Minimally invasive spine surgery

An Unsuccessful Spinal Operation isn’t the End of the Line

When you opt for a surgical procedure, it’s your hope that you’ll begin to feel better in the near future. Unfortunately, there is no guarantee of success, especially if you received bad advice upfront. Recently, we consulted with a patient who had undergone an unsuccessful spinal operation. During our conversations,[…]

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Spinal Instability is Treatable

Spinal instability is one of those conditions that’s difficult to assess and treat. Adding to the confusion is the fact that many primary care doctors don’t understand the condition and potential remedies. Recently, a primary care doctor referred a patient to our office with a bad case of spinal instability.[…]

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Minimally Invasive Surgery for a Herniated Disc

A herniated disc is typically accompanied by quite a bit of pain and discomfort. Unfortunately, this pain can radiate from the neck and back region into other parts of the body, such as the legs. Recently, a patient presented with a herniated disc at L3/L4, which had been bothering him[…]

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Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery: Things You Need to Know

No one wants to learn that they need spine surgery to correct an injury, however, you could find yourself in this position at some point. It wasn’t that long ago when traditional open back surgery was your only option. In addition to extended time in the operating room, this approach[…]

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The Type of Help You May Need After Back Surgery

Even if you have minimally invasive back surgery, it goes without saying that you’ll still want to get some help after your procedure. While your medical team will care for you in the hospital, once you head home you must make sure you have a support system in place. This[…]

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How to Prepare for Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery

Once you decide in favor of minimally invasive spine surgery, it’s important to turn your attention to the preparation process. You need to prepare your mind and body for the procedure, as this goes a long way in helping you during the recovery phase. Here are a few things you[…]

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There are Many Types of Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery

While there are still times when traditional open back surgery is required, minimally invasive spine surgery has become the preferred option for most patients. The primary benefit of minimally invasive spine surgery is the ability to correct a variety of conditions, including but not necessarily limited to: ·      Repair of[…]

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Returning to Work After Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery

If you come to find that minimally invasive spine surgery is the best way to treat your condition, you’re sure to have a variety of questions. Depending on your age and life circumstances, you may have concerns about when you can return to work. How soon you can return to[…]

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Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery: 3 Facts

Even with the many advancements in minimally invasive spine surgery in the recent past, some patients don’t truly understand what it can do for them. As you learn more about minimally invasive spine surgery, with a focus on the facts, you’ll come to find that it’s often a better solution[…]

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