Dinner & More with Total Joint Specialist Matthew Barber, MD & Spine Specialist Kevin Donahoe, MD

Posted on July 18, 2019 to Community Events, News and Press

Dinner & More with Total Joint Specialist Matthew Barber, MD & Spine Specialist Kevin Donahoe, MD

AOC cordially invites you to join us for Dinner & More with Matthew Barber, MD Total Joint Specialist  & Kevin Donahoe, MD Spine Specialist. WHEN: Thursday, August 29th, 2019 at 5:30 WHERE: Health Actions PT & Fitness, 210 Brookwood Road, Atmore, Al 36502 Please RSVP to Shauna Dean by  August 22nd, 2019: EMAIL: shauna_dean@alortho.com PHONE: 251-410-3686

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Lunch & More with Total Joint Specialist Matthew Barber, MD & Spine Specialist Kevin Donahoe, MD

Posted on July 14, 2019 to Community Events, News and Press

Lunch & More with Matthew Barber, MD Total Joint Specialist & Kevin Donahoe, MD Spine Specialist

AOC cordially invites you to join us for Lunch & More with Matthew Barber, MD Total Joint Specialist  & Kevin Donahoe, MD Spine Specialist. WHEN: Thursday, August 29th, 2019 at 11:30 WHERE: Grove Hill Senior Center, 113 Clark St., Grove Hill, Al 36451 Please RSVP to Shauna Dean by  August 22nd, 2019: EMAIL: shauna_dean@alortho.com PHONE: 251-410-3686 […]

Tagged: adult spine surgery, Dr. Barber, Dr. Donahoe, Spine, spine care

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Lumbar Fusion

Posted on January 22, 2018 to AOC Physician Articles, News and Press

Dr. Donahoe explains Lumbar Fusion when spinal fusion is used to stabilize the spine when arthritis has led to instability of the spinal segment.

Have you been diagnosed with a slipped disc in your back and your doctor recommended surgery? Spinal fusion is a procedure to stabilize the spine when arthritis has led to instability of the spinal segment (2 bones around the disc). This procedure is usually done along with a laminectomy to relieve the pressure on the […]

Tagged: adult spine surgery, arthritis, Lumbar Fusions, spine fusion, spine stability

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Lumbar Laminectomy

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Dr. Donahoe explains lumbar laminectomy and how the best results come from removing the pressure on “pinched nerves” in the neck or back.

Have you been diagnosed with spinal stenosis? Do you have difficulty walking any long distances without experiencing leg pain? Patients who have not improved after conservative treatment may benefit from surgery. During surgery, the bone spurs and arthritis are removed that place pressure on nerves that affect the legs and buttock region. Dr. Donahoe specializes […]

Tagged: Back pain, leg pain, lumbar laminectomy, neck pain, walking

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Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion (ACDF)

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Dr. Donahoe explains why Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion (ACDF) is one of the most successful procedures performed in spine surgery.

Have you been diagnosed with a pinched nerve in your neck? This condition can cause pain that radiates to the shoulder or arm. Patients who have not improved with conservative treatment including medication and physical therapy may be candidates for surgery. Patients typically spend one night in the hospital, and almost immediately after surgery are […]

Tagged: ACDF, Anterior cervical Discectomy and Fusion, neck, neck pain, Pinched Nerve, Spine

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Microdiscectomy-Lumbar

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Dr. Donahoe explains how low back and leg pain from a herniated disc or pinched nerve can be relieved by a Microdiscectomy-Lumbar procedure.

Low back and leg pain can be caused by a herniated disc or “pinched nerve”.  Like most spine surgeons, Dr. Donahoe gets the best surgical results from relieving pain caused by nerve compression. Patients who have not improved with medication and physical therapy may be candidates for a minimally invasion procedure done in our same […]

Tagged: Back pain, herniated disc, leg pain, Lower Back Pain, Pinched Nerve

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Cervical Spine: Get to know your neck

Posted on April 4, 2016 to News and Press

Do you know where your cervical spine is? If you guessed your neck, you were correct. The cervical spine plays an instrumental role in the spinal column’s flexibility and range of motion. Your neck consists of seven bones (C1-C7), which are separated by intervertebral discs. These intervertebral discs act as shock absorbers during daily activity […]

Tagged: cervical disc, cervical spine, neck, Spine

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AOC Announces the Addition of Two New Physicians

Posted on June 30, 2009 to News and Press

Dr. D. Kevin Donahoe grew up in Dothan, AL and has recently moved from Jackson, MS with his wife Laurie and their three children. Dr. Donahoe is Board Certified in Orthopaedic Surgery and will begin practicing with Alabama Orthopaedic Clinic in the middle of July 2009. Click here to learn more about Dr. Donahoe. Dr. […]

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