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
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
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 with a herniated disc or chronic back pain. For those who suffer from these painful yet all-too-common ailments, the thought of cramming themselves into a tight, stiff airp...Read more
Learn more about lower back and leg pain as Dr. Mark Valente explains the common causes and treatment options.