Spine Health

Artificial discs: Not all they claim to be

Lower back pain can have many root causes, with one of them being degenerative disc disease that could lead to an unstable spine.  Up to now, the main surgical treatment of an unstable lumbar spine was spinal segmental fusion.  However, clients now have the choice of having an artificial disc implanted instead. Even though this

By |September 26th, 2012|Blog, Spine Health|

Emerging controversy in spine surgery research

Imaging this scenario:  You've been suffering from chronic back pain for many months and you've tried multiple therapies, injections, medications, etc to no avail.  The next step is to go and consult with the neurosurgeon who recommends a fusion of the vertebral segments that they determine are the source of your pain.  They outline all the risks, chances

By |August 7th, 2011|Blog, Spine Health|
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