

SP28 – Objective measurement of free-living physical activity (performance) in lumbar spinal stenosis: Are physical activity guidelines being met?
Smuck M., Tomkins-Lane C., Norden J., Sinha A., Hu R. (US & CA)

 

Friday May 20

 

Dr. Christy Tomkins-Lane
SP41 – Novel use of accelerometry data to develop phenotypes of free-living physical activity (performance) and differentiate between lumbar spinal stenosis, knee osteoarthritis, and matched healthy populations
Tomkins-Lane C., Norden J., Sinha A., Hu R., Smuck M. (US & CA)

 

Dr. Christy Tomkins-Lane:
ISSLS Prize
Consensus on the clinical diagnosis of lumbar spinal stenosis: Results of an International Delphi Study
Tomkins-Lane C., Melloh M., Lurie J., Smuck M., Battie M., Freeman B., Samartzis D.,
Hu R., Barz T., Stuber K., Schneider M., Haig A., Schizas C., Cheung J., Mannion A., Staub L., Comer C., Macedo L., Ahn S-H., Takahashi K., Sandella D. (CA, CH, US, AU, HK, DE, UK, KR, JP)

 

Dr. Matt Smuck (symposium presentation)
Diagnosis and non-surgical treatment of SI joint pain
Smuck M. (US)