This article will review a recent study published in Spinal News International by Dr. Gornet and colleagues that specifically took a look at five–year data on cervical two level cases comparing disc replacements to the gold standard anterior cervical discectomy and fusion. A disc replacement is a device that is used to replicate the natural… Continue Reading Two Level Cervical Disc Replacement VS. Two Level Fusion
If you complete a google search about spine surgery, there’s almost for certain going to be a pop up about laser spine surgery. Laser spine surgery has boomed, and many patients are unaware of the differences between this technique of surgery and other advanced surgical techniques that are already available.
Recent studies have been looking at the development of Heterotopic Ossification (HO) after a Cervical Disc Replacement. Heterotopic Ossification can simply be explained by bony growth outside the normal skeleton. Cervical Disc Replacement has been an alternative procedure for avoiding a fusion type of operation.
At Prairie Spine & Pain Institute, we have launched a medical treatment that we believe is the future of medicine. In this article we will talk about stem cells, and specifically mesenchymal cells. Working in Orthopaedic spine, we often have to do invasive surgeries with rods, screws, and internal hardware. What if we could avoid… Continue Reading Stem Cells and Why You Should Consider Them
At the Prairie Spine and Pain Institute, Dr. Kube uses x-ray guidance to remove stem cells from an area of higher concentration in your body, concentrates the cells with a patented device, and injects them into your injured or painful area to potentially boost your body’s healing process.