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Journal of Spine Care

Online ISSN: 2399-6862

Journal of Spine Care is an online peer reviewed open access journal that covers the studies of all aspects related to basic science and clinical researches of all spine fields,  and clinical trials for cutting edge treatments related to the spine and spine care.

Manuscripts may take the form of original empirical research, critical reviews of the literature, brief commentaries, meeting reports, case reports, editorials, expert opinion and perspective papers, commentaries, and innovations in clinical practice.

JSC welcomes direct submissions of manuscripts from authors. You can submit your manuscript to: alternatively to:



Editor in chief

Will be updated soon.

Editorial Board

Debora Colangelo

Orthopaedic Surgeon
Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology
Children Hospital “Bambino Gesu” of Rome

K.Mohan Iyer

Department of Orthopaedic and Accident Surgery
University of Liverpool

Prasath Mageswaran

Spine Research Institute
Ohio State University

José Hurtado Avilés

Faculty of Medicine
Musculoskeletal System and Sport Research Group
University of Murcia

Raj Kumar

All India Institute of Medical Sciences

Daniel Camargo Pimentel

Spine Specialist
Spine Center at Ibirapuera Unit and HCor Unit
São Paulo

Der-Yang Cho

Department of Neurosurgery
China Medical University

In Press

Volume 1, Issue 2

Management of cervical radiculopathy, anterior and posterior surgical approach-a comparative study

Tarek Aly

Research Article-Journal of Spine Care (JSC)

November 29, 2016

A case of adjacent segment disc herniation following a cervical laminoplasty

Keishi Tsunoda Masaaki Fukushima Akio Yasunaga Takayuki Matsuno

Research Article-Journal of Spine Care (JSC)

December 05, 2016

Antimicrobial effectiveness of Prosidyan Fibergraft® bone graft material against a range of microorganisms

Luc M. Fortier Hyun W Bae Edward H Chung Lacey A. Bauer

Research Article-Journal of Spine Care (JSC)

March 10, 2017

Split cord malformation

Raj Kumar Suyash Singh

Editorial-Journal of Spine Care (JSC)

March 22, 2017

Inter-day session reliability of a novel assessment for rotational power of the pelvis, spine and trunk

Thomas G. Palmer

Research Article-Journal of Spine Care (JSC)

June 08, 2017

Current Issue

Volume 1, Issue 1

Are there findings on MRI or on patient-reported back pain before surgery for lumbar disc herniation that can predict future progression of painful disc degeneration?

Oscar Solmell Svante Berg

Research Article- Journal of Spine Care (JSC)

November 04, 2016

Is improved fitness associated with reduced pain intensity in patients with low back pain?

Cecilie Rud Budtz Lene Wulff Krogsgaard Berit Schiøttz-Christensen Thomas Maribo

Research Article- Journal of Spine Care (JSC)

November 07, 2016

Cervical collar presence and prandial aspiration among trauma patients

Bhattacharya B Davis KA Young NO Leder SB

Research Article- Journal of Spine Care (JSC)

November 12, 2016

Use of taping to maintain centralization in a patient with low back pain with sciatica

Mintken PE

Case Report-Journal of Spine Care (JSC)

November 17, 2016

Implications of spine fixation on the adjacent lumbar levels for surgical treatment of thoracolumbar burst fractures: a finite element analysis

Shady Elmasry Shihab Asfour Francesco Travascio

Research Article-Journal of Spine Care (JSC)

November 25, 2016

Bailout screw placement in the posterior subaxial cervical spine: is a spinolaminar screw a viable option?

Tyler Jenkins Craig Kuhns Theodore Choma Michael Gallizzi Ferris Pfeiffer

Research Article-Journal of Spine Care (JSC)

November 28, 2016


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Submit Manuscript

JSC welcomes direct submissions of manuscripts from authors. You can submit your manuscript to: alternatively to:

Publication Charges

Journal of Spine Care is an Open Access journal and we do not charge the end user when accessing a manuscript or any article. This allows the scientific community to view, download, distribution of an article in any medium, provided that the original work is properly cited, under the term of "Creative Commons Attribution License". In line with other open access journals we provide a flat fee submission structure on the acceptance of a peer-reviewed article which covers in part the entirety of the publication pathway (the article processing charge). The process includes our maintenance, submission and peer review systems and international editing, publication and submission to global indexing and tracking organisations and archiving to allow instant access to the whole article and associated supplementary documents. We also have to ensure enough investment to secure a sustainable model which ethically, legally and financially stable.

The publication charges for Journal of Spine Care are GBP 690.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Why are your charges set at these levels?

All articles published in OA Text are open access. Open Access publishing implies that all readers, anywhere in the world, are allowed unrestricted to full text of articles, immediately on publication in OA Text Journals. The Article Publication Charges pay for the editorial and production costs of the journal, for hosting the website, publishing articles online, preparing HTML , PDF and XML versions of the articles and submitting the articles in electronic citation database like CrossRef.

Our financial goals are to:

  • Recover capitalization costs;
  • Produce sufficient revenue to allow for a sustainable and scalable publishing program, under continuous development;
  • Bend the publication-charge cost downward over time.

Who will pay the APC?

Corresponding author or Co-authors has to make the payment on acceptance of the article.

When should I pay?

Corresponding author or the paying institutions should arrange for the payment once they are notified regarding acceptance of the article. APC is exempted for cases in which a wavier agreement has been made in-prior to submission.

*We request an immediate attention towards the payment as the articles will not be published unless the charges have been paid.

How do I pay?

Authors or institutions can make payments by two modes as per their convenience.

  1. Wire/Bank transfer
  2. Card payment

Note: No taxes are included in this charge, taxes will be applicable as per the policies of the country of the payee. Additional transaction charges may be levied on the author.

Can I be eligible for wavier on APC?

The waiver request will be considered on a case-by-case basis, and will be provided accordingly.

*The Waiver requests must be made during the submission process and will not be accepted after  processing of the manuscript.

Do I have to pay if my manuscript is rejected?

No, Article processing charges will not be applicable for articles rejected by the Editorial office.

Withdrawal Charges

Are reprints of my article included in the article processing charges (APCs)?

No, Article processing charges (APCs) do not include the charges for the reprints. Reprints facility is optional and should be order separately.