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Determine Whether Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery is Right for You

Written by Channel 6 Portland. Posted in Herniated disc in neck, Spinal surgeon

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Physical ailments associated with your spine or neck can have a serious impact on your day to day life, from being able to maintain a consistent work schedule to being able to play with your children or grandchildren. If you have had chronic pain in these areas it may be time to contact your local spinal surgeon, who can best advise you as to which medical procedure can best resolve the issue. One such option may be spondylolisthesis treatment.

In some cases, minimally invasive spine surgery to deal with such conditions as cervical spinal stenosis. The condition is characterized by increased stress placed on the spinal chord when the spinal column ceases to be wide enough. As with several of these conditions, they are often brought about by the onset of increased age in patients.

Spondylolisthesis treatment may be necessary if a vertebrae within the spinal column coming out of place, and can be evidenced by a rigid back or a constricted hamstring. The condition known as a “hangman’s fracture” is a subset of spondylolisthesis. In this case, your spine doctor can guide you through the process of surgery with minimal discomfort, stress, or invasive treatment. Its important be aware of the prospective viability of spondylolisthesis treatment for you.

Talk to your spinal surgeon. Even if you determine that a minimally invasive surgery is not for you at this time, you will have assessed your medical situation through consultation and be better equipped to handle the condition in the way that best suits your needs. Do you have more specific questions about spondylolisthesis treatment or general conditions which may require the assistance of a surgeon? Leave your queries and comments below. Check out this website for more: lenardmd.com

Comments (7)

  • August 29, 2013 at 8:22 pm |

    If I have pain similar to what’s described above, can my regular doctor help me determine whether or not a spinal surgeon should be contacted?

  • February 20, 2014 at 7:40 pm |

    The article doesnt go into specifics about the consequences of not treating these medical conditions. Does anyone know where I can find out more about this issue in particular?

  • Troy Parker
    March 23, 2014 at 12:32 pm |

    The article doesnt go into specifics about the consequences of not treating these medical conditions. Does anyone know where I can find out more about this issue in particular?

  • April 22, 2014 at 12:36 pm |

    The article doesnt go into specifics about the consequences of not treating these medical conditions. Does anyone know where I can find out more about this issue in particular?

  • May 22, 2014 at 12:37 pm |

    The article doesnt go into specifics about the consequences of not treating these medical conditions. Does anyone know where I can find out more about this issue in particular?

  • June 21, 2014 at 12:39 pm |

    The article doesnt go into specifics about the consequences of not treating these medical conditions. Does anyone know where I can find out more about this issue in particular?

  • July 21, 2014 at 12:40 pm |

    The article doesnt go into specifics about the consequences of not treating these medical conditions. Does anyone know where I can find out more about this issue in particular?

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