Blogs - Virginia Spine Specialists

Car Accidents Often Result in Back, Neck Pain

A car accident has the potential to cause a variety of injuries, with those associated with the back and neck extremely common. Recently, we consulted with a patient who was injured in a near-fatal car accident on a local highway. After several months of dealing with daily pain and discomfort,[…]

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Patient Seeks Help After Failed Surgery

When you agree to undergo any type of surgical procedure, it’s your hope that it’ll all be worthwhile in the end. Unfortunately, there are times when this doesn’t happen. Recently, we consulted with a patient who was struggling with the aftermath of a failed spine fusion surgery. After reviewing his[…]

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Home Improvement Project Results in Serious Injury

At our practice, we consult with patients who have suffered back and neck injuries in a variety of ways. Recently, a patient presented after suffering an injury during a home improvement project. After receiving treatment at an orthopedic practice, which included physical therapy and medication, the patient decided to move[…]

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After 3 Years of Pain, Patient Finds Relief

When a patient presents with symptoms of a back or neck injury that have been lingering for many years, we take great pride in putting their mind at ease and helping them find the relief they’ve been seeking. Recently, we consulted with a patient suffering from severe leg problems as[…]

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Don’t Guess, Get the Help You Need

Many patients come to us after months or years of testing, guessing, and hoping that their problem would simply go away. When it comes to back and neck issues, there’s never a good time to guess. Not only can this result in additional harm, but it also holds the patient[…]

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Spinal Fusion Brings Patient Relief

After many years of pain and suffering, a patient visited our practice to better understand the cause of his back and neck pain. Upon learning more about the patient’s situation, we determined that a spinal fusion was the best way to treat the problem once and for all. While the[…]

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Dr. Sharma Helps Patient After Serious Car Accident

A car accident, even one in which you don’t suffer an injury, is a traumatizing experience. However, things can quickly go from bad to worse if you find that you’re dealing with a serious injury. Recently, a patient consulted with Dr. Sharma after a near-fatal car accident on a major[…]

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Surgery Can Correct a Sciatic Nerve Problem

If you come to find yourself suffering from sciatic nerve pain, you may begin to assume there’s no answer to your problem. In fact, your doctor may even tell you that you have no choice but to live with the pain and discomfort. Of course, that’s not what you want[…]

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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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