Spine Hospital News

Dr. Anderson Speaks About Cervical Spine Injuries and Complex Spine Surgery at the International Pediatric Orthopaedic Symposium

Feb. 8, 2017

Dr. Anderson gave two presentations at the International Pediatric Orthopaedic Symposium. One on the ways in which children are likely to injure their cervical spine and another on the benefits of having two attending surgeons work together when performing operations for complex spinal deformity.

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Medical Models Worth 1,000 Pictures

Feb. 3, 2017

They say a picture is worth a thousand words. But for 3-D structures like the spine, a medical model can be worth a thousand pictures. You may have seen medical models in a doctor’s office or novelty shop. Solid foam models are widely available on the Internet. Solid foam models of the top two bones of the spine aren’t too expensive, and we would like to argue that they could make especially good and unusual gifts. Why? These two bones … Continue reading Medical Models Worth 1,000 Pictures

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Special Needs of Performing Artists

Jan. 25, 2017

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…

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Winter 2016 Highlights from The Spine Hospital

Jan. 18, 2017

Here are some of our most memorable stories of the season at The Spine Hospital at the Neurological Institute of New York…

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