Back Pain - Failed Back Surgery Syndrome

Spinal fusion complication: Post-surgical pelvic pain in women and the post-surgical treatment options

Ross Hauser, MD., Danielle R. Steilen-Matias, MMS, PA-C. Our website contains many articles on the problems of undiagnosed damaged or injured spinal and pelvic ligaments causing lower back and sacroiliac pain. In this article, we will discuss the problems of women who underwent spinal fusion and came home with pelvic […]

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Alternatives to spinal fusion surgery and revision spinal fusion surgery

Ross Hauser, MD Spinal fusion surgery complications and treatment options If you are seeking alternatives to spinal fusion or a revision spinal fusion surgery, you probably have years of medical care behind you. Your case has become “complicated,” “difficult to treat,” and your medication consumption may have increased dramatically as […]

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When Spinal Cord Stimulators are not helping

Ross A. Hauser, MD., Danielle R. Steilen-Matias, MMS, PA-C. When Spinal Cord Stimulators are not helping In our many years of helping people with spinal pain, we have seen many patients with Spinal Cord Stimulation systems (SCS) implanted in their spines. We have also seen many patients who had these […]

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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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Is your MRI or CT Scan sending you to a back surgery you do not need?

Ross A. Hauser, MD, Danielle R. Steilen-Matias, MMS, PA-C Is your MRI sending you to a back surgery you do not need because of fear and panic? In this article, we are seeking to offer one simple piece of information. Your MRI may be sending you to a spinal surgery […]

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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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