The Kentucky Spine Institute's primary mission is the evaluation and
care of patients (children and adults) with disorders of the spine.
This includes both the nonoperative and the operative care of such
The non-operative care of spinal problems
may involve radiologic testing, neurologic testing, physical therapy,
work-conditioning programs, and pain management medicine. These
services are available through the Kentucky Spine Institute. We
pride ourselves in being able to provide the wide-ranging comprehensive
services through our institution and other associated caregivers.
The conditions of the spine treated at
the Kentucky Spine Institute are varied. They include degenerative
conditions of the spine (herniated discs and spinal stenosis, workplace
back injuries), deformity of the spine (scoliosis and kyphosis),
fractures, tumors and infections of the spine, and other conditions.
Our physicians have been the first
to introduce many innovative surgical techniques to our area. The
first laproscopic spinal fusion and threaded interbody fusion cages
in the Central Kentucky area were completed by our physicians.
Our physicians are actively involved in
developing new surgical techniques and medical devices that improve
By being at the forefront in such areas,
we hope to provide the best in care.
Though the primary mission of the Kentucky
Spine Institute is patient care, our physicians are actively involved
in medical research and education. The physicians of the Kentucky
Spine Institute have published numerous articles and research on
spinal disorders in peer review journals and have hosted several
regional and national spine surgery seminars.