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Tag / Spine Surgery


  • SpineNation spoke with several spine surgeons who perform lumbar artificial disc replacement, along with a physical therapist, to answer common questions about the procedure.

  • Lumbar artificial disc replacement has become a solid option over a spinal fusion. We spoke to several surgeons about the procedure and how they perform it.

  • Microdiscectomy is a minimally invasive spine surgery aimed to relieve pain or pressure on the spinal cord associated with a damaged herniated lumbar disc.

  • If you have degenerative disc disease in your neck, your doctor may recommend cervical artificial disc replacement. In this article, you'll learn about each artificial disc doctors used and how they work.

  • Spinal Fusion Surgery Chronicles
    March 16, 2021 | Articles

    Thoracolumbar spinal fusion surgery isn't common. It's also not common to see a centralized rupture of the spinal disc at the junction of the thoracic and lumbar spine areas. SpineNation ( staff member Kelly "Nerdzilla" Mendenhall recently shared her journey through a thoracolumbar spinal fusion with honesty and transparency in a 3-part blog series.