Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery Expectations
If you have been told you might need surgery to address your back pain, you can consider yourself lucky. Not because youâ€™ll be going under the knife, but because of how advancements in todayâ€™s surgical techniques through minimally invasive spine sur...Read more
What to expect during theÂ Minimally Invasive Discectomy at DISC Spine Institute
â€śYou have a herniated disc.â€ť Those are five words no one wants to hear, but the condition is a reality for a growing number of people. Herniated discs can be caused by injury or accident, but are most often the res...Read more
Shooting sensation in leg: Where else can lower back pain come from...
You can be sitting at work, walking down the street, or in the middle of an intense workout when it hits. That crippling, shooting sensation in your leg is a telltale sign of sciatica, but if youâ€™ve never experienced it befo...Read more
Differentiating between Decompression and Fusion Surgeries
If youâ€™re suffering with chronic back pain and are under a doctorâ€™s careâ€”or are at least starting the process of researching spine doctorsâ€”youâ€™ve probably heard or read about decompression and fusion surgeries. But, it may not be ...Read more
You might think a ruptured disc, in your back would cause you to have terrible back painâ€”and, yes, it often does. (The word â€śrupturedâ€ť is somewhat of a giveaway!) But back pain is far from the only sign, and, in fact, some of the symptoms of a ruptured disc just might surprise you.
1. Sciatic...Read more