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Neck Pain? Posterior Cervical Microdecompression May Be The Answer!
Posted on August 14, 2017 by Rachel Cohen

There are several ways patients can treat their chronic neck pain. The first, and most common, is through conservative therapies, such as rest, ice, over-the-counter pain relievers, and physical therapy. However, as we have mentioned in the past, there is only so much conservative therapy can do to alleviate neck pain. In fact, it’s imperative patients seek medical care if their pain is interfering with their quality of life. These signs and symptoms could indicate a serious health problem, like a disc herniation, spinal stenosis, or a pinched nerve.  

That’s where Dr. Mark...

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Are You a Candidate for Lumbar Interbody Fusion?
Posted on July 25, 2017 by Rachel Cohen

One of the questions Dr. Mark Giovanini of NeuroMicroSpine gets asked most is whether or not someone is a candidate for minimally invasive spine surgery. More often than not, if a patient is suffering from chronic, debilitating pain related to a spine condition, they are usually considered a candidate for spine surgery. Still, there is a lot more that goes into determining surgical candidacy than pain levels. For example, if a patient’s vertebrae show serious signs of damage or degeneration in the lumbar spine, Dr. Giovanini may recommend a specific procedure to correct the problem, such...

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Spinal Stenosis Treatment: Lumbar Microdecompression
Posted on June 29, 2017 by Rachel Cohen

Dr. Mark Giovanini of NeuroMicroSpine has treated a vast array of spinal conditions and continues to do so today. One such condition that seems to surface time and time again is spinal stenosis, a disease that causes a narrowing of the spinal canal. Dr. Giovanini has treated many patients who suffer from this condition using a variety of minimally invasive techniques. One of the most common procedures he’ll perform for patients with spinal stenosis is lumbar microdecompression.

What is Lumbar Microdecompression?

As we alluded to previously, lumbar...

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