Spine

Clear Causes and Symptoms of a Collapsed Disc

A collapsed disc of the spine can be quite painful and restrictive of your daily activities, and in many cases can become a chronic problem. If you have recurring back or neck pain, it is helpful to understand the clear causes and symptoms of a collapsed disc so you can seek early treatment from Nevada […]


8 Ways to Prevent Back Pain and Protect Your Spine

Anyone who has ever experienced the jolt of pain doing something mundane like tying their shoes or pulling weeds understands how debilitating lower back pain can be. Once it happens, it can become a chronic problem that prevents you from enjoying life.


Facts About Spinal Fusion You May Not Know

Just like many medical procedures, hearing the term “spinal fusion” can immediately cause concern and fear in someone due to the unknown.  Instead of taking time to Google horror stories and cause your brain to create all sorts of scenarios, we’ve compiled a few fast facts about spinal fusion that may help ease your mind.


Could You Have a Disc Disorder?

Many assume their back pain to be a regular part of daily life, but it could be something more. There are a variety of specific medical conditions that can affect the back, and cause an individual to experience anything from dull aches to sharp bolts of pain.


Scoliosis Screening Information

An abnormal curve of the spine, resembling an “S” or “C” may be scoliosis, a common musculoskeletal disorder. Scoliosis is especially common in adolescents but can affect adults as well, often for varying reasons.


Workers comp wackiness!

We recently hosted several teams at the annual Las Vegas workers comp bowling tourney. What a great and goofy afternoon!  


Putting Patients First

Practice features full-time advocate Because our patients are what keep us growing and succeeding, we understand the value of having a seamless line of communication between all parties. As the only orthopedic practice in Southern Nevada with a dedicated patient advocate, we at Nevada Orthopedic & Spine Center have placed emphasis on this area of […]


5 Everyday Causes of Back Pain

When your back is healthy and everything is working the way it should, you don’t tend to think about maintaining a healthy spine. But when your back is in pain, it can be debilitating. Did you know a lot of the activities we do every day have an impact on the overall health of our […]


NOSC winter newsletter is here!

The winter 2016 edition of On The Move, Nevada Orthopedic & Spine Center’s newsletter, is now available and linked below. This newsletter offers referring practices updates, insights and tips to make their patients’ experiences with NOSC as stress-free and satisfying as possible.   nv_orthonews_winter2016 Rating Rating 5 Stars★ 4 Stars★ 3 Stars★ 2 Stars★ 1 Star★ Review Leave […]


New provider joins Nevada Orthopedic

Nevada Orthopedic & Spine Center is proud to announce the addition of Christine Apel, ACNP-BC, a board certified acute care nurse practitioner. She specializes in the area of orthopedic trauma and spine surgery and works closely with orthopedic trauma and spine surgeon Thomas L. Vater, D.O. She is board certified by the American Association of […]