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Spina Bifida: Complications Include Scoliosis and Kyphosis

Myelomeningocele is the most common and severe type of spina bifida. Potential complications include paralysis, bowel and bladder problems, scoliosis, kyphosis, Chiari malformation, clubfoot, and spinal cord tethering.

What Is a Physiatrist?

A physiatrist is a medical doctor with specialized training in physical medicine, rehabilitation, and pain medicine.

Questions to Ask Your Orthopaedic Spine Surgeon

This guideline will help you prepare for your visit with an orthopaedic spine surgeon. Plus questions to ask.

10 Tips to Make Your Spine Care Experience Safer

As you work with medical professionals, remember you are a consumer of health services—and you’re more in control than you may think.

Physiatrist Education and Training

Physiatrists are doctors who, in addition to medical school, complete 4 additional years of postdoctoral residency training.

Discharge Instructions for Microendoscopic Discectomy

Discharge instructions for patients who have undergone microendoscopic discectomy.

Preoperative and Discharge Instructions for Cervical Fusion

Discharge instructions for patients who have undergone a cervical fusion.

Discharge Instructions for Lumbar Laminectomies and Discectomies

Discharge instructions for patients who have undergone lumbar laminectomies or discectomies.

Discharge Instructions for Anterior Cervical Fusions with Instrumentation

Discharge instructions for patients who have undergone anterior cervical fusions with instrumentation.

Magnet Therapy

Magnet therapy is a type of alternative treatment some people have used to minimize back pain.

What Treatments Do Orthopaedic Spine Surgeons Provide?

Some orthopaedic surgeons specialize in specific types of spine surgery, such as minimally invasive surgery.

Questions to Ask Your Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine

These sample questions and guidelines will help you prepare for your visit with an osteopathic doctor.

Magnets: Findings from Scientific Studies and Clinical Trials

The research findings so far do not firmly support claims that magnets are effective for the treatment of pain.

Patients' Rights and Informed Consent

Patients rights and informed consent are guidelines designed to help establish a stronger relationship of trust among consumers, health care professionals, health care institutions and health plans.

Non-deformity Spinal Bracing: What is the evidence?

Information about non-deformity spinal braces used to treat disorders such as whiplash.
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