One minute, you’re fine. The next, you’re grabbing your back because of tremendous discomfort plus weakness, numbness, or a pins-and-needles sensation radiating down into your buttocks and legs. Pain from a herniated disc can come on quickly like this, and proper treatment can also help it go aw...Read more
A quicker surgical procedure. Less blood loss. A smaller incision. A faster recovery. These are all reasons why minimally invasive spinal surgeries (MIS) are surging in popularity. Another main advantage of this type of spinal surgery, which is a byproduct of all of those other benefits, is the lowe...Read more
Join Dr. Mark Valente of the DISC Spine Institute as he discusses ACDF, the most common neck procedure. Visit us DISCSpine.com to learn more about conditions, procedures or to schedule an appointment.
Is the cost of slipped disc surgery affordable?
If you have a slipped disc, your mind is probably focused on trying to get the pain to go away as quickly as possible. But once you start looking into potential treatments, especially as a worst-case scenario in which you need to have surgery, the cos...Read more
Differentiating between Decompression and Fusion Surgeries
If you’re suffering with chronic back pain and are under a doctor’s care—or are at least starting the process of researching spine doctors—you’ve probably heard or read about decompression and fusion surgeries. But, it may not be ...Read more