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Chiari Decompression Surgery

Chiari Decompression surgery can also called a Posterior Fossa Decompression or Craniectomy.  The Cranium is that part of ther skull that contains the brain.  Chiari Decompression surgery involves removing a bone at the base of the skull so as to widen the boney opening at the base of the skull.  This opening is called the Foramen Magnum.Read more about Chiari Decompression Surgery

Disc Replacement Surgery

The surgeon first accesses the spinal column (for example, in the cervical spine, the surgeon would access the spine through an incision in the front of the neck). From here the surgery is quite aggressive as the disc is scraped and chiseled out of the disc space.Read more about Disc Replacement Surgery

Facet Cyst Treatment

When a cyst develops on a facet joint in the spinal column, it can be painful and even debilitating for many patients. However, some patients may not even know they have a facet cyst as they may be asymptomatic. If you’re in the former category, and your cyst has been wreaking havoc in your back, your doctor may throw out the S word—”surgery.Read more about Facet Cyst Treatment

Gluteus Medius Tendonitis Treatment

Gluteus medius tendonitis, also known as hip tendonitis, is a condition characterized by inflammation of the tendons surrounding the gluteus medius muscle, a key stabilizer of the hip joint. This inflammation often results from overuse, muscle imbalances, or repetitive stress on the hip, leading to pain and discomfort in the outer hip and buttock region.Read more about Gluteus Medius Tendonitis Treatment

Graston Technique

The Graston Technique® (GT) is a manual therapy used to diagnose and treat soft tissue injuries and pain. It involves using handheld instruments that allow clinicians to detect and treat scar tissue and adhesions in muscles, tendons, and ligaments.Read more about Graston Technique