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 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.