A Message from Dr. Roy Ashford

Dr. Roy Ashford is part of the Congress Medical Associates in Pasadena, CA, with 9 fellowship trained specialists in every area of orthopedic care. I personally have specialized in Orthopedic treatment of spinal disorders since finishing my spine fellowship in 1994. I focus in the diagnosis and workup to treatment plans for each patient’s needs.

Congress Spine is directed by Dr. Roy Ashford and Dr. William Costigan, both fellowship trained spine specialists. At Congress Spine, we perform spine surgery and rehabilitation for treatment of all conditions of spinal dysfunction, strains and spasms, degenerative discs, herniated discs, stenosis, scoliosis, spine tumor and spine trauma. We treat all cervical, thoracic and lumbar spine conditions. We are fellowship trained in all surgeries of the spine, including laminectomies, diskectomies, fusions and disk arthroplasty, X-stop and vertebroplasty. We serve all Burbank, Glendale, Pasadena and surrounding foothill communities.

This website was made to help give information for your understanding of spine surgery. Please understand that the information is general and specific individual information comes only from the spine specialist. This web page can help with your understanding of your spine and how that condition affects you. The Diagnosis glossary includes medical terms and explanations. Use the animations for anatomy and surgeries to help understand the process of back surgery.