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Types of Spondylolisthesis

Spondylolisthesis is the destabilization of the spinal vertebrae. This condition occurs when a vertebra in the spine slips forward out of its proper position and onto the bone below it. Spondylolisthesis can be caused by several factors, including disease and injury. One of the most common symptoms is back pain that can radiate down to… Read More »


Top Patient Questions about Radiosurgery

For patients living with tumors, lesions, or certain functional disorders, there can never be too many tools to aid in treatment. One such tool is Stereotactic Radiosurgery (SRS), an innovative, non-surgical option for patients living with these abnormalities or disorders. Essentially a precise form of radiation therapy, radiosurgery is a non-invasive alternative to more traditional… Read More »


Welcome

Welcome to our blog! Within this regularly updated feature of our website, we will provide visitors with practice news and specials, as well as information regarding the most recent technological advances and new treatments in Non-Invasive Brain and Spine Surgery. We believe that patient education and open communication with your doctor is the key to… Read More »


5 Major Causes of Spinal Stenosis

Spinal stenosis occurs with the narrowing of one or more areas of the spine, which places pressure on the spinal cord and the nerves that travel through the spine. Some people may not show any symptoms, but many experience pain, numbness, muscle weakness, and issues with bladder or bowel function. Pain, numbing, and cramping can… Read More »


How to Prevent Spinal Injuries

Spine injuries can occur for a multitude of reasons. They’re painful, inconvenient, and sometimes very dangerous to our health. Although there isn’t always a cure for a spinal trauma, it can typically be prevented. Let’s look at how to reduce your risk of spinal injury, partially according to the Mayo Clinic, below. Top 5 Ways… Read More »


Tips for Safer Lifting

Many back injuries occur during lifting. To help protect your back and avoid painful injury, follow these safer lifting tips: First, plan and prepare for the lift. It only takes a moment to ensure your safety, but the pain of a back injury can be long lasting! Ensure you have a safe and clear path.… Read More »


Welcome

Welcome to our blog! Within this regularly updated feature of our website, we will provide visitors with practice news and specials, as well as information regarding the most recent technological advances and new treatments in Neurological Surgery. We believe that patient education and open communication with your doctor is the key to achieving healthy, fully… Read More »


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