• The Anatomy of the Spine

    The spine is among the most fascinating structures in the body. It has several functions, including supporting your weight to protecting the spinal cord. This video reviews the parts of the spine and how they function. There are 33 vertebrae that are connected by joints in the back of the spine. Ligaments stabilize the vertebrae, […]

  • Visit These Great Resources Below To Learn More About Treating Your Back Pain

      When you’re suffering from back pain, you’ll no doubt be searching for answers and relief.  In the following articles, you can find further information about the stages of degenerative disc disease, as well as learn when it might be time to have spinal surgery. In Nevada, the specialized skills of Dr. Perry from the […]

  • How Is Lumbar Disc Disease Diagnosed?

    As a patient with back pain, you may wonder how your doctor will diagnose your pain and determine if it is degenerative disc disease. In this video, you’ll learn how doctors utilize a few types of x-rays, as well as MRI scans, to evaluate the condition of your spine and spinal discs. These visual scans […]

  • Degenerative disc disease is a term used to describe spinal disc changes

    Exploring the Different Stages of Degenerative Disc Disease

    Degenerative disc disease is a term used to describe spinal disc changes that naturally occur as one ages.  Spinal discs are the soft discs that separate your vertebrae and act as shock absorbers for the spine, allowing your spine to bend, flex, and twist.  Spinal discs have minimal blood supply and, therefore, poor reparative ability. […]