Specialists in Spine Conditions and Treatments

Expert Spine Surgery and Treatment

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Spine Surgery in Hartford, ConnecticutThe Spine Institute of Connecticut at Saint Francis
114 Woodland Street
Hartford, CT 06105
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The Spine Institute of Connecticut is comprised of a collaborative team of orthopedists, neurosurgeons, nurses, surgical technologists, and a staff of allied health professionals specializing in the diagnosis and treatment of congenital, acute, and chronic spinal disorders.

From minor strains, sprains, and back pains, to more complex spinal issues including herniated discs, scoliosis, degenerative disc, and stenosis, our nationally-recognized team of physicians offers the most comprehensive range of treatment options available to meet each patient’s unique needs.

Care provided includes collaboration with pain management, physical and occupational therapists for rehabilitation, individualized case management services, and communication with the patient’s medical doctor to ensure complete and cost effective care.

Comprehensive Spine Surgery and Treatment

Our goal at The Spine Institute of Connecticut is to provide the most comprehensive care for our patients and their families from the moment they arrive, through their discharge and rehabilitation planning.

More detailed information may be obtained by contacting Zina Ruban, Clinical Manager of the Spine Institute, at 860-714-1755.

Our physicians, left to right: Stephan C. Lange, M.D., David M. Kruger, M.D., Jesse G. Eisler, M.D., Aris Yannopoulos, M.D., Stephen F. Calderon, M.D., Bruce S. Chozick, M.D., David Spiro, D.O., Howard Lantner, M.D.Spinal Surgery and Treatment in Hartford, Connecticut 

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Herniated (slipped) disk

A herniated (slipped) disk occurs when all or part of a disk in the spine is forced through a weakened part of the disk. This may place pressure on nearby nerves.

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Causes, Symptoms and Treatment of a Herniated Disk 

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Low back pain - chronic

Back pain is one of the most common health complaints. Almost everyone will have back pain at some time in their life. Most of the time, the exact cause of the pain cannot be found.

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Causes, Symptoms and Treatment of Chronic Low Back Pain 

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Low back pain - acute

Low back pain refers to pain that you feel in your lower back. You may also have back stiffness, decreased movement of the lower back, and difficulty standing straight.

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Causes, Symptoms and Treatment of Acute Low Back Pain 

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Scoliosis

Scoliosis is an abnormal curving of the spine. Your spine is your backbone. It runs straight down your back. Everyone’s spine naturally curves a tiny bit. But people with scoliosis have a spine that curves too much. The spine might look like the letter “C” or “S.”

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Causes, Symptoms and Treatment of Scoliosis 

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Spinal Stenosis

Spinal stenosis is narrowing of the spinal column that causes pressure on the spinal cord, or narrowing of the openings (called neural foramina) where spinal nerves leave the spinal column.

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Causes, Symptoms and Treatment of Spinal Stenosis 

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