Spine Surgery & Spinal Conditions Information for Patients

Have you recently received a recommendation for spine surgery or a diagnosis of a spinal condition? This can be a confusing and stressful situation to be in, but the expert physicians and specialists at New England Orthopaedic & Spine have compiled this comprehensive list of information to help you start your path to wellness.

If you have questions about recommended procedures, diagnoses, or anything else relating to spine surgery and spinal conditions, please visit the resources linked on this page.

General Information

Ankylosing Spondylitis

Bone Grafts

Back and Neck Braces

Diagnosing Spine Problems

Epidural Steroid Injection (ESI)


Lifestyle Risk Factors

Biological and Medical Risk Factors

Preventive Treatment Options

Possible Complications of Spine Surgery

Pain Medications

Post Surgery Rehabilitation

Surgical After Care

Spinal Injections

Spinal Rehabilitation

Cervical Spine (Neck)

Anterior Cervical Fusion

Anatomy of the Cervical Spine

Cervical Corpectomy and Strut Graft

Cervical Fusion

Cervical Kyphosis

Cervical Laminectomy

Cervical Radiculopathy

Cervical Spinal Stenosis

Neck Pain (Overview)

Posterior Cervical Fusion

Rheumatoid Arthritis of the Cervical Spine

Rehabilitation of the Cervical Spine

Thoracic Spine (Mid Back)

Adult Kyphosis

Adult Kyphosis - Types and Causes

Compression Fractures

Herniated Thoracic Disc

Possible Complications


Scheuermann's Kyphosis

Thoracic Spine Anatomy

Lumbar Spine (Low Back)

Adult Scoliosis

Compression Fractures

Degenerative Adult Scoliosis

Degenerative Disc Disease

Intervertebral Cages

Low Back Pain (Overview)

Low Back Pain in Athletes

Laminotomy and Discectomy

Lumbar Herniated Disc

Lumbar Laminectomy

Lumbar Spine Anatomy

Lumbar Spinal Fusion

Lumbar Spinal Stenosis

Lumbar Spine Surgery

Possible Complications

Pedicle Screws and Rods

Rehabilitation for Low Back Pain


Sacroiliac Joint Syndrome

Spondylolysis and Spondylolisthesis

Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion (TLIF)

Radiological Imaging and Tests

Bone Scan

CT Scan



Facet Joint Block

Lab Tests


MRI Scan

Somatosensory Evoked Potential

Spinal Tap



Adolescent Scoliosis

Degenerative Disc Disease

Herniated Disc

Spine Anatomy

Vertebral Compression Fracture