It has long been recognized that, following an intervention, two patients with very similar or even identical pathophysiology can have dramatically different outcomes.
BSc, MSc, MD, FRCSC
“Lumbar spinal pain of unknown origin, either persisting despite surgical intervention or appearing after surgical intervention for spinal pain…”
In a general sense, the term spondyloarthropathy refers to any disease involving the joints of the spine.
Degenerative cervical myelopathy is an umbrella term describing all degenerative conditions that present with cervical myelopathy due to compression of the spinal cord.
Frailty is a state of increased vulnerability. This paper reviews the definitions and applicability of frailty tools.
Back pain is a community level health problem because of the high prevalence and burden on patients, health care and society.
MD, M.Ed, FRCSC
Due to the distinctive anatomic and biomechanical features of the growing paediatric spine, children are susceptible to unique patterns of spinal injuries.
The COVID-19 global pandemic has had a rapid and massive impact on health care delivery worldwide.
BSc (Hons), MB, ChB, MD, FRCS, (Tr & Orth)
Scoliosis is a common condition that every primary care provider will encounter.
The goal of the Canadian Spine Outcomes and Research Network (CSORN) is to develop a registry for Canadian orthopaedic and neurosurgical spine surgeons…