UCLA Spine Center

Dr. Lord, UCLA’s first woman spine faculty member, is the recipient of the 2020 North American Spine Society’s “20 under 40” award.

By Jocelyn Apodaca Schlossberg • March 10, 2021
Today’s teens love their smartphones. Many parents, tired of competing for attention with the ever-present devices, would say cell phones are a pain in the neck. Turns out, those parents might be right. Doctors who specialize in spine disorders report that more patients are complaining of a phenomenon [...]
By uclahealth • June 3, 2016
http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=DpT_4wvKlHw   Already battling multiple sclerosis for 25 years, Jonathan Horne saw things go from bad to worse when he began experiencing pain that shot through his shoulders and neck. The pain was so bad that Jonathan could barely get out of bed and needed help to do [...]
By uclahealth • November 21, 2011
http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=3hlpLChmvys   James Matthews thought the increasing levels of pain in his neck and the numbness that ran down his right arm were just a routine part of getting older. “All through these 10 years, I accepted it, thinking it was normal,” says the 54-year-old administrative manager. [...]
By Edna • June 30, 2011
I was diagnosed with a rare spinal cord condition at the age of 31. I live in Columbus, Ohio, but was encouraged to find the best medical center for treatment. I began traveling around the country from hospital to hospital (including the Mayo Clinic, Mass General, the Cleveland Clinic, [...]
By uclahealth • December 8, 2008