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Herniated Disks - A Real Pain in the Back

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A herniated disk results when one of the small, spongy disks between your spinal vertebrae becomes damaged. These disks act as cushions between the vertebrae, absorbing shock and keeping the spine flexible. The damaged disk may bulge or break open, compressing the nerves. Read more →

Minimally Invasive Techniques for Lumbar Stenosis

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Lumbar stenosis is the gradual narrowing of the space where nerves pass through the spine. This narrowing can compress and irritate the nerves branching out from the spinal cord, causing pain or numbness in the lower body. Read more →