Any kind of pain – particularly when it impacts your spine – can be debilitating. And while you may think getting a second opinion can also be a pain, it can also be a life changing. That’s exactly what happened to the father/son pair, Joseph Infante, Sr. and his son, Joseph C.
When pro football player and coach Chet Parlavecchio’s arm went numb, he knew he needed to address it. And, thankfully he did – because ignoring the issue that stemmed from his neck could have resulted in devastating paralysis.
If you have cervical spinal stenosis, there are several things you should avoid to prevent further damage or aggravation of your symptoms.
A car accident left Sally Sherren with intense back pain. No amount of medication or physical therapy provided any relief. That all changed when Sally tried Nevro’s HFX Spinal Cord Stimulation system on a trial basis. Sally then had the system permanently implanted – and like the majority of HFX patients – she’s back to living pain free. Read Sally’s story and learn how Dr. Michael Rudman has enabled her to enjoy life’s simple pleasures once again.
With a chronic stiff neck, sporadic numbness in her arms and anxiety about what was really at play, Suzan Kip of Summit, New Jersey knew she needed medical attention. What she didn’t know was that her neck, or cervical spine, was so severely damaged that she was actually at risk of becoming a quadriplegic.
A Second Opinion on Spine Surgery Leads Patient to Promising Clinical Trial, Pain Relief from SpondylolisthesisAdmin2022-03-30T11:55:25-04:00
Altair Health neurosurgeon Scott A. Meyer, MD performs first TOPS™ replacement in New Jersey
Leading neurosurgeon Dr. Jay Chun advises on what to do when you need care for potentially life-altering neck injuries.
Dr. Scott A. Meyer, who is leading the way in spine health, recently spoke about how artificial disc replacement surgery is redefining cervical spine surgery.
Neurosurgeons are highly trained medical professionals specializing in the brain, spine and peripheral nervous system. The work they perform is regarded as some of the most complex within the medical field, in part because of how specialized and intricate these parts of the body are. Many symptoms related to neurosurgery, such as back pain, can be very complex – and it doesn’t help that there are many misconceptions surrounding the specialty.