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Florida Spine Associates supports Big Dog Tackle 2020 King Fish Battle Tournament
Florida Spine Associates are proud sponsors of Big Dog Tackle's 2020 King Fish Battle Tournament! Starting on Veterans Day to November 14th, we would like to show appreciation and support to our heroes, first responders, Veterans, and their families for the daily sacrifice they make for all of us.
Paul Bruning, DHA invited to join South Florida Business Journal Leadership Trust
South Florida Business Journal Leadership Trust is an Invitation-Only Community for Top Business Decision Makers in the South Florida area.
Boca Raton, (11/8/2020) — Paul Bruning, CEO of Florida Spine Associates, has been invited to join South Florida Business Journal Leadership Trust, an exclusive community for influential business leaders, executives and entrepreneurs in the South Florida area.
Dr. Bruning was chosen for membership by the South Florida Business Journal Leadership Trust Selection Committee due to his experience, leadership and influence in the local business landscape and beyond. Paul has served in various roles with the Board of Certification, Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education, and various State Membership organizations. He is a past Board of Directors Member for the American Alliance of Orthopedic Executives (AAOE) and the Athletic Trainers' in Physician Practice Society. Dr. Bruning currently serves on the Board of Directors for Florida Orthopedic Society BONES, Chair of the AAOE Governmental Affairs Committee, and Editor for the Journal of Orthopedic Experience and Innovation.
“South Florida’s thriving business community is driven by leaders like Dr. Bruning,” said Melanie Dickinson, president and publisher of South Florida Business Journal. “We’re honored to bring these business influencers together by creating a space where leaders can connect with and strengthen one another, build their businesses and increase their impact on our community.”
As an invited member, Paul will contribute articles to the South Florida Business Journal website and participate alongside fellow members in Expert Panels. He will connect and collaborate with a vetted network of local leaders in a members-only directory and a private forum on the group’s mobile app. Paul will also benefit from leadership and business coaching, an Executive Profile on the South Florida Business Journal website, select partner discounts and services and ongoing support from the community’s concierge team.
Dr. Bruning stated “I am very excited to join this group of executives and leaders in the South Florida Business community. The current business landscape changes daily as COVID-19, market fluctuations, and the demands on health care influence our economy. Being connected to a network of peers, such as this group, helps to provide support and a community to share experiences, thoughts, and perspectives.”
The South Florida Business Journal Leadership Trust team is honored to welcome Dr. Bruning to the community and looks forward to helping him elevate his personal brand, strengthen his circle of trusted advisors and position him to further impact the South Florida business community and beyond.
About Business Journals Leadership Trust
South Florida Business Journal Leadership Trust is a part of Business Journals Leadership Trust — a collective of invitation-only networks of influential business leaders, executives and entrepreneurs in your community. Membership is based on an application and selection committee review. Benefits include private online forums, the ability to publish insights on bizjournals.com, business and executive coaching and a dedicated concierge team. To learn more and find out if you qualify, visit trust.bizjournals.com.
Dr. Norton's interview video with WPTV
Featured Case: L2-L3 X360 guided by NVM5 and LessRay
In this Featured Case, we present a 64-year-old male with L2-L3 DDD, retrolisthesis and severe right foraminal stenosis resulting in back pain and right thigh radiculopathy not responsive to extensive nonsurgical care. The patient connected with Dr. Robert Norton of Florida Spine Associates in Boca Raton, Florida, who routinely performs outpatient minimally invasive spine surgery. Based on the patient’s diagnosis, Dr. Norton performed an L2-L3 XLIF utilizing the X360 system. Guided by NVM5 and LessRay, he implanted Modulus XLIF with Osteocel Pro and XFixation with Reline MAS Reduction pedicle screws, providing segmental stabilization and indirect decompression.
High school athlete optimistic of rehab treatment after being paralyzed during football game
"He was trying to wave at the crowd because he wanted them to know that he was OK, he was awake,” said Neurosurgeon at Broward Health North Dr. Richard Foltz, “but he couldn’t."