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Anterior Cervical Discectomy & Fusion Surgery (ACDF)
Anterior Cervical Discectomy & Fusion Surgery (ACDF)

Injury and degeneration can cause problems to the neck (cervical) region of the spine. When this occurs, symptoms can range from mild to severely limiting and sometimes dangerous. Thankfully, there are minimally invasive surgical techniques that can correct these...

CERVICAL STENOSIS WITH MYELOPATHY
CERVICAL STENOSIS WITH MYELOPATHY

Your spine does the crucial job of protecting your spinal cord which is encased within a cavity called the spinal canal. Part of the central nervous system, the spinal cord sends and receives information from the brain to and from all parts of the body. If, as a...

Kyphosis Disorder
Kyphosis Disorder

Back pain can be debilitating, anxiety-inducing, and interfere with daily activities, but there are treatments! In our SPINE ANATOMY 101 post, we discussed the structure of the spine. With this understanding, we can delve into conditions where the spine is impaired...

TESSYS VS iLESSYS ENDOSCOPIC SURGERY
TESSYS VS iLESSYS ENDOSCOPIC SURGERY

Endoscopic surgery is the next evolution in spine surgery, with endoscopic fellowships being offered in major teaching institutions throughout the world. Two minimally invasive methods, TESSYS and iLESSYS, provide more gentle endoscopic-technique options for spine...

SCIATICA
SCIATICA

Have you ever heard someone complain about their “sciatica acting up” and wondered what they meant? In this post, we will discuss what that means and what treatment options are available. Wonder no more! THE SCIATIC NERVE Nerves have the very important role of...

What Does “Minimally Invasive” Mean?!
What Does “Minimally Invasive” Mean?!

When it comes to spine surgery, the words “minimally invasive” are the ones you want to hear!  While there is currently no specific medical definition qualifying minimally invasive spine surgery, it refers to the idea of minimizing collateral damage during surgeries...

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