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Posted on September 22, 2018 by Rachel Cohen

Spine and Becker’s Spine Review recently touched on whether or not the microscope in minimally invasive surgery makes a difference. The two publications provided data concluding that the use of a microscope (slightly) increased the average operating room time and had comparable infection rates to those not using a microscope. Results can be seen below.

*Results from Spine Journal study:

23,670 elective spine procedures identified.
2226 (9.4%) used...

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Posted on September 17, 2018 by Rachel Cohen

One thing that sets Dr. Mark Giovanini of NeuroMicroSpine apart from other spine surgeons is his personal and transparent approach to spine care. The neurosurgeon strives to deliver honest, unbiased information based solely on the patient’s healthcare needs.

Therefore, when patients complain of back pain and are not necessarily candidates for minimally invasive spine surgery, Dr. Giovanini may recommend other forms of treatment. Wellness medicine has always been a big part of the doctor’s practice, because he believes in providing a variety of spine care solutions available to the...

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Posted on September 16, 2018 by Rachel Cohen

About This Blog:

  • Treatment for chronic neck pain varies depending on the cause, location, and severity of pain.
  • Patients with neck pain lasting more than a few weeks or months may benefit from conservative treatments as well as minimally invasive spine surgery.
  • Dr. Mark Giovanini of NeuroMicroSpine discusses surgical interventions for those with chronic neck pain.

Chronic neck pain may be caused by any number of conditions or ailments, including a degenerative disease, traumatic injury, or natural wear and tear from...

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