"Huge S/O to one amazing surgeon @DrBadlani. Thank you for continuing to fix this beat up body of mine. But more importantly your care & love."
- Mary Lou Retton,Olympic Gold Medalist
"Thanx to Dr. Neil Badlani for fixing my back… my pain is nothing like it was before my surgery."
- Patient treated at The Orthopedic Sports Clinic
"Without Dr.Badlani's wonderful care and the Physical Therapy offered in connection with The Orthopedic Sports Clinic I would not have been able to go on to compete"
- M.H. Junior Olympic National Champion
"Without the minimally invasive back surgery, I wouldn't have been able to skate again. Before the surgery, the pain was too much to deal with."
- S.L. Nationally Ranked Figure Skater
"I woke from the surgery pain freeand after a short recovery,returned to work. One anda half years later"
- Patient RR (Manufacturing Manager - Shell)
"I just want to say thanks Doc!My life is changed for everand the surgery that you performedon me has made me pain free"
- Patient MH, Triple H Horse Farms
"As someone who’s been in the fitnessindustry for the past 35 years,choosing to have surgery and selecting a surgeon didn’t come easy."
- Patient Mary W. Jazzercise Instructor and U.S. Sales Director
"I am extremely happy to report a full return to my active lifestyle within 6 months of the procedure "
- Patient RH
Now that the spinal column itself has been explained, next comes the construction and function of the intervertebral discs, vertebral arch and spinal canal.
When addressing conditions of the spine, it is important to understand the anatomy of the spine. This is the first in a series of blogs about the spine, and begins by discussing the structure of the spine and how the spinal column functions.