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What is Spine Surgery?

When describing surgical options to patients, I often divide procedures into 2 basic concepts. “Unpinch what is pinched” vs “Stop moving parts that hurt from […]

By |September 8th, 2015|Back Pain, Fusion, Laminectomy, Laminotomy, Neck Pain, Surgery|

Treatment of Pinched Nerves and Painful Movement of the Spine

Treatment of Pinched Nerves and Painful Movement of the Spine
In order to fix what is commonly called pinched nerves, surgeons must remove anatomy to clear […]

By |June 25th, 2013|Back Pain, Fusion, Laminectomy, Laminotomy|

Spine Surgery Options for Back Pain

Back pain is recognized as the second-most common neurological disorder in the United States, with nearly $50 billion spent each year in an effort to […]

By |May 22nd, 2013|Back Pain, Fusion, Laminectomy, Laminotomy, Surgery|

What Is a Laminectomy?

A laminectomy is the surgical procedure whereby the part of the vertebra that covers the spinal canal is removed. The goal of the surgery is […]

By |April 5th, 2013|Back Pain, Laminectomy, Leg Pain, Surgery|

Spine Surgery

There are two basic types of spine surgery. The first typically addresses pinched nerves. This procedure involves removing anatomy (bone, ligaments, or a disc) in […]

By |March 23rd, 2013|Back Pain, Fusion, Laminectomy, Laminotomy, Surgery|