Back Pain - Degenerative Disc Disease

Platelet Rich Plasma Therapy and lower back pain

Ross Hauser, MD Many people who reach out to our center looking for options for their low back pain have done a lot of research on the various remedies available to them. This research probably came as the result of years of trial and error pain management of their low […]

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Types of conservative care treatments and spinal injections for low back pain, degenerative disc disease, lumbar instability

Ross Hauser, MD and Danielle Matias, PA-C Many people that read articles on lumbar or spinal instability are clearly still searching for some answers for their or a loved one’s chronic pain issues. These people are typically someone who have had many years of treatments, and, a list of general […]

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Alternatives to Epidural Steroid Injections for lumbar back pain

Ross Hauser, MD & Danielle Matias, PA-C This article will discuss low back and lumbar epidural steroid injections. For cervical spine epidurals please see our article: Cervical epidural steroid injections in complicated neck pain cases. Many people want to delay, avoid, or at best deeply prolong the need for spinal […]

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Can you realistically avoid lumbar surgery for bulging or herniated disc?

Ross Hauser, MD., Danielle R. Steilen-Matias, MMS, PA-C Many people will undergo very successful spinal surgeries. While there is a good success rate with lumbar surgery, some people will opt out of surgery for various reasons. If you are reading this article you know what these reasons are. You can’t […]

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Hip-spine syndrome: before and after failed hip replacement and lumbar spinal fusion

Ross A. Hauser, MD; Danielle R. Steilen-Matias, MMS, PA-C This article will present various scenarios in regard to someone’s combined problem of the lumbar spine and hip degenerative disease. In this article, you will see research that suggests a lumbar fusion can cause hip replacement dislocations if the hip replacement […]

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Facet Joint Osteoarthritis and Facet Arthropathy Treatments

Ross A. Hauser, MD, Danielle R. Steilen-Matias, MMS, PA-C As with many of the conditions we see at our center, the initial diagnosis of Facet Arthropathy or Facet Syndrome can be confused with other problems or they can be MRI apparent, meaning the facet joint degeneration is on an MRI, […]

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