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Common Minimally Invasive Lumbar Herniated Disc Procedures

What are common minimally invasive lumbar disc herniation procedures? Compression and fracture of the disc located between the two vertebrae is the major cause of herniated disc. This causes the internal gel from the disc to escape into the spinal canal and the impact on the nerve. One of the most common sites for the [...]

Helpful Tips to Prepare for Back Surgery

When you are going to have surgery, many concerns may be on your mind, but by making a few preparations in advance, it can leave you free to focus on just getting well. A good place to begin is by arranging transportation home from your procedure. You won't be able to drive home due to [...]

Radiofrequency Ablation Demystified: A Cure for Arthritis of the Spine?

Radiofrequency ablation (RFA) is a medical procedure where an anatomical structure such as a tumor, a portion of the electrical conduction system of the heart, or a pain-generating structure is ablated or cauterized using the heat generated from a high frequency alternating current. One important advantage of RF current is that it does not directly [...]