Robert B. Keller MD


Arthroscopy or Arthroscopic Surgery

Arthroscopy is a procedure used to examine the inside of a joint by inserting a thin tube (arthroscope) containing a camera and light through small cuts (incisions) near the joint. The camera sends a close-up video image of the joint to a TV monitor, where the doctor can look at the inside of the joint. Arthroscopy can…

Congenital Torticollis

Torticollis, also known as “wryneck,” is a condition in which your baby’s head is tilted. One of your newborn’s neck muscles is shortened. So the chin points to one shoulder, away from the shortened neck muscle. And the back of the head tilts toward the opposite shoulder.

Lumbar Spinal Stenosis: Should I Have Surgery?

Guides you through treatment choices for lumbar spinal stenosis. Covers tests used to diagnose and guide treatment. Discusses treatment with medicines, lifestyle changes, physical therapy, or surgery. Includes interactive tool to help you make your decision.

Neck Exercises

The following exercises will help strengthen the muscles in your neck as well as relieve existing neck pain. You don’t need to do every exercise. Do the ones that help you the most. Stop any exercise that increases pain. Do each exercise slowly. Talk to your doctor before doing any of these exercises. Side and diagonal…

Scoliosis

Scoliosis is a problem with the curve in your spine. In scoliosis, your spine makes a large curve from side to side in the shape of the letter “S” or the letter “C.” The spine may also be twisted (rotated). If this curve is severe, it can cause pain and make it hard to breathe. Most cases of scoliosis are mild and don’t…