Conditions & Injuries

  • Acute Flaccid Myelitis (AFM)

    Acute flaccid myelitis (AFM) is a serious, polio-like illness that affects the spinal cord.

  • Adjacent Segment Disease (ASD)

    Adjacent segment disease (ASD) is a spinal disorder that may develop after spinal fusion (e.g., instrumentation, bone graft).

  • Adult Scoliosis

    Adult scoliosis occurs when the spine curves abnormally to the left or right.

  • Ankylosing Spondylitis Topic Center

    Ankylosing spondylitis is also known as Marie-Strumpell disease or Bechterew’s disease. It’s a form of inflammatory arthritis that primarily affects your spine.

  • Arachnoiditis

    Arachnoiditis is a debilitating condition characterized by severe stinging and burning pain and neurologic problems.

  • Avascular Necrosis (AVN)/Kummel Disease

    Avascular necrosis (AVN) develops when a bone loses its blood supply.

  • Back Pain and Spine Disorders in U.S. Veterans

    For our veteran population, spine impairment can be a leading cause of disability.

  • Bulge vs. Herniation

    Sometimes, being able to spot the differences in something is not only elusive to lay people, but to professionals as well.

  • Burners and Stingers

    Burners and stingers are injuries that occur when nerves in the neck and shoulder are stretched or compressed after an impact.

  • Burst Fracture

    A burst fracture is a descriptive term for an injury to the spine in which the vertebral body is severely compressed.