Dr. Ken Hansraj Blog

Get The Runway Look: How To Walk Like A Model With Perfect Posture Part 2

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Ready to walk like a professional model? It all starts with having perfect posture. Seeing the pros do it throughout fashion week, we decided to chat with a certified posture expert to learn what it takes to sit up straight with the...

Business & The Spine: Importance of Posture

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Businessmen everywhere are looking for the competitive edge. That special combination of management and analytic processes that allows managers of an organization to achieve pre-determined goals. This blog explores the spine as a...

#TextNeck: How texting can be harmful to your health!

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Dr. Kenneth K. Hansraj explains how texting can lead to "text neck," a painful problem that can affect your health. Luckily, there are exercises you can do to alleviate this problem. So text on, texters! I am grateful to Ali Nejad...

How Bone Morphogenic Protein (BMP) Forms Bone In Spine Fusions

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Infuse® Bone Morphogenic Protein For Biologic Augmentation of Spine Fusion. rhBMO-2 molecule binds with a mesenchymal stem cell and other cells. The cells change into bone forming tissue, osteoblasts and blood vessel forming tissue...

100 Years Old Lady With Osteoporosis Walks Again

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_video link="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=55jVCz_rXws"][vc_column_text]Hudson Valley, New York.  Helen Daniels who is 100 years old lives in her home in Poughkeepsie, New York. She attended college at the New Paltz Normal School, now The State...

India Has a $7.5 – $15 Billion USD Spine Health Problem

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Prime Minister Sri Narendra Modi and India spend $7.5 to $15 billion US Dollars per year in spine health costs. Modi  is not aware that studies say that 1/138 to 1/276 of India's 2 trillion US dollars GDP is spent on spine related...

Spinal Surgery: Costs of Blood Transfusion

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Cost of blood transfusion: In 2008, we performed an assessment in our hospital of the costs associated with transfusing a unit of blood. We found that an estimated unit of transfused blood cost $250 to process, $40 to type and...

5 Arts of Bloodless Spine Surgery, Important for Jehovah’s Witnesses

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Jehovah's Witnesses suffer the anxiety of knowing where to turn when it comes time to having spine surgery. The good news is that bloodless spine surgery is indeed possible. Some of the strategies are discussed below. 1. NOT ALL...

Minding Your Spine: As Featured in BellaNYC

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] By Lisa Camerlengo When considering how to maintain a healthy lifestyle, your spine is likely not your primary focus. But according to Dr. Kenneth Hansraj (“Dr. Ken”), renowned orthopedic and spinal surgeon and author of Keys to an...

Israel Has a $1 – 2 Billion US Dollars Spine Problem

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Israel, a Middle Eastern country on the Mediterranean Sea, is regarded by Jews, Christians and Muslims as the biblical Holy Land. Its most sacred sites are clustered in Jerusalem’s Old City, including the Temple Mount, Dome of the...

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