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
Surgery. If you’ve been told you need it to treat your back pain, you may not be loving that word right about now. But whether you are having minimally invasive spine surgery or a traditional procedure, you can put your mind at ease simply by knowing what’s ahead.
Why minimally invasive?
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 you’ve never experienced it befo...Read more
Among all the joy of the holidays, seeing loved ones, and spending cherished time together, there is a painful reality for some: lower back pain. For those who suffer from this painful yet all-too-common ailment, the thought of cramming themselves into a tight, stiff airplane seat for hours on end a...Read more
In today’s world, it’s hard to avoid sitting down for much of the day. But it’s also hard to avoid hearing about and dealing with the risks of spending so much time on our rear. And the danger is real; sedentary behavior can result in an increased risk of cardiovascular heart disease, type 2 d...Read more