SPINE STIMULATORS

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SPINE STIMULATORS

A spinal cord stimulator is an electrical device surgically placed beneath the skin that is controlled by the patient via a remote. A stimulator can relieve pain, and may be used in...

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STEREOTACTIC RADIOSURGERY

Stereotactic radiosurgery differs from “traditional” surgery in that there is no incision made in the patient. Instead, the patient is first securely fastened (“stereotactic”) using straps or a cage. Next, advanced 3D...

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CORPECTOMY

A corpectomy is a surgical procedure to remove a damaged vertebra from your spine to alleviate pressure on your spinal cord or nerves. It is very similar to a discectomy, but used...

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LAMINECTOMY

A laminectomy is a procedure to remove the lamina, or the backmost parts of the vertebrae, to relieve pressure on the spinal canal and decompress the nerves. The surgeon makes incisions in...

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KYPHOPLASTY

Balloon kyphoplasty, or simply kyphoplasty, is a minimally invasive technique used to treat vertebrae that have lost their shape or stability and are creating pressure on the nerves. Kyphoplasty is done to...

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ALIF

ALIF stands for Anterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion. This fusion surgery treats conditions affecting the lumbar spine. It is designed to treat lower back pain caused by the movement of the spinal vertebrae....

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MICRODISCECTOMY

A microdiscectomy, or simply discectomy, is a surgical procedure to treat a herniated disc. It is similar to ACDF, but is usually performed to treat sciatica (radiating leg pain) and sometimes lower...

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SPONDYLOLISTHESIS

Spondylolisthesis is a condition in which a vertebra slips out of alignment with the rest of the spinal cord, leading to spinal instability. The slipped vertebra may put pressure on the disc...

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SCIATICA

Sciatica is pain related to the sciatic nerve, which is a thick nerve that runs from the lower back and forks into both legs and feet. Sciatica is often described as a...

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OSTEOPOROSIS

Osteoporosis is a disease that occurs when the body is unable to replenish bone as quickly as it is broken down, decreasing bone density and causing them to become weak and brittle....

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