Robert B. Keller MD


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…

Torticollis

Torticollis, also known as “wryneck,” occurs when a problem with the neck muscle makes the head turn to one side, lean to one side, and/or be pulled forward or backward. There are two types, congenital (at birth) and spasmodic. Congenital torticollis occurs at or shortly after birth. The neck muscle (sternocleidomastoid…

Procedimiento artroscópico

Copyright de la ilustración 2000 de Nucleus Communications, Inc. Todos los derechos reservados. http://www.nucleusinc.com La artroscopia es un procedimiento quirúrgico que permite a su médico examinar el interior de una articulación del cuerpo a través de un instrumento de observación delgado que se llama artroscopio…

Spinal Fusion for Scoliosis

In spinal fusion for scoliosis, rods, hooks, wires, or screws are attached to the curved part of the backbone and the spine is straightened. Small pieces of bone, called grafts, are then put over the spine. Bone for grafts is often taken from the person’s pelvic bone. The grafts will grow together with the spinal bone…