Motion Preservation Surgery of the Spine: Advanced Techniques and Controversies: Expert Consult: Online and Print

Motion Preservation Surgery Text Book by James J. Yue (Author), Rudolph Bertagnoli (Author), Paul C. McAfee (Author), Howard S. An (Author) Book Link: Motion Preservation Surgery This is the most authoritative text available at the time of this writing (August 2008). * Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences * Pub. Date: June 2008 Product Description New motion-preserving […]

Video: Lumbar Spinal Fusion for Fracture

Actual Lumbar Spinal Fusion Although the background of this patient is not revealed in the Video it is clearly a trauma as there is discussion of a fracture and whether the patient will regain use of his legs. I am showing this video so those who have not seen spinal surgery can get a “feel” […]

Recommended Health Forums including Spinal Surgery Discussion

This page is a list of links to places we have found where you can discuss your medical and health problems. Medical Forums typically consist of people discussing problems they already have while Health Forums should be places people discuss preventative health concerns. However the terms seem to be used interchangeably. Unfortunately many Health Forums […]

Artificial Disc Replacement Lumbar Spine Surgical Outcome

Anyone with Back Pain has been told “Surgery is the last resort”. Most people do not require surgery and should not have surgery until every possible conservative treatment has been exhausted. However for those cases that do warrant surgery there is a new alternative to the current “Fusion” methods. The alternative is Artificial Disc Replacement. […]