Spine Neurosurgeons and Sports Medicine

Discussion in 'Neurosurgery' started by DigableCat, Feb 13, 2006.

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  1. DigableCat

    DigableCat Senior Member Lifetime Donor 10+ Year Member

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    Do many Neurosurgeons that specialize in spine have sports medicine related practices, similar to Orthopods?
     
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  3. mpp

    mpp SDN Moderator Moderator Emeritus 10+ Year Member

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    Not usually since they don't normally operate on the more common sports injuries which involve the extremities. Most sports injuries are not amenable to spine surgery.
     

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