Novel way to take the pressure off spine surgery

Paige Little

HealthTimes, Australia’s leading health industy website, featured a news article recently on the work of Associate Professor Paige Little (pictured) with mattress manufacturer Sealy using state-of-art imaging technology to understand the ideal body position and support to enhance sleep quality.

Associate Professor Little and Sealy have designed and manufactured a theatre support mattress specifically for young patients undergoing corrective spinal surgery.

“After 10 successful spinal surgeries on patients from two to 15 years old, we have successfully refined this technology and are working to share it with other hospitals where this type of surgery is performed,” Associate Professor Little said.

You can read the entire article on the HealthTimes website.

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