Category Archives: Spine Surgery

Spine fusion | Princeton neurological surgery

The Basics of Spinal Fusion Recovery

Spinal fusion surgery is commonly performed to reduce compression on a group of nerve roots and prevent excessive motion between two or more vertebrae. The fusion is achieved by placing bone graft material between the affected vertebrae. Surgery may be necessary when pressure caused by a herniated disc or other abnormality is causing severe, debilitating… Read More »




Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery Hamilton, NJ

What is Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery?

Historically, spinal surgeries were performed using “open” techniques. Open surgery describes a process that involves larger incisions that may be several centimeters long. The incisions provide access to the internal structures on which surgery is performed. Over time, this manner of surgical performance has evolved into protocols that are less invasive. Now, minimally invasive techniques… Read More »



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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