Category Archives: Spine Surgery

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Cervical Stenosis

Cervical stenosis refers to when the spinal cord or spinal nerves in the neck are compressed. If there is spinal cord dysfunction with this type of spinal stenosis, symptoms can include pain, weakness and numbness in the shoulders, arms, hands, … Continue reading

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XLIF: Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery Technique for Lumbar Spinal Fusion

Lumbar spinal fusion is a common technique to help patients with back pain, who have failed non-operative treatment. There are many new surgical techniques that are being developed to improve the results of lumbar fusions. Minimally invasive spine surgery (MIS) … Continue reading

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How to Diagnose and Treat Back Pain

Almost everyone will experience low back pain at some point in their lives. This pain can vary from mild to severe. It can be short-lived or long-lasting. Understanding your spine and how it works can help you understand why you … Continue reading

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Pinched Nerves in the Neck

Cervical radiculopathy is a disorder where a nerve in the neck is pinched. It manifests itself as pain radiating from the neck into the shoulder blade and typically down the affected arm. The exact location and pattern of pain varies … Continue reading

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