Tagged Spine

Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion (ACDF)

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

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: Relief for Herniated Discs

Posted on April 24, 2016 to News and Press

Do you or someone you know have a herniated or bulging disc? A minimally invasive procedure called Microdiscectomy could provide relief for pain caused by a lumbar herniated disc. Herniated discs occur when the soft center of a spinal disc pushes through the tougher exterior casing. The herniated disc can press on the nerves near […]

Tagged: Back pain, herniated disc, leg numbness, leg pain, microdiscectomy, Spine

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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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4 Ways to Avoid Holiday Back Pain

Posted on November 24, 2015 to News and Press

The holidays are here, and for many of us that means traveling to see friends and family. Whether you’re flying, driving or catching a train, you are going to be sitting for a prolonged period of time. Keep your travels comfortable and you back pain-free with these four tips: Pack it light Over-packing is easy […]

Tagged: air travel, auto travel, Back pain, Holidays, lumbar support, posture, Spine

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