Other Surgical Procedures

  • Dynamic Stabilization

    Dynamic stabilization of the lumbar spine involves two different types of procedures, with one of them being a total disc replacement either in the lumbar or cervical spine.  The other form of dynamic stabilization is a technology that is being developed to provide stability to a lumbar spine that is

  • Interspinous Process Spacers

    The spinous processes are located in the very back of the spinal column near the skin surface.  They are palpable on your own body by taking your hand to the center of your back throughout its course you can feel sharp prominences in the midline that are the spinous processes. 

  • Spine Deformity Reconstruction

    Spine reconstruction techniques have evolved over the years and currently involve the use of cutting edge technology such as artificial disc replacement for movement preservation, minimally invasive techniques to provide relief for fractures or disc disease, robot assisted surgical procedures and other more traditional procedures. Spine reconstruction may be recommended if

  • Lumbar

    Lumbar Laminectomy Surgery

    A lumbar laminectomy is also known as an open decompression and typically performed to alleviate pain caused by neural impingement that can result from lumbar spinal stenosis. A condition that primarily afflicts elderly patients, spinal stenosis is caused by degenerative changes that result in enlargement of the facet joints. The enlarged

  • Lumbar Microdiscectomy Surgery

    In a microdiscectomy or microdecompression spine surgery, a small portion of the bone over the nerve root and/or disc material from under the nerve root is removed to relieve neural impingement and provide more room for the nerve to heal. A microdiskectomy is typically performed for a herniated lumbar disc and