The following Survey is one
of the very few which has ever been conducted with regard to clinically
significant Adhesive Arachnoiditis. Many of the participants were COFWA
International Patient Survey
Dr Smith, a sufferer of Arachnoiditis herself, has become a worldwide
crusader of Arachnoiditis awareness. Her pro- found knowledge and devotion
in this field has gained her recognition as an expert by many respected
Doctors, organizations and support groups throughout the world.
We are delighted to have
"Dr Sarah" as a COFWA group member. We convey our thanks for her
con-tribution to our website.
Adhesive Arachnoiditis is often misdiagnosed, diagnosed incorrectly or not
diagnosed at all. Many of our members have been informed by their physicians
they were suffering from “Failed Back Syndrome, “Failed Back Surgery
Syndrome” or “Spinal Meningitis”, to name a few.
Many of our members have told us that they have actually been diagnosed
correctly, but their physicians failed to inform them at the time they were
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Dr. Charles V. Burton is a
world renowned expert in the area of spinal care and is the Chief Medical
Director of the:
The Center for
Restorative Spine Surgery
in Minneapolis, MN. Dr. Burton is the foremost pioneer in the pursuit of
Adhesive Arach-noiditis awareness in the Medical community today as well as
an expert in the treatment of complex spinal problems.
The publication of The
Burton Report® in 2000 has brought credible world wide aware-ness to he
complex problems regarding Adhesive Arachnoiditis.
COFWA Thanks Dr. Burton for his on-going regime and
these links to his