• What Causes Scoliosis?

    Scoliosis is a condition in which the spine curves in an S shape. For some patients, scoliosis is mild and causes few, if any, symptoms. Other patients struggle with back pain and deformities that require treatment. There are several different types of scoliosis, each with its own cause. Continue reading to find out more about […]

  • Anatomy of the Thoracic Spine

    The thoracic spine is located in the middle of your back. Because it attaches to your ribs and doesn’t move as much as your cervical or lumbar spine, the thoracic spine is less likely to be the source of back problems. However, some patients do need spine surgery for problems that originate in the thoracic […]

  • Meet Dr. Archie C. Perry

    Dr. Archie C. Perry is the founder of the Spine Institute of Nevada. A native of Las Vegas, Dr. Perry attended Bishop Gorman High School and the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, where he also received his medical degree. After completing his orthopedic surgical training at the Mayo Clinic, where he was named the top […]