Meet Dr. Hain

Dr. John Hain is a board certified and fellowship trained neurosurgeon. Take a look at this video to learn more about his background and what let him to neurosurgery and spine.

Anatomy of the cervical spine

Anatomy of the Cervical Spine

Pain and numbness going down the arm or leg or the feeling of a loss of grip can be the result of injury, disease, or degeneration in the cervical spine. If you are suffering from pain and discomfort it can be helpful to understand the anatomy of the cervical spine.

The following is an excerpt from a Spine-Health.com article that explains the anatomy of the cervical spine:

Spine for spinal fusion surgery

What is a bone graft?

A bone graft is a tiny piece of bone used to fuse the spine together. This extra bone acts as the cement that fuses the vertebrae together during spinal fusion surgery. Bone grafting can be done with pieces of a patient’s own bone (autograft), processed bone from a bone bank (allograft), or a bone graft substitute (demineralized bone,

Ice Bucket Challenge for ALS

Nebraska Spine Hospital’s very own Dr. Eric Phillips has issued the Ice Bucket Challenge to his partners to raise awareness and funds for ALS. Dr. Phillips is committed to raising awareness and funds to defeat ALS because he wants to honor the memory his brother who died of the disease. 

Backpack, wear it right! Keep it Light!

Back to School Backpack Tips

Protect your child’s spine by loading their backpack correctly and making sure they wear it right. Backpacks that are too heavy or worn incorrectly can result in an aching back and shoulders, tingling arms, weakened muscles, and stooped posture.

Remember- Pack It Light, Wear It Right!

Help protect your child’s spine by following these tips and packing their backpack right.

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