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Ligaments of the Spine: Understanding Their Importance

It started as a dull ache and now has progressed.  It feels like a knife in the back of your neck and is preventing you from daily activities.  Medications, rest and conservative treatments have failed.  Your doctor noticed on x-ray that the bones are out of alignment.  He thinks you may have suffered a ligament … Continued

Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion (TLIF)

If you have been dealing with spine pain such as low back pain, neck pain, or nerve symptoms down the leg or arm and have failed all treatments – it is likely that your surgeon consultation went over the possibility of a Fusion!  Most Fusion techniques are described as PLIF, TLIF, or ALIF. Acronyms for … Continued

alternatives to laminectomy

Alternatives to Laminectomy

If you have had an MRI of your spine, you are probably like most patients. You read the MRI report and then google every term on your MRI report from the Radiologist trying to figure out what it all means! Alternatives to Laminectomy should be an important part of that search. Today you’re in luck, … Continued

Multifidus Pain: A New Free Study for Patients with Ongoing Low Back Pain

The multifidus muscle is an important stabilizer of the lumbar spine. Dr. Schultz discusses what the multifidus muscle is, its importance, what muscle atrophy is, the association between multifidus atrophy and low back pain, and a new, exciting study at the Centeno-Schultz Clinic using PRP injections.


prp for disc herniation

PRP for Herniated Disc, Bulging Disc, and Disc Protrusion

Dr. Pitts discusses PRP for Herniated Disc, Disc Bulge, and Disc Protrusion Transcript Hello, everybody. This is Dr. John Pitts of the Centeno-Schultz Clinic, where we are the leaders and inventors of much of the field of interventional orthopedics, which is basically treating and diagnosing musculoskeletal, orthopedic-type problems using injections and regenerative agents rather than … Continued


spinal fusion complications long term

Long-term Side Effects of Spinal Fusion

Spinal fusion is a major surgery where one or more of the spinal bones are fused together using screws, bolts, and plates. Dr. Schultz discusses spinal fusion complications long term and a novel approach to avoid fusion surgery.

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Annular Tear: Expert Advice that You Need to Know

The disc is an important shock absorber.  The center of the disc is the nucleus populous whereas the thick outer sidewall is the annulus. Dr. Schultz discusses what an annular tear is, its symptoms, and new innovative treatment options.