November2013

Bone Spurs in the Neck: Cervical Osteophytes

As we age, our bodies, and particularly our our bones and joints are the first to degenerate, or break down. 50 percent of people over age 60 suffer from osteophytes, or bone spurs, somewhere in their bodies. Cervical osteophytes are bone spurs that grow on any of the seven vertebrae[…]

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Cervical Degenerative Disc Disease

Your cervical discs act as natural shock absorbers, and when they begin to degenerate, it can cause lots of radiating pain in the arms, neck, and shoulders. In addition to the pain, cervical disc disease can also cause numbness, weakness, and loss of mobility. This process, known as cervical degenerative[…]

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Minimally Invasive Procedure: Posterior Discectomy

Cervical lamino-foraminotomy, more commonly known as posterior discectomy, is a minimally invasive procedure that provides high turnover rate in reducing radiating arm pain This procedure removes degenerated bone spurs and herniated discs that are compressing the spinal nerve and causing severe arm pain by using a posterior, or thru the[…]

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