Items Tagged ‘Cervical Myelopathy’
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 Center News
Special Needs of Performing Artists
Earlier this year, startling reports surfaced that Phil Collins had lost the ability to play the drums because of dislocated vertebrae in his neck that required surgery. Physical Therapist, Dr. Evan Johnson from the Spine Center talks about the unique challenges that musicians and performing artists...Posted on Sep 6, 2010 by Department Author In Blog, Spine Center Blog
"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 Center 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...