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Minimally invasive spinal surgery involves the use of smaller incisions that minimize damage to the surrounding muscles and ligaments of the spine. These less invasive surgeries allow for additional benefits when compared to traditional surgeries, including faster recovery times, reduced infection and blood loss, and…
Resting between the vertebrae of your spine are discs (strong, pliable cushions) that act as shock absorbers and facilitate spinal movement. A herniated disc occurs when the outer wall of the disc ruptures and the gel-like substance from inside the disc leaks out and compresses…
Spinal stenosis is a narrowing of spinal canal that leads to compression of the spinal cord or nerve roots. The fellowship-trained spine specialists at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital offer a variety of treatment options for you.