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FAQs on Recovery from Minimally-Invasive Spine Surgery
Posted on January 15, 2019 by Neuromicrospine

Medications and physical therapy may not be enough to relieve your back pain. If nerve compression or another spinal disc disorder is diagnosed as the back pain cause, you may be a candidate for MISS (minimally-invasive spine surgery). Unlike traditional spinal surgeries, MISS involves a far smaller incision (or no incision), which can enable a variety of spinal surgeries to be performed in an outpatient setting. At NeuroMicroSpine, Dr. Mark Giovanini – plus other physicians at our Florida sites – are trained specialists in neurosurgery.

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What is Leaky Disc Syndrome?
Posted on December 12, 2018 by Neuromicrospine

The discs in the spinal column can lead to disabling back pain in fomerly-active people. An age older than 60 is especially linked to disc degeneration, but accidents and repetitive stress injuries in younger adults are also common causes. As the cushioning function of the vertebral discs is eroded due arthritis or other reason, you can experience increasing levels of pain in your back. The term – “Leaky Disc Syndrome” – was coined to describe a particular feature of disc degeneration (referred to as annulus fibrosus tears).

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Posted on November 15, 2018 by Neuromicrospine

Poor posture in childhood can lead to spinal disc compression in adulthood. Meanwhile, most adults experience back strain at some point during their working lives (per an article in 2016 in the Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics). Whether a spine disorder is diagnosed at birth or at some later time in life, the consequence is usually pain and an adverse overall effect on quality of life. 

The following describes three of the foremost spine-related disorders affecting individuals at the following...

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