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
Chronic back pain: The causes of severe lower back pain
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 before, you might not...Read more
Why back Issues are more prevalent in the Fall
Feeling that unmistakable twinge of lower back issues or neck pain? It’s a telltale sign of fall thanks to the increased stress level that is often associated with the season. Between kids being back at school, holidays coming up, and the everyday st...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