Orthopaedic spine specialists at The Nebraska Medical Center are national leaders in evaluation and management of spine conditions such as deformities, injuries and deterioration of discs. Common spinal conditions may include fractures, Scoliosis, Kyphosis, Spina bifida, stenosis, degenerative disc disease, spondylolisthesis and radiculopathy.
Signs of a spinal problem include:
- Limping or a walking abnormality
- Asymmetry of the shoulders
- Pain that prevents a full night of sleep
- Neck/back pain
- Arm/leg pain
- Arm/leg numbness
From bracing and surgical options to physical therapy and occupational therapy, The Nebraska Medical Center offers comprehensive treatment options for spinal conditions. The medical center is the only hospital in the region to utilize the motion analysis diagnostic testing, or Gait studies. The computer analysis of motion assists physicians in diagnosing conditions and determining the best course of treatment.
Make an appointment with the skilled orthopaedic spine specialists at The Nebraska Medical Center.
CHRIS A. CORNETT, MD specializes in adult spine surgery and completed an orthopaedic spine fellowship at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. Dr. Cornett also holds a master’s degree in physical therapy from the University of Nebraska Medical Center.
BRIAN P. HASLEY, MD specializes in pediatric orthopaedic and spine surgery. Following residency, Dr. Hasley completed the Dorothy and Bryant Edwards Fellowship in pediatric orthopaedic surgery and scoliosis at the Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children, University of Texas at Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas. Dr. Hasley completed post fellowship spine research at the same facility.
M. LAYNE JENSON, MD specializes in pediatric orthopaedic and spine surgery and completed a Ryerson Fellowship in pediatric orthopaedic surgery at Northwestern School of Medicine/Children’s Memorial Hospital in Chicago, Ill. Dr. Jenson also holds a master’s degree in business administration with a concentration in health organization management from Texas Tech University in Lubbock, Texas.