Items Tagged ‘Cervical Myelopathy’
Dr. Kaiser on Care for the Aging Spine
As people age, lots of things can contribute to a gradual degeneration of the spine. Spondylosis (spon-duh-LO-sis) is a catch-all term for...Posted on Oct 2, 2015 by Department Author In Blog, Spine, Spine Hospital Blog
Columbia Neurosurgeons Dr. Peter Angevine and Dr. Michael Kaiser Share Spine Expertise at Neurosurgery Meeting
Dr. Peter Angevine and Dr. Michael Kaiser shared their unique knowledge of spinal disorders at a half day practical course at the recent annual meeting of the Congress of Neurological Surgeons...Posted on Nov 6, 2013 by Department Author In Doctors, Neurosurgeons, News, Spine, Spine Hospital News
'Treat the Patient Not the Image,' Reminds Spine Surgeon
Just as you can't know a person just by their photo, surgeons can't make clinical decisions based solely on X-Ray or MRI images. Whether the images look good or bad, they have to consider the whole person. This is especially true when it comes to a degenerative disorder involving the spinal cord...Posted on Dec 30, 2009 by Department Author In Blog, Spine, Spine Hospital Blog
The spinal cord begins at the base of the brain and continues through the bony canal of the cervical (neck) and thoracic (chest) portions of the spine to end in the upper region of the lumbar (lower) spine as a bundle of individual nerve fibers. At any level the spinal cord carries the neural...