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Archive for the ‘Spine Condition’ Category

Disc Herniations in the Neck with Dr. Herzog Video Transcript Below   Patients who have disc herniations in the neck can present with acute severe neck pain. They may also present with more chronic pain. Disc herniations occur where the disc ages, and small fragments on the disc can protrude outward, and, if they’re compressing […]

[Video] Scoliosis with Dr. Herzog

June 24th, 2022 by Lauren

Scoliosis by Dr. John C. Herzog, Spinal Surgeon What is Scoliosis Scoliosis is curvature of the spine that can occur at any point in someone’s life. It may be congenital, a child may be born with scoliosis as an infant. It may be acquired. One of the most common causes of scoliosis is what we […]

[Video] Sciatica with Dr. Keshmiri

May 20th, 2022 by Lauren

  Dr. Keshmiri of Saratoga Spine Talks About Sciatica – Video Transcript Below Sciatica Sciatica is a very common reason that we see patients in the office. This refers to pain in the leg caused by a pinched nerve. Common Causes of Sciatica Common causes of sciatica include disc herniations in the low back, spinal […]

What are Bone Spurs?

May 16th, 2022 by Lauren

If you’ve had imaging done on your spine you may have been told that you have bone spurs. But what are bone spurs? How did you get them? And are they causing the pain in your neck or back? What are Bone Spurs? Bone spurs, medically known as osteophytes and enthesophytes, are locations where the […]

Cervical Spondylosis

April 4th, 2022 by Lauren

What is cervical spondylosis? The term cervical spondylosis is sometimes used interchangeably with arthritis of the neck. But what does that really mean? Neck Anatomy Inside the neck is the uppermost portion of the spine. The portion is called the “cervical” section of the spine. Therefore, when we hear a term like “cervical spondylosis” we […]

 Dr. Keshmiri talks about Disc Herniation and When It Can Become an Emergency (Transcript Below) When is Cervical Disc Herniation an Emergency? Patients who present to the office with disc herniations in their neck typically have severe pain that radiates down their arm so they have numbness and tingling. Occasionally they can have some […]

[Video] Spondylolisthesis with Dr. Herzog

October 22nd, 2021 by Lauren

Spondylolisthesis Overview with Dr. Herzog (Transcript Below) Spondylolisthesis is a common condition that affects the human spine. It’s actually a slippage of one vertebrae in relation to the bone below. What Are the Causes? There are a variety of causes. Some are congenital, some are acquired. Symptoms Patients can present with low back pain. They […]

What is a Compression Fracture of the Spine? Our spines are a column of many individual bones (vertebra), separated by cushion-like discs (inter-vertebral discs). The shape of each vertebra is complex and is made up of a central almost-circular “body” and a more irregular shaped “arch”. The vertebral body is the load-bearing part, separated from […]

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