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Spinal Conditions Expertly Treated

From spinal stenosis and scoliosis to sports medicine and pediatric spinal conditions, the Orthopaedic Institute has the finest spine surgeons in the country, performing procedures that correct and relieve even the most debilitating, chronic back problems:

  • Spinal stenosis – a condition that predominantly affects people over 50 years of age. It causes the spinal canal to narrow and results in chronic pain and other severe symptoms
     
  • Low back pain – There are many causes of low back pain, and our orthopaedists will provide accurate diagnoses and the most effective treatments
     
  • Degenerative spondylolisthesis – a condition in which one vertebra slips forward and out of alignment with the vertebrae below
     
  • Torticollis (Wryneck) – a twisting of the neck that causes the head to rotate and tilt at an odd angle
     
  • Adult degenerative scoliosis – an abnormal curvature of the spine in patients over 18
     
  • Herniated or ruptured discs – when compression of the spine squeezes the discs which normally provide cushions between the vertebrae, causing them to bulge out and cause nerve pain and problems
     
  • Cervical spondylosis – arthritis of the neck
     
  • Idiopathic scoliosis – a type of spinal deformity that has no known cause
     
  • Inflammatory spondyloarthropathy – consists of rheumatic diseases that can affect the spine and joints, ligaments and tendons
     
  • Isthmic spondylolisthesis – one vertebral body slips forward on another as a result of a small fracture
     
  • Kyphosis – curvature of the spine measuring 50 degrees or greater on an x-ray, instead of the normal 0 to 45 degrees of curvature in the upper back
     
  • Low back pain – can be caused by a variety of conditions including spinal stenosis, herniated disks, strains and sprains, arthritis and others
     
  • Degenerative disc disease – when the normal drying out and aging of the disc causes low back pain episodes that in some can become quite debilitating- this likely has a genetic predisposition
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