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Revision Spine Surgery: Can It Be Avoided?

All surgical procedures carry some degree of risk. Due to the complex nature of spinal surgery, associated risks may be compounded compared to surgical procedures performed on other parts of the body. Because spinal surgeries generally have an effectiveness rate of approximately 95%, communication between doctor and patient is paramount. Most spinal surgeries achieve the… Read More »



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What is Myelopathy?

Myelopathy is a spinal condition in which the spinal cord suffers significant compression. Pressure on the spinal cord should not be mistaken for compression on nerve roots as they exit the spinal cord or pass through spinal disc space (that is radiculopathy). Myelopathy is also different than myopathy, a condition in which the nerves within… Read More »





What is Degenerative Disc Disease?

The spine is a very intricate and complicated part of the human body that plays an integral role in good health and daily function. Between the interlocking bones of the spine called vertebrae, are discs. Discs serve the vertebrae much like the soles of sneakers do, to absorb shock from impact.  When the discs become… Read More »


What is CyberKnife Radiosurgery?

CyberKnife Radiosurgery is a highly-advanced, non-invasive alternative to traditional surgery. While this surgery contains the word “knife,” there are actually no scalpels associated with this procedure! Instead, it uses computer-controlled robotics to deliver high doses of radiation to both cancerous and non-cancerous tumors. It can treat tumors in various areas throughout the body. Best of… Read More »


Subdural Hematoma: An Overview

A subdural hematoma is a blood clot that forms near the brain under the dura, which is the protective covering of the brain. Hematomas generally have to be removed as they can compress brain tissue and cause life-threatening complications. Keep reading to learn more about signs, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of subdural hematomas. Causes A… Read More »


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