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    What Causes Pinched Nerves in the Spine?

    When a nerve is somehow compressed or impinged, it may be referred to as a pinched or irritated nerve. A pinched spinal nerve can develop when any of the surrounding structures or tissues fail to give the nerve enough space. In some cases, this may require spine surgery to address, such as when bone spurs […]

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    Taking a Closer Look at Spinal Stenosis

    If you’re experiencing persistent back pain , it may be time to visit a spine doctor. You may be diagnosed with spinal stenosis if you have symptoms such as pain that radiates either down to the legs or through the shoulders and arms. The pain may be accompanied by numbness, weakness, and a “pins and […]

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    Signs That You’re a Good Candidate for Spine Surgery

    The decision to have spine surgery should not be taken lightly. Every surgical procedure carries some risk of complications and patients can be sidelined for a while during their recovery. Most patients who suffer from back pain do not need spine surgery ; conservative treatment options are typically sufficient. However, there are some circumstances in […]

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    Thoracic Spine Conditions: Symptoms and Surgical Solutions

    There are three main regions of the spine. The top portion is the cervical region, the thoracic region is the middle, and the lumbar region is the bottom. Because the lumbar region is responsible for supporting a great deal of weight and much of the spinal movement occurs in the cervical region, these two sections […]

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    Herniated Discs in the Lower Back

    If you suffer from chronic or severe spine pain or low back pain , you may have a herniated disc. Herniated discs typically occur as a result of degeneration of the spinal discs. When this condition occurs in the lower back, it can cause extreme pain and sciatica, and may make it difficult for you […]

  • How to Keep Your Back Healthy

    If you suffer from spine problems or back problems, you may need to visit a spine doctor for treatment. A spine docto r or spine surgeon can recommend various treatment options, including minimally invasive surgery. Watch this video for tips on how to keep your back healthy so you can avoid spine problems. In the […]

  • Common Spinal Deformities

    Spinal deformities can cause spine pain and back pain , but a spine surgeon can treat them very effectively. Spine surgeons and spine doctors provide patients with safe, minimally invasive surgery to correct spinal deformities and provide pain relief. Keep reading to learn about a few of the most common spinal deformities in America. Scoliosis […]

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    A Look at the Vertebroplasty Procedure

    Vertebroplasty is a form of minimally invasive surgery that is performed by a spine surgeon in an outpatient procedure. This spine surgery is used to stabilize and treat compression fractures in the spine. If you’re suffering from spine pain due to a fractured bone in the spine, visit a spine doctor or spine surgeon near […]

  • What Causes Scoliosis?

    Scoliosis is a condition in which the spine curves in an S shape. For some patients, scoliosis is mild and causes few, if any, symptoms. Other patients struggle with back pain and deformities that require treatment. There are several different types of scoliosis, each with its own cause. Continue reading to find out more about […]

  • Anatomy of the Thoracic Spine

    The thoracic spine is located in the middle of your back. Because it attaches to your ribs and doesn’t move as much as your cervical or lumbar spine, the thoracic spine is less likely to be the source of back problems. However, some patients do need spine surgery for problems that originate in the thoracic […]