Spinal Disorders

Spinal Disorders News

  • USPSTF: Data Insufficient for Scoliosis Screening In a revised recommendation statement on routine scoliosis screening of adolescents, the USPSTF no longer advises against the practice, but stops short of recommending it.
  • Work-Related Musculoskeletal Injury Common in Surgeons The problem is so significant that some experts have referred to it as 'an impending epidemic,' and fear it may contribute to the projected shortage of surgeons in coming years.

Spinal Disorders Perspective

  • Scoliosis Screening: Do We Need to Change? In light of nonsurgical options to manage children with scoliosis, should screening practices change to identify children earlier? Medscape spoke with Jennifer Winell, MD, from CHOP to find out.
  • 2017 Advances in Rheumatology Dr Kevin Deane reviews new trials, new treatments, and other major breakthroughs in rheumatology over the past year.