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Common Disorders of the Spine, Shoulder, and Pelvis

There are many conditions that affect the spine, shoulder, and pelvis, which require clinical care by a physician or other healthcare professional. Listed in the directory below are some, for which we have provided a brief overview.


Ankylosing Spondylitis

Treatment for Arthritis

Avascular Necrosis


Hip Problems

Hip Replacement Surgery


Low Back Pain

Neck Problems

Neck Pain and Problems

Torticollis (Wryneck)

Whiplash Injury


Pelvis Problems



Shoulder Problems

Overview of Shoulder Problems

Shoulder Dislocation

Shoulder Tendonitis

Rotator Cuff Injury

Soft-Tissue Injuries

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  • Louise Akin RN BSN
  • Nancy Bowers RN MPH RN MPH
  • Debra Cohen, RN, BSN