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5 Effective Treatments for a Herniated Cervical Disc

Are you bothered by neck pain and stiffness? Have you noticed tingling or weakness in your arms? It could be a herniated cervical disc — and you don’t have to live with the discomfort. Learn about the top treatments for herniated cervical discs.

Mar 8th, 2022
Are Spine Fracture Symptoms Obvious?

Back pain is common. But with so many possible causes, finding out what’s wrong isn’t always easy. Sudden, intense back pain could indicate spine fracture — particularly if you’re an older adult. Learn the signs so you can find the proper treatment.

Feb 14th, 2022
Indications That a Discectomy May Be Recommended

Discectomy is a minimally invasive procedure to treat damaged spinal discs. It’s a common surgery for severely herniated discs, but when is the right time to consider it? Learn more about herniated discs and when discectomy could be right for you.

Jan 1st, 2022
Symptoms That Might Indicate You Need Revision Lumbar Surgery

You chose spine surgery because it promised to relieve chronic back pain. But now you’ve healed, and you still have pain and other complications. The good news? You still have options. Learn more about when to consider revision lumbar surgery here.

Nov 15th, 2021
What Is ACDF and Am I a Candidate for It?

Neck pain that doesn’t go away can erode your quality of life. If you’ve tried conservative treatments without relief, it might be time to consider a minimally invasive surgery like ACDF. Find out how it works and what it can treat here.

Oct 10th, 2021
Am I a Candidate for Cervical Disc Replacement?

Disc degeneration is common with injury and age. Pain, numbness, and weakness start in your neck and spread to your arms, but you don’t have to live with the symptoms. Keep reading to find out if you could be a candidate for cervical disc replacement.

Sep 9th, 2021
Microdiscectomy: What You Need To Know

Lumbar herniated discs cause lower back pain, tingling and numbness in the legs, and more. It’s a common injury among adults of all ages, but surgery could relieve your symptoms. Learn everything you need to know about microdiscectomy here.

Aug 13th, 2021
8 Symptoms of Spinal Stenosis

Spinal stenosis is one of the most common spinal conditions, and it develops as your spine deteriorates with age. Learn to recognize the symptoms of spinal stenosis so you can find relief from your discomfort.

Jul 15th, 2021
What To Expect From ACDF Surgery

Do you have chronic neck pain? When your herniated disc or other cervical spine condition doesn’t improve with conservative care, it might be time to consider anterior cervical discectomy and fusion (ACDF), a safe and effective option for neck pain.

Jun 22nd, 2021
Understanding Primary and Secondary Spinal Tumors

Spinal tumors are abnormal growths along your spine. They can be benign or cancerous, and the causes behind them vary. Learn the similarities and differences between primary and secondary spinal tumors — and how you can find treatment — here.

May 27th, 2021
Causes of and Treatments for Your Spinal Fracture

Spine fractures are broken vertebrae. The fractures range in severity, but they can cause symptoms from intense back pain to nerve damage and even paralysis. Keep reading to learn the common causes of spinal fracture and what your treatment options are.

Apr 22nd, 2021
How Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery Works

Spine surgery might sound scary, but it can be an effective option for people with chronic pain that just won’t disappear. If you’re considering surgery, it’s time to learn about the benefits of minimally invasive spine surgery and how it all works.

Mar 1st, 2021
How To Know if You Have a Herniated Cervical Disc

Healthy spinal discs are essential for a pain-free back. But discs that slip, rupture, or herniate can quickly cause pain and restrict your mobility. Learn more about how discs work and how to recognize herniated cervical discs.

Feb 17th, 2021
When Revision Lumbar Surgery Is Recommended

Reducing back pain is a primary goal of spine surgery. But if you’re still dealing with pain after you’ve healed from surgery, you aren’t out of options. Learn more about conservative treatment and when it’s time to consider revision lumbar surgery.

Jan 17th, 2021
Can You Treat Cervical Spinal Stenosis?

Cervical spinal stenosis is a narrowing of the spine in your neck. While it can cause pain, numbness, and weakness, finding an effective treatment plan could mean a life with fewer bothersome symptoms. Keep reading to learn more.

Dec 13th, 2020
My Spine Hurts! Could I Have Spinal Tumors?

Spinal pain can make daily life challenging, but it can also make you wonder what’s causing it. Spinal tumors are serious, often causing pain and weakness, but they’re also relatively rare. Keep reading to find out if your pain could be caused by a tumor.

Nov 10th, 2020
Treating Your Back Pain Without Surgery

Back pain can inhibit your life, and finding an effective treatment isn’t always easy. The good news is conservative treatments like physical therapy, steroid injections, and more can make a difference without the need for surgery. Read on to learn more.

Oct 15th, 2020
Am I a Candidate for Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery?

When conservative treatment isn’t enough to manage your back pain, surgery could be a good option. Minimally invasive surgery offers fewer risks and better outcomes than traditional surgery. Read on to learn more.

Sep 11th, 2020
Common Symptoms That Could Be Signs of Spinal Tumors

Spinal tumors are rare but serious. Symptoms vary based on the tumor’s size and location, often causing complications from back pain to nerve damage. Keep reading for signs you might have a spinal tumor.

Aug 11th, 2020
What Happens When You Fracture Your Spine?

Spine fractures can occur at any age due to a traumatic injury. You’re also at risk if you have osteoporosis. At every age and from any cause, spine fractures are potentially serious and require immediate treatment from an experienced neurosurgeon.

Jun 29th, 2020
Telehealth: The Advantages of Telemedicine

Struggles to get to the clinic? Trying to reduce your exposure to COVID-19, as well as other contagious illnesses, and still need to see your doctor? Telehealth is safe and easy — receive quality care from anywhere.

Dec 23rd, 2020