Common Types of Spinal Surgery

Common Types of Spinal Surgery

The most common reason for spinal surgery is unresolved back pain, neck pain, leg and arm pain, and pain in the hands or feet due to compression of the spine from cervical or other spinal cord issues. Diseases of the spine, such as spinal stenosis, bulging discs, and...

What Is Spinal Stenosis?

Spinal stenosis, a narrowing of the channel occupied by the backbone, places pressure on the nerves and spinal cord. The narrowing can occur anywhere along the spine, but most often happens in the low back. Symptoms The condition causes low back and leg pain. When the...

What Is Spinal Fusion Surgery?

Are you considering a spinal fusion? A surgeon may recommend spinal fusion to relieve pain and restore a person’s ability to perform day-to-day activities. Only you and your doctor can decide if this operation is right for you. How Does a Spinal Fusion Work?...