Choosing a spine surgeon isn’t a decision to be taken lightly. Spine surgery is a major procedure, so it’s important to carefully consider your options and select an orthopedic surgeon who you can trust with your health and quality of life. Below are five things to look for when choosing...
The thought of undergoing breast cancer surgery might frighten you, but much of that fear can be attributed to the unknown. Knowing what to expect about your procedure can alleviate much of the nervousness you might have surrounding your procedure. Below is a look at what you can...
What is Botox? While Botox can be used for cosmetic reasons such as reducing wrinkles, it can also be used to help patients who suffer from chronic, sometimes debilitating headache disorders. In 2010, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the use of onabotulinumtoxin-A (Botox-A) injection therapy to effectively help reduce...Read More
Many people are unaware that the benefits of BOTOX® treatment go well beyond smoothing out forehead wrinkles. For over a decade BOTOX® has been an approved and highly effective treatment option for relieving severe paroxysmal headaches, better known as migraines. If you’re suffering debilitating, recurring migraines that disrupt your life, it’s...Read More
In previous months we’ve covered what to expect from your hip replacement surgery and knee replacement surgery. We’ve offered many helpful tips on how to prepare for your upcoming surgery, a high-level overview of what each procedure entails, and a brief discussion about recovery. Recovery is every bit as important as...Read More
If you’re experiencing hip pain that doesn’t seem to respond to medication and makes everyday activities such as getting dressed in the morning, standing from a seated position, or walking a challenge, it may be time to consider hip replacement surgery. Continue reading to learn more about what to expect...Read More
Knee replacement is one of the most commonly recommended orthopedic procedures yet, so patients put off this surgery due to concerns or fear about what to expect. If you’re considering knee replacement surgery, continue reading so we can help put your mind at ease. What to Expect: Knee Replacement Prior to...Read More
Minimally invasive laser spine surgery is a commonly practiced procedure, but many people don’t know what it entails. If you’re a candidate for spinal surgery or you know someone who is, you owe it to yourself to understand this procedure and the benefits it offers. What You Should Know About Laser...Read More
Robot-assisted surgery is becoming increasingly popular among spinal surgeons for a number of reasons. Better visualization, a smaller surgical field, and faster recovery time are just a few of the benefits that make the Mazor X™ and MAKO systems a popular choice among healthcare specialists. Continue reading to learn more...Read More
Advances in technology have changed the way spinal surgeons address a variety of spinal conditions and injuries. A host of minimally invasive surgical procedures that minimize risk, shorten recovery time, and help to avoid potential surprises in the operating room are now at your disposal. However, are these procedures worth the...Read More