Lumbar Epidural Steroid Injection

Lumbar Epidural Steroid Injection

  Lumbar Epidural Steroid Injection  Over 30% of Americans struggle with back or neck pain each year. That is over a third of the population! Fortunately, there are many options for treating back pain. In some cases, this can be treated easily through chiropractic help, physical therapy, or even hot and cold compresses at home. […]

The Fusion Alternative: Cervical Disc Replacement Surgery


Considering surgery to treat a problem cervical disc? Patients now have access to a new procedure to replace problem discs that offers faster recovery and greater mobility than traditional treatments. A new device called Mobi-C® Cervical Disc helpsfusions-not-the-only-option-for-cervical-disc-replacement-surgery recipients maintain neck motion and reduces the risk for further damage to the spine. This poses a great improvement over typical […]

Cervical Disc Problems and What You Can Do About Them


Neck pain is unfortunately common, especially if you’re recovering from an injury or advancing in age. But pain stemming from cervical disc disease can be especially debilitating, especially when the resulting pain and loss of mobility starts to affect your quality of life. Fortunately, there are new treatments available that offer better recovery, comfort and […]

Three Neck Pain Causes and Treatments


Determining which of the neck pain causes is involved is the first step to establishing an effective treatment plan. Treatment for problems affecting the neck – or cervical spine – range from rest and over-the-counter medication to spinal surgery. It’s best to work closely with an experienced orthopedic specialist to build a customized course of treatment. This […]

Do You Need Surgery for Neck Pain?


Neck pain can sometimes be treated using non-surgical methods, such as physical therapy, anti-inflammatory medications and steroid injections. But some problems are serious enough to require surgery for neck pain. Herniated discs and cervical spondylotic myelopathy are two conditions that often result in the need for cervical spine / neck surgery. Herniated nucleus pulposus, or herniated disc A herniated nucleus pulposus […]

Cervical Spine Anatomy Basics


In this blog, we’ll describe the components of cervical spine anatomy, including the vertebrae, ligaments, nerves, veins, and arteries that make up the neck. The primary function of the cervical spine is the mobility, support and protection of spinal canal and neural structures. The cervical spine is made up of: 7 vertebrae 6 intervertebral discs 8 […]