Welcome to The Spine Community
The Spine Community with Dr. David Borenstein is a unique resource for anyone impacted by back pain. Patients and caregivers benefit from a blend of expert-authored news and information alongside a robust social network, providing insight into the cause of back pain, clear, detailed clinical information to differentiate mechanical and inflammatory back pain, and assistance navigating care to find the most appropriate physician to ensure early diagnosis and treatment. As past President of the American College of Rheumatology and a Clinical Professor of Medicine at George Washington Spine Center, Dr. David Borenstein is uniquely qualified to lead The Spine Community. Guided by Dr. Borenstein’s expertise, users are provided education and a safe, objective community to find support and become empowered in their healthcare journey.
Lower Back Pain? Is It Hip Arthritis or Lumbar Spinal Stenosis?
Working together patients and their physician can more accurately define the origin of chronic back back
Under Diagnosis of Inflammatory Arthritis of The Spine - Ankylosing Spondylitis
Recent research confirms the under diagnosis of treatable inflammatory back pain by primary care physicians.
The Importance of the ICD-10 Code for Non-Radiographic Axial Spondyloarthritis
Most patients have minimal interest in the International Classification of Disease (!CD-10) coding manual.
Cosentyx Approved for Treatment of Non-Radiographic Spondyloarthritis (NR-SPA)
Ankylosing spondylitis (AS) is an inflammatory spinal disease which is associated with...
Taltz receives the indication for treatment of Non-radiographic NR-SPA
Ankylosing spondylitis (AS) is an inflammatory spinal disease which is associated with damage....
Hydroxychloroquine – An Old Drug for a New Disease
A Possible Therapy for Coronavirus
Vertebroplasty & Kyphoplasty - Ineffective Therapies for Vertebral Osteoporosis
The American Society for Bone and Mineral Research Report