Surgery

New spine robot to serve as backbone for orthopedic innovations

As personalized medicine continues to garner more importance in the field of health care, orthopedic surgeons use advances in imaging technology coupled with the latest robotics capabilities to improve the likelihood of achieving ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Q and A: Scoliosis treatment options

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: My granddaughter was diagnosed with a severe case of scoliosis. What is scoliosis, and what treatments are available?

Surgery

When spine surgery is the answer

Having a back injury can put a person's life on hold. While most people can find relief through nonsurgical methods like physical therapy, steroid injections and medication management, some patients, including those with ...

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