Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis

Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis Adolescent idiopathic scoliosis is a type of scoliosis that develops in late childhood or adolescence. Instead of growing straight, the spine develops a side-to-side curvature, commonly in the shape of an “S” or...

Spinal Fusion Procedures

Spinal Fusion Surgery Spinal fusion helps to correct scoliosis and other types of spine conditions. In this surgery, surgeons permanently connect two or more vertebrae in your spine and eliminate motion between them. Also, spinal fusion surgery is a complex and...

Herniated Disc

A Herniated Disc A herniated disc is an issue with one of the rubbery cushions (discs) that sit between the vertebrae (bones) that make up your spine. A herniated disc can occur anywhere in the spine, but it most commonly happens in the lower back. Depending on the...

Spine Surgeon

Choosing a Spine Surgeon The most common reason for back surgery failure happens when a doctor makes an bad diagnosis. Choosing a spine surgeon who has the knowledge, skills, abilities and experience will improve your chances of receiving an accurate diagnosis and the...

Spine Doctors

Spine Doctors Spine doctors are doctors who have studied the spine and have the knowledge of how it works; how injuries affect the body, and how the spine needs to remain healthy. Because the spine is so complex — it contains more than 30 bones, the spinal cord,...