Monthly Archives: July 2015

History of Spinal Deformities

July 30th, 2015|

By Christopher Good, MD, FACS
Treatment of spinal conditions dates back to ancient times. There has been a long history of treatment of scoliosis and other spinal deformities using both non-operative and operative techniques. One of the most common techniques used by spine surgeons to correct spinal problems is spine fusion. The purpose of a spinal fusion is to create a rigid […]

“I Am Not A Success Story. Yet." – Mary

July 14th, 2015|

by Mary Wyckle, Ph.D.
I am not a success story. Yet. Despite everything, I’ve never doubted my ability to overcome any physical obstacle in my way.
This is where Dr. Brian Subach enters the picture. It is his task to keep me “screwed” together – quite literally. He is my support and my advisor.
My saga began on Christmas […]

Spinal Cord Injury & Stem Cells

July 9th, 2015|

By Melanie Gutmann, M.S.

Long gone are the days when a spinal cord injury (SCI) was a death sentence. Current medical advances allow SCI survivors to live quality lives with their injuries and prevent further health complications. In the 21st century, we are now hoping that those with SCI not only manage their disability, but that they can regain motor and sensory abilities […]