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Scoliosis Correction

Ideopathic scoliosis is a curvature of the spine.  If the curvature is severe enough, a spinal fusion surgery may be indicated.   The following link shows an animation of a minimally invasive fusion technique. Why neuromonitoring… During the procedure, the neurophysiologist is continually testing the integrity of the long tracts that travel the length of the…(Read More)

Posterior Cervical Fusion

A posterior cervical fusion is performed to stabilize the neck, often this is necessary following a fracture of one or more cervical vertebrae. Why neuromonitoring… &nbsp…(Read More)

An ACDF is performed for several reasons, disc herniation or degenerative disc disease is among the most frequent diagnosis. When one or more discs become herniated, they push into the spinal canal and begin compressing the spinal cord (spinal stenosis). A herniated disc can also push to the side and begin compressing the nerve root…(Read More)

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