3 Benefits of Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery

The first minimally invasive spine surgeries (MISSs) were performed in the early 1990’s. Since that time, neurosurgeons continuously improved surgical techniques and equipment to improve patient comfort and quality of life. As a result, almost all traditionally open...

How a Herniated Disc Causes Pain in the Extremities

Neck and back pain aren’t the only symptoms of a herniated disc. In fact, for many patients, symptoms first present in the extremities. Because of this, it’s important to know the relationship between a herniated disc and extremity nerve function. Let’s jump right in:...

When Is It Time to Consider Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery?

“How do I know if it’s time for minimally invasive spine surgery?”—that’s a great question. If you’re thinking about surgery, you want to make sure the time is right. Some of the key signs that can help you decide are: Non-surgical treatment hasn’t been effective. In...