Cervical Myelopathy And Cervical Radiculopathy
Cervical Myelopathy and Cervical Radiculopathy both occur when the spinal cord is compressed and can cause varying loss of function or numbness.
Acute Spinal Cord Injury
An acute spinal cord injury is a sudden traumatic injury that can result in a bruise, a partial injury or a complete injury to the spinal cord.
Osteoporotic Fractures can occur in many joints but are most common in the spine where they can gradually develop, unnoticed, over years.
Scoliosis is a sideways curvature of the spine, that people of all ages can have.
Kyphosis is a type of spinal deformity that's characterized by a curvature of the spine that causes a rounding of the back, creating a hunched or slouching posture.
A herniated disk is caused by a change in the structure of the normal disk, often due to a strain or injury.
Decompression is a surgical procedure intended to relieve pain caused by pinched nerves.
Lumbar Fusion is a procedure that fuses together damaged vertebrae to create a single, solid bone.
Northwestern Medicine offers comprehensive care for spine tumors, including rare tumors like chordoma. We offer one of the only Proton Centers in the region, and one of the world’s leading spine tumor surgeons.