At SouthPalm Ortho-Spine we believe in patient education. The following articles address different elements of spine surgery..., from preparation to recovery and anything in between.
The "cage" is a medical piece of equipment that has been in the newspapers, magazines, journals, and Internet. It is one of the treatment options that may be considered depending on the specific characteristics of your spinal problem.
There are several different surgical procedures used to treat spinal stenosis. Listed below are the names and a brief description of each procedure. Once again, your doctor will explain which procedure or procedures will be performed during your operation.
Occupational Therapy is a skilled treatment that helps individuals achieve independence in all facets of their lives. The occupational therapist is a hand therapist who, through advanced study, specializes in rehabilitating patients with conditions affecting the hands and upper extremities.
An anterior cervical fusion is performed through an incision in the front of the neck. An anterior cervical fusion is used to remove pressure from nerve roots or the spinal cord caused by bone spurs or a herniated disc