Spine Surgery

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Neurosurgeon and Orthopedic Surgeon: How they are Similar and How they Differ

When conventional therapies fail to achieve the desired outcome for back or neck pain, it becomes necessary to consider specialized spinal care. Your primary doctor may advise you to consult with a spinal surgeon or a neurologist. In one instance – the spinal surgeon – the reason for consult may be clear. Here, we discuss …

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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 …

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Choosing Between a Neurosurgeon and an Orthopedic Surgeon for Spinal Surgery

Spine surgery is often associated with orthopedics due to the familiar concept of the bony spinal column. The spinal column, comprised of multiple vertebrae, provides structural support and flexible mobility for the body. The spinal column also serves to protect delicate neural structures such as the spinal cord and nerve roots. The spinal cord is …

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