Study Shows Patients Maintain Or Improve Golf Handicap After Spinal Fusion

A study by Dr. Frank Phillips, co-director of the Minimally Invasive Spine Institute at Midwest Orthopedics at Rush provides good news for golfers needing spinal fusion surgery. The study was conducted over four years. Qualified patients had one or two lumbar spinal fusions. 91 percent of patients were recreational golfers while 50 percent claimed golf […]

Leading Spine Surgeon Dr. Michael A. Gleiber Relocates Practice to West Palm Beach, FL

Dr. Michael A. Gleiber, MD, FAAOS, a leading minimally invasive spine surgeon, has relocated his headquarters and practice to a new state-of-the-art location in downtown West Palm Beach, Florida. Dr. Gleiber’s new location was selected because it offers three key benefits: Added Convenience: Dr. Gleiber’s Concierge Spine Surgery has a global patient reach; the new […]

Foraminal Stenosis Answers

According to Preaveen Kadimcherla, MD, and orthopedic spine surgeon at Atlantic Spine Center, many back pain patients suffer from foraminal stenosis. Foraminal stenosis occurs when the spinal nerve roots that run through openings in the spinal column called foramina become compressed. This narrowing of the foramina causes pain, tingling, numbness and/or weakness in the arms […]

First Human Implantation of Triadyme-CTM Cervical Total Disc Replacement Device

Dr. William D. Smith successfully completed two in-human total cervical disc replacements using Dymicron’s unique Triadyme-C cervical total disc replacement device. The patients are said to be responding well to the implantation. Dr. William D. Smith said, “The Triadyme-C is unique in its composition and design, most notable for its diamond compact. This design may […]

Ventura Spine & Disc offers Non-Surgical Spinal Decompression

Ventura Spine and Disc recently added Non-surgical Spinal Decompression to its list of specialized services for neck and back pain. Non-Surgical Decompression can treat many serious neck and back pain and conditions such as the following: Sciatica Herniated and Bulging Discs Pinched Nerves Degenerative Disc Disease Spinal Stenosis Post-Surgical Pain Non-Surgical Spinal Decompression works by […]