How to use the Scientific Spine

To get more of the Scientific Spine, the reader should be familiar with the website. 

Organization of the website

The Scientific Spine use a holistic approach to spine care. The website has various "sections", each targeting different areas of spine care, such as: spine anatomy, diseases, scoring systems, imaging, surgery, etc... Having separate pages and subsections, each linked others in a organized manner, those sections cover a wide area of spinal issues. Using extensive link structure, search function, and Spine Dictionary; one can easily browse between pages, and find relevant information. 


The site has three navigation tools: top navigation, bottom navigation, and side navigation (see the picture below). Top navigation links (to see it, just scroll up this page) are topic-oriented and covers the "sections" of the Scientific Spine. Bottom navigation links (scroll to the very bottom of this page) include: side-topics like statistics, and softwares; search utilities (spine dictionary, search, and sitemap pages); and other modules to enhance interactivity and readability of the site, such as blog, forum, rss. Side navigation (the right column, uppermost part) includes a small "you are here" link structure showing you currently how deep you are in the website.

Scientific Spine Navigation Image


We strongly recommend you to subscribe rss feeds of the Scientific Spine. This service allows you not to miss frequently updated and enriched content of the Scientific Spine. At the bottom of each page, there is a follow & share part, which allows you to bookmark the site using various options and share with people.

Sections of the Scientific Spine

Scientific Spine home page

This page. Outlines the mission, aim and structure of the Scientific Spine.

Spinal Anatomy

Spine and spine cord anatomy reviewed. Special emphasis was placed onto clinically relevant points.

Spinal Diseases

Basic classification of the spinal diseases.

Spine Scores

This section of the Scientific Spine gives an outline of scales/scoring systems to measure spinal diseases and treatment outcome in spinal disorders.

Spine Imaging

Basic radiological information about spinal conditions. Classifications, signs, and measurements.

Spine Surgery

Operation techniques. A how-to approach on spine surgery.

Spinal Materials

Implant-Watch is an independent listing, classifying, grading and monitoring tool for current spine implants.

Spine Articles

Free, unclassified articles about spine health, disorders, and surgery.

Spine News

Spine news. Announcements of congresses, symposia, conferences, and courses. List of grants, fellowships, and other aids. News from the industry. Science news.

Who is Who

Who is who in spine area. Pioneers, leaders, outstanding scientists, and surgeons.

Spine Physicians

Find physicians, surgeons.

Patient Resources

Resources for spine patients.

Spinal Biomechanics

Basic biomechanics of spine. Clinical implications.

Spine Dictionary

Dictionary about spine-related health issues. Short descriptions and links.

Statistics Guide

Basic knowledge and methods for statistical analysis used in spine science.


Softwares used in spine sciences and scientific proficiency.


Various areas of subject which are not covered in other sections of the Scientific Spine.

Scientific Spine Blog

Blog page of the Scientific Spine. Various areas of spine-related blog entries which frequently updated and allow readers' responses.

Scientific Spine RSS

RSS feeds of Scientific Spine's.

Scientific Spine Forum

Forum pages of Scientific Spine's.

Spine Links

A large collection of spine-related off-site links.

Search in the Scientific Spine

On-site search.

Terms of Service

User Agreement, Privacy Policy, Copyright Policy, Disclaimer information of the Scientific Spine.

About & Contact

The site's team. Who we are? Contact information of the Scientific Spine's Authors and the webmaster.

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