Dr. Anderson Looks at a Critical Measurement of the Upper Spine

Dec. 29, 2017

Anyone who has been to a tailor knows it’s important to get the measurements right when buying clothing. And we’ve all seen the amusement park sign “Children must be this tall to ride,” giving some indication of a safe age to experience certain attractions at the park. As important as it is to have accurate measurements in these situations, in medicine it is even more critical. Neurosurgeons, for example, use increasingly sophisticated technology to measure structures and spaces in the … Continue reading Dr. Anderson Looks at a Critical Measurement of the Upper Spine

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Spine Hospital Neurosurgeons Speak at 84th AANS Annual Scientific Meeting

May. 13, 2016

Neurosurgeons at The Spine Hospital at the Neurological Institute of New York saw the skyscrapers and felt the hustle and bustle of a city other than New York for a few days. And they weren’t the only ones. Neurosurgeons from all over the United States and other countries traveled to Chicago for the 84th American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS) Annual Scientific Meeting, April 30–May 4. The annual meeting is an opportunity for neurosurgeons to immerse themselves in learning, teaching … Continue reading Spine Hospital Neurosurgeons Speak at 84th AANS Annual Scientific Meeting

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Dr. Angevine Helps Elizabeth Get Back to Her Normal Life

Apr. 15, 2016

In spite of having problems with her spine as a child, Elizabeth Sachs lived an active, pain-free life. When she was 65 she began to have pain, and some trouble walking. Not long after that pain started she began to have trouble standing. Just standing. She says, “I remember one day just hanging onto the kitchen counter because I felt myself sinking.” She also began to have trouble breathing. A friend at her dance studio happened to be a doctor … Continue reading Dr. Angevine Helps Elizabeth Get Back to Her Normal Life

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