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Disc Replacement Surgery

A spinal fusion fuses two or more discs into a solid unit, stopping movement and putting heavy stress on adjacent segments above and below the fusion. The case argued for disc replacement instead of fusion is that disc replacement allows for motion in the spine and has fewer side effects.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

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

Hip Arthroscopy

Hip arthroscopy has become a very common surgery and is most often performed for labrum tears in the hip joint or hip impingement. Unfortunately, however, while this surgery is billed as a less invasive option for open hip surgery, hip arthroscopy has its own long list of side effects and, in many cases, simply isn’t effective.Read more about Hip Arthroscopy

Knee Arthroscopy Surgery

Knee arthroscopy surgery is a very common procedure performed by orthopedic surgeons in an attempt to treat knee pain. Knee arthroscopic surgery is typically performed in an outpatient surgical facility where a small camera is inserted into the knee joint, which allows the surgeon an inside view of one’s knee to operate.Read more about Knee Arthroscopy Surgery

Knee Ligament Surgery

Knee ligament surgeries have become quite common, ACL (anterior cruciate ligament) surgeries average 250,000+ surgeries alone every year! These invasive surgeries have come under investigation in recent years, wondering the necessity, or need to be done.Read more about Knee Ligament Surgery