As most of us know, Tiger Woods has been through many surgical procedures, including spinal fusion surgery. And unfortunately, the terrifying Tiger Woods car accident Tuesday in Los Angeles left him with open right leg fractures. Now, Tiger Woods has undergone surgery to insert a rod, screws, and pins to keep his left leg and [...]
Lumbar spinal fusion recovery can take months. After three months, exercise becomes part of recovery.
I had a lower back surgery with Dr. Anup Gangavalli and it was a successful one I want to thank you Doctor G. and his staff in Plantation you guys are great. I live in Homestead and came all the way to Plantation to have my surgery with Doctor G. It was worthy I feel [...]
Spine surgery can be a daunting thought. People often wonder if there are minimally invasive options. Minimally invasive surgery (MIS) is possible for the spine. But, it will not be as simple as a single band-aid. In fact, MIS is not ideal for every circumstance. And each case must be individually assessed to make the proper decision [...]
I love Dr. Chacin! He gives the best epidural injections. Do not be afraid to get one. The injections really help. He is very caring. Dr. Sahai is nice as well. He told me I needed surgery 3 years in a row without pushing me to make a decision in 3 weeks he is going [...]
My introduction to Dr. Gangavalli began on the day my left arm and hand experienced such severe numbness I couldn’t button my shirt or tie my shoes. An MRI was prescribed by a neurologist and upon review he immediately ordered me to the emergency room. The next day I was in Dr. Gangavalli’s office. With [...]
My experience with Dr. Gangavalli has been amazing!! I have suffered with cervical spine problems for 6 years. Dr Gangavalli has an incredible bedside manner that makes you feel at ease with your surgery, he performed an ACDF on me and I have not felt better!!
What are Common Minimally Invasive Lumbar Disc Herniation Procedures? A disc compression and fracture located between the two vertebrae is the leading cause of a herniated disc. In fact, the inner gel from the disk escapes into the spinal canal when this occurs. Therefore, impacting the nerve. One of the most usual sites for the herniated disc is [...]
I went to see Dr. Sahai due to constant sciatica, and after an MRI, I was diagnosed with a herniated disc and spinal stenosis.I tried shots in my back, knowing it was only a temporary fix. The shots only lasted a few weeks and the pain returned. I knew that surgery was the only way [...]
I had lumbar surgery with Dr. Sahai six months ago. I was in terrible pain and three of my lumbar vertebrae had collapsed. I am happy to say that I am 100% better, pain free and back to normal activities including pilates and I even signed up for my first 5k marathon this September. I [...]