Category Archives: Spine Care

The Shoe That Fits—Developing and Validating a Risk Assessment Tool Specific to Spine Surgery

Tej Azad (left) Medical Student, Stanford University School of Medicine Palo Alto, CA John Kevin Ratliff, MD, FAANS, FACS (middle) Professor and Vice Chair of Neurosurgery, Departmental Quality Officer and Co-Director of the Spine and Peripheral Nerve Surgery Division, Stanford … Continue reading

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60 is the New 40: Did You Ask Your Spine About That?

Guest Post from Deborah L. Benzil, MD, FACS, FAANS Chair, AANS/CNS Communications and Public Relations Committee Mount Kismo Medical Group Columbia University Medical Center Mt Kisco, New York  Aging Population Medicine is facing a real crisis. In fact, this monumental … Continue reading

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Cross Post – Using Neurosurgical Solutions to Manage Chronic Back Pain

Back pain is one of the most common ailments patients with chronic pain face. For some, a neurosurgical approach can offer much relief and may be an alternative to long-term opioid therapy. Today’s post originally appeared in the AMA Wire, … Continue reading

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