Intralaminar Lumbar Microendoscopic Discectomy

Overview This minimally-invasive procedure, performed through a tube called a cannula, is designed to relieve the pain caused by herniated disc tissue pressing against nerve roots in the spine. The surgery is performed under general anesthesia, and the patient is allowed to leave the hospital the same day. Preparation The...

Where Does Neck Pain Begin?

Where Does Neck Pain Begin? Neck pain is a common problem that severely impacts the quality of your life. It can limit your ability to be active. It can cause you to miss work. Many different causes may lead to pain in your neck. About the Cervical Spine Let's learn...

Spondylolisthesis: Causes, Symptoms & Treatments

What Is Spondylolisthesis? The word Spondylolisthesis comes from the Greek word spondylos, which means "spine" or "vertebra," and listheses, which means "slipping, sliding or movement." Spondylolisthesis is the result of one or more of the vertebrae in the spinal column slipping out of alignment onto the vertebrae below it. Congenital...

Facet Joint Syndrome

What Is A Facet Joint Syndrome? The most common cause of low back pain is caused by facet joint arthritis or facet joint syndrome. Facet joint syndrome is the general pain in the joint between two spinal vertebrae. It is more commonly referred to as osteoarthritis. Facet joints allow the...

What Is Text Neck?

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Sciatica: Causes, Symptoms & Treatments

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