Bobby Jones CSF Research Colloquium

2013: Craniocervical Instability

The CSF Craniocervical Instability Colloquium took place on October 19, 2013 in San Francisco, CA.  Respected clinicians and other experts were gathered both nationally and internationally to share their research and clinical findings in an attempt to determine the best way to treat conditions related to hypermobility and instability of the spinal cord.

You can view many of the lectures given at the colloquium by clicking their respective links below.

The views and opinions expressed by the participants in this Colloqium are their own, based upon their individual specific experiences or their general observations reacting to hypothetical circumstances. The views expressed and the statements made by participating physicians do not represent specific medical advice nor do they represent any official policy or position taken by CSF.

The abstracts for the studies listed below can be found in the 2013 Booklet for participants.

Mechanisms of Symptoms and Signs Seen with Cervical Medullary Syndrome in Chiari Patients – Ulrich Batzdorf, MD

Radiological Metrics of Craniocervical Junction and its Instability: Standardization of the Methods – Misao Nishikawa, MD

Craniocervical Instability with Chiari Malformation: Diagnosis and Treatment – Yong Liu, MD

Craniocervical Abnormalities Presenting with Circulatory Dysfunction and Fatigue – Peter Rowe, MD

Genetic Hypermobility Syndrome – Clair Francomano, MD

The Hypermobile Spine – Brad Tinkle, MD, PhD

Prevalence of Hypermobility and How it Manifests in the General Population – Rodney Grahame, MD