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Category: Back Pain

Dr. Mark C. Valente Among First Surgeons to Perform Groundbreaking New Procedure for Chronic Lower Back Pain

Dr Valente performs new intracept procedure
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

5 Herniated Disc Treatments

Whether it’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

Are robots taking over the operating room?

minimally invasive robotic surgery DISC Spine Institute
When you hear the term “robotic surgery,” do you get visions of Transformers-style beings stomping around the operating room? That might be how Hollywood would interprets it, but the reality of robotic spinal surgery is much different. This leading trend among minimally invasive surgical techniq...Read more

What are the benefits of minimally invasive spine surgery at DISC Spine Institute

What are the benefits of minimally invasive spine surgery at DISC Spine Institute
If you’ve been considering minimally invasive spine surgery, you are probably already familiar with many of the advantages over traditional surgeries, including smaller incisions, less time on the operating table and fewer complications. But choosing the right doctor can also have a huge impact on...Read more
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