June 2020 Newsletter

WHAT? A ROBOT DOING MY SPINE SURGERY? Robotic-assisted spine surgery is not entirely new, but it is definitely improved. Dr. Roland Kent began doing research on early robotic technology in 2005, but the technology wasn’t quite ready for implementation at that time. Fortunately, a lot has changed in 16 years, and robotic-assisted spine surgery has…

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May 2021 Newsletter

WHAT EXACTLY IS A CHIROPRACTOR? Chiropractors focus on conditions of the musculoskeletal and nervous systems. Chiropractors are experts when it comes to spinal adjustments and restoring proper segmental joint motion within the spine. The purpose of the spinal adjustment is to restore mobility in the spine or other joints with tissue damage, which decreases pain…

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April 2021 Newsletter

WHAT IS ANTERIOR LUMBAR SPINE FUSION (ALIF)? During anterior lumbar interbody fusion, an incision is made in the front of the belly. A general or vascular surgeon and spine surgeon work as a team. The general/vascular surgeon clears a path to the spine, moving aside the vessels to the legs and internal organs. The spine surgeon…

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March 2021 Newsletter

Axis Spine March 2021 Newsletter

WHAT IS LUMBAR SPINAL STENOSIS WITH NEUROGENIC CLAUDICATION? Lumbar spinal stenosis is broadly defined as narrowing of the spinal cord or spinal nerves in the lower back. This is usually associated with back and/or leg pain that worsens with standing or walking and improves with sitting or leaning forward. Click Here To Read More: Axis…

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February 2021 Newsletter

WHAT IS AN ARTIFICIAL CERVICAL DISC REPLACEMENT? An artificial cervical disc replacement is a type of spine surgery in which a spine surgeon removes the damaged disc and replaces it with an artificial disc. The artificial disc is made of a polycarbonate urethane middle surrounded by cobalt chrome. Click Here To Read More: Axis Spine…

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January 2021 Newsletter

This will be a publication dedicated to a new and interesting topic each month. We will cover topics that include different approaches to spine surgery, physical therapy and its purpose, stem cells, pain injections, and more! Click Here To Read More: Axis Spine Center’s January 2021 Newsletter  

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