The Tether

THE TETHER VERTEBRAL BODY TETHERING SYSTEM   If you are reading this blog, your doctor has probably talked to you about the Tether™ Vertebral Body Tethering System as a potential treatment option for scoliosis treatment.  When should the Tether – Vertebral Body...

Cervical Lordosis Treatment

CERVICAL LORDOSIS TREATMENT   What is Cervical Lordosis? Cervical lordosis refers to the natural curve of the spine in the neck, known as the cervical spine. From top to bottom, a healthy spine forms an “S” shape, with a healthy cervical spine forming a gentle...

Mild Scoliosis

Mild Scoliosis  In general, scoliosis cases fall into one of three categories: mild, moderate, and severe. Mild scoliosis is by far the most common form of the condition, affecting as much as 50% of the population. This form of the condition often occurs in young,...

Degenerative Disc Disease Treatment

Degenerative Disc Disease Degenerative disc disease is a condition in which the soft discs between vertebrae (which act like cushions) begin to dry out and shrink, leading to increased wear and tear on the vertebrae and the discs themselves. It can lead to arthritis,...

Spondylolysis Treatment

Spondylolysis Definition Spondylolysis, also known as a Pars Defect, occurs when a small, thin portion of bone that connects two vertebrae (known as the Pars Interarticularis) cracks or fractures. This can weaken the bones of the spine and lead to instability, which...