Spondylolisthesis is an often-painful and potentially dangerous condition in which instability causes one of the lower vertebrae in the spine to slip forward onto the vertebrae below it.
What Are the Causes of Spondylolisthesis?
The condition is often preceded by spondylolysis, which is a fracture...Read more
You may be thinking to yourself, â€śIt feels like a knife slicing down my leg,â€ť orÂ â€śItâ€™s the worst cramp Iâ€™ve ever had,â€ť orÂ â€śI thought the numbness and weakness were bad until the throbbing started.â€ťÂ Sciatica pain can express itself in several different ways, but no matter which sy...Read more
â€śOw, my back!â€ť Chances are youâ€™ve said that at least once in your lifeâ€”and probably more than once. Low back pain alone affects approximately 80 percent of adults at some point, and, according to the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS), is â€śthe most common cause...Read more
In the spirit of innovation that has helped make DISC Spine Institute an industry leader in back pain care and minimally invasive surgical treatments, the company has announced that Doctor Mark C. Valente is one of the first surgeons in the country performing a new FDA-approved, minimally invasive, ...Read more
Whether itâ€™s brought on by aging, by injury, or some other cause, a herniated disc is no fun. This very common condition can stop you right in your tracks, with acute pain you just want to get rid of as easily as possible. The good news is that there are a number of herniated disc treatments, and,...Read more