Spinal Disorders Unit

The Spinal Disorders Team at The Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Foundation Trust treats a number of spinal conditions,  including:

  • All aspects of spinal deformity including scoliosis & kyphosis
  • Spinal trauma
  • Primary and chronic back pain (failed backs)
  • Radicular arm and leg pain
  • Tumours
  • Inflammatory disorders
  • Disorders of the cervical spine including cervical myelopathy
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Degenerative disc disease


Procedures include:

  • Decompression for lumbar canal stenosis
  • Decompression for cervical and thoracic myelopathy
  • Spinal fusions in lumbar, thoracic and cervical spine
  • Deformity surgery including scoliosis, kyphosis & adult degenerative scoliosis
  • Fixation & fusion of spinal fractures in lumbar, thoracic and cervical spine
  • Primary and metastatic spinal tumour surgery.

Our Clinical Team:

The team also comprises Mrs Caroline Evans, Clinical/Surgical Assistant and Mrs Gail McArdle, Clinical Assistant. Plus three rotational Registrars.