Neuromusculoskeletal conditions are complex. We consider it our mission to help you manage your pain while restoring as much function as possible. Our treatments, including minimally invasive spine procedures and joint replacement, cover a broad range of orthopedic conditions. Our spine and orthopedics team includes experienced neurosurgeons, orthopedic surgeons and physical therapists who collaborate to develop a unique treatment plan for each patient.
We use the least-invasive, multidisciplinary methods to effectively treat spine, joint and pain-related disorders. We strive to deliver the best-possible outcome with minimal invasiveness and the shortest recovery time.
Our team understands that these types of conditions can feel overwhelming to our patients and their families. Every single one of our healthcare professionals is committed to being sensitive, responsive and clear in their interactions with you and your loved onekeeping you informed and aware of your condition and treatment options.
We know that neurological conditions have a significant impact on the quality of life of our patients. We listen attentively to your needs and goals, and we combine that awareness with our medical expertise in order to construct the most personalized treatment plan for you.
This revolutionary surgery has been shown to provide 60%-70% relief from chronic lower-back pain by eliminating motion and by creating more room for the nerve roots. Removing the disc also protects against recurrent disc herniation.
Although significant postoperative rehabilitation is required for both the abdominal and lower-back musculature, patients can generally return to their activities of daily living after recovery from the procedure.
Shoulder pain that increases at night or gets worse with movement could be a sign that you need medical attention, especially if the area around the joint is tender. If you’re losing sleep because of shoulder pain, you should speak with a specialist.
Over time, joints in the knees and hips naturally deteriorate. If you have consistent trouble walking or climbing stairs, it could be a sign that your joints may be damaged and you should consult a specialist.
If you commonly drop things, or if you have had a tingling in your thumb or in your index or middle finger, it’s possible that you have carpal tunnel syndrome. If you find yourself in frequent pain or with a reduced sense of fine motor control, you should see a doctor.
Repetitive motion can create stress injuries in the muscles, tendons and nerves. If you’re experiencing pain as a result of your daily exertion, speak with a specialist to figure out your options.
Persistent or chronic pain in your joints is a sign that something is wrong. This pain can be associated with inflammation around the joints. However, it can also be a sign that the bones of the joints are rubbing together and can be a sign of arthritis — so talk with your doctor about the best course of action for you.
Have you recently suffered from a soft-tissue injury, such as a sprained ankle or twisted knee? If you have not noticed any major improvements in pain or swelling after the first 48 hours, you may need to see an orthopedic specialist for evaluation and treatment.
Back pain is considered chronic if it lasts more than 3 months. If you can’t remember a specific time when your back didn’t hurt, you should see a spine specialist.
In severe cases, accidents or injuries can cause the discs in your spine to rupture. If you’re feeling consistent pain that you can attribute to an injury, it’s time to schedule an appointment with a doctor.
Radiculopathy is when your spinal nerve root is injured, compressed or inflamed. Pressure on your nerve can cause pain to travel down your back and legs or up your neck and down your arms. If your back and legs are in pain without a clear cause, consult a spinal specialist.
Numbness or weakness in your legs that lasts more than a couple days might be a sign of a serious condition and should be discussed with a doctor.
Serious conditions can put pressure on the nerves in your spine, which causes tingling or numbness. If you feel unexplainable and persistent tingling sensations or numbness in your hands, legs and feet, contact a specialist.
If your back pain prevents you from driving, going to work and doing chores, you may want to make an appointment.
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