Your privacy is important to We understand that health is a very private subject. We are committed to protecting the privacy and security of the users of our sites. This privacy policy will advise you about how we protect your personal information, and about what choices you have concerning our use of such information. Please read this policy carefully. We may need to change this policy from time to time in order to address new issues and reflect changes on our sites. We will post those changes here so that you will always know what information we gather, how we might use that information, and whether we will disclose that information to anyone. Please refer back to this policy regularly. If you have any questions or concerns about our privacy policy, please send an e-mail to: or contact us at, c/o Robert Pashman MD, 444 S. San Vicente Blvd. Suite 800, Los Angeles, CA 90048 (phone: 310. 423.9983).

Personal Identification Information
We will collect personal identification information from you only if you voluntarily submit such information to us. We will never intentionally disclose any personal identification information about you as an individual user (such as, for example, your name, address, telephone number or e-mail address) to any third party without having received your permission. If you identify yourself to us by sending us an e-mail with questions or comments, we may use your personal information to respond to your questions or comments. We may file your comments for future reference, or we may discard the information after we have reviewed it.

We have the following exceptions to these policies: We will release specific information about you or your account to comply with any valid legal process such as a search warrant, subpoena, statute or court order. We will also release specific information in special cases, such as if there is an attempted breach of the security of the, or a physical or property threat to you or others.

Non-Personal Identification Information
We collect non-personal identification information through the use of “cookie” technology and/or IP address tracking. Non-personal identification information might include the browser you use, the type of computer, technical information about your means of connection to our site-such as the operating systems and the Internet service providers utilized, and other similar information. Our system also automatically gathers information about the areas you visit and search terms you utilize on our sites and about the links you may select from within our site to other areas of the World Wide Web or elsewhere online. We only use cookies to collect personally identifiable information with your consent. Most browsers are set to accept cookies. You can set your browser to refuse cookies, or to alert you when cookies are being sent. If you do so, please note that some parts of may not function properly. We use such information to administer the site and to understand how our users use the services provided on This way we know which areas of our sites are favorites of our users, which areas need improvement, and what technologies are being used so that we may continually improve our sites.

Privacy of Children is not directed to children under the age of 13. will not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under 13.

Emails to
This Privacy Policy does not protect you when you send business information, ideas, concepts to by email. We try to answer every email in a timely manner, but are not always able to do so.

Disclosure to Linked Sites
Once you enter another website be aware that is not responsible for the privacy practices of other sites. We encourage you to look for and review the privacy statements of every web site that you visit through a links provided on

Advertising on this site
Dr. Pashman and his staff are the sole authors of the content on We do not accept advertising on the site at this time. This site is funded by Dr. Robert Pashman. Dr. Pashman has does not have a financial interest in any surgical devise.

Purpose of this site
The purpose of this site is to provide the viewer with information regarding spine health care. The Content is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. Never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your doctor or 911 immediately.

Your Acceptance of These Terms
By using, you signify your acceptance of our Privacy Policy. If you do not agree to this policy, please do not use the site. Your continued use of following the posting of changes to these terms will mean that you accept those changes.