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A doctor is holding up an X-Ray of a spine.
Spine Conditions
06/28/2022
In a recent study, researchers examined the rate and type of complications associated with lateral lumbar interbody fusion during surgical reconstruction of the spine.
06/28/2022
muscle atrophy
muscle atrophy
05/02/2022
There are several types of spinal muscular atrophy that differ in age of onset and muscle weakness severity. Do you know which type is the rarest? Find out by taking our pop quiz.
05/02/2022
Photoclinic
Photoclinic
04/12/2022
CT scans of an 81-year-old woman revealed vacuum phenomena in the intervertebral disks on the levels L1 through S1. Many internists are not familiar with the interpretation of this finding and its clinical...
04/12/2022

Interactive Features

muscle atrophy
muscle atrophy
05/02/2022
There are several types of spinal muscular atrophy that differ in age of onset and muscle weakness severity. Do you know which type is the rarest? Find out by taking our pop quiz.
05/02/2022
Spine Conditions
Spine Conditions
07/14/2020
Are you familiar with the 2019 Update of the ACR/SAA/SRTN Recommendations for the Treatment of Ankylosing Spondylitis and Nonradiographic Axial Spondyloarthritis? Find out by taking our pop quiz!
07/14/2020
Spine Conditions
Spine Conditions
03/27/2020
It is sometimes challenging to capture multiple sclerosis disease activity and, therefore, to track the efficacy of interventions. Do you think current measures are relevant for assessing intervention...
03/27/2020
muscle atrophy
muscle atrophy
01/07/2020
Are you familiar with which type of spinal muscular atrophy is most common? Find out by taking our pop quiz.
01/07/2020
Rheumatologic disorders
Rheumatologic disorders
10/16/2019
Test your knowledge of spinal stenosis, a common rheumatic condition, by taking this short quiz based on facts from the American College of Rheumatology.
10/16/2019

Clinical Insights

Spine Conditions
Spine Conditions
01/29/2020
A new study aimed to characterize the distribution and regional evolution of cervical cord atrophy in patients with multiple sclerosis. Lead author Maria A. Rocca answered our questions about her team’s...
01/29/2020
scoliosis
scoliosis
12/28/2015

Lindsay Nakaishi, MD, MPH, and Linda S. Nield, MD—Series Editor

Lindsay Nakaishi, MD, MPH, and Linda S. Nield, MD—Series Editor
One parent asks whether scoliosis screenings in school are really necessary, and do they make a difference in the health of a child?
12/28/2015