Susan K.

The patient is a 61 year old female who works full time and had seen multiple surgeons regarding her degenerative lumbar scoliosis and imbalance. She had preop back and leg pain.  She could not sit/stand/walk for extended period of time with a maximum of 30-60 minutes.  She tried PT, exercises, ultrasound, manipulation, bracing, anti-inflammatories, injections, and narcotics with only temporary relief. MORE

Mary H.

69+11-year-old female with a degenerative scoliosis that produced an increasing truncal imbalance to the right, and a thoracic kyphosis that was progressing as well. She underwent a posterior realignment from the upper thoracic spine to the sacrum and ilium with a second stage anterior fusion/cage procedure. At 5 years postoperative, MORE

Margaret S.

60+3-year-old female with several failed lumbar spine surgeries who presented with a severe forward truncal imbalance, such that the only way she could maintain an upright posture was to hold on to a wheelchair or walker. She underwent a two stage spinal reconstruction consisting of a long instrumentation and fusion MORE

Marcia B.

64+2-year-old legally blind female with a longstanding 70-degree adult thoracolumbar idiopathic scoliosis. She underwent a posterior reconstruction from T4 down to her sacrum and ilium. She has done very well following surgery and has been able to return to one of her favorite past times, skiing. Read about Marcia's journey >   MORE

Lynne W.

44+4-year-old female had a lumbar scoliosis and a severe degeneration of the L5/S1 disc. As a high-level athlete (ex-triathlete and world-class cyclist), it was important to maintain as much mobility through her lumbar spine as possible. Thus, she underwent a unique surgery with a posterior scoliosis fusion performed from T12-L4 MORE

Joyce E.

55+8-year-old female had a very unusual and severe truncal decompensation brought on by a cyst around her spinal cord in the cervical region. This produced a truncal deformity where she leaned severely to the right and forward thus could not stand upright to any extent. She underwent a posterior reconstruction MORE

Geraldine W.

This 71+5-year-old female had prior low lumbar spinal surgery with fusion and a progressive spinal decompensation to the right side and forward over time. She underwent a first stage posterior reconstruction with a midlumbar PSO to realign her spine in both the coronal and sagittal planes. She then underwent a second stage MORE

Antoinette W.

67+9-year-old female who had an untreated adult thoracolumbar idiopathic scoliosis progressive to 90° with poor sagittal posture. She was treated with a posterior reconstruction with a midlumbar PSO, transforaminal lumbar interbody fusions (TLIF) of her lower lumbar region all performed from a posterior approach. At 5 years postoperative, she has MORE