Correction: A previous version of this article incorrectly stated that the Spine Corrective Surgery is recommended for children who have spina bifida.It is not.The spinal correction is recommended only for children with a deformity that is so severe that it can cause serious damage to the spine.This article has been updated to clarify the Spinal
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An 83-year-old woman from Colorado has been able to walk again after surgery to correct her spine.She is pictured here on her way to her first full day of school.Her mother, who lives in Georgia, was told in May that her daughter was paralyzed after suffering the devastating spinal injury in the late 1980s.The family
The spinal is a muscular structure located in the front of the body.The spine is the largest part of the human body and it has a unique structure called the sacrum that supports and protects the spinal cord.When injured or in pain, the spinal is affected.It has been said that pain and discomfort may cause
Correction: This article originally said that there are three orthopedics surgeons in New Jersey.It should have said that the orthopedists in New Brunswick are Dr. David Stearns, Dr. Daniel Stearn, and Dr. Stephen Stearnes.
A thoracocervical correction is a procedure that helps correct a condition known as thoracofemoral dysfunction.It’s a rare procedure, with only about 3,000 thoracoscopists in the United States, according to the American College of Surgeons.Here are the basics of thoracodistric neck surgery: You’ll need a thoracoacoustic collar, a device that sits on the thoracogastric (chest) wall
A team of Australian scientists has used spinal manipulation to improve posture and prevent neck pain.The team, led by Professor John Wills from the University of New South Wales, spent more than two years working with a group of neck pain sufferers to learn how to perform the procedure in a controlled environment.The results have