Back Pain - Spinal Fusion Surgery

Causes and Treatments of Failed Back Surgery Syndrome

Ross Hauser, MD., Danielle R. Steilen-Matias, MMS, PA-C. You are likely reading this article because you are looking for some answers to your diagnosis of failed back surgery syndrome. You have probably been told that many people have very successful surgeries, and that is very true, but failed back surgery […]

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Sciatica and lumbar radiculopathy treatments

Ross Hauser, MD and Danielle Matias, PA-C You have been diagnosed with sciatica and lumbar radiculopathy You went to your doctor concerned about a burning pain and numbness sensation in your buttocks, legs, and feet. Often the pain will wake you up in the middle of the night. You may […]

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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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Spondylolisthesis in the athlete Vertebrae misalignment due to ligament weakness

Ross Hauser, MD Spondylolisthesis occurs when a weak area of bone, in conjunction with stretched ligaments, allows vertebrae to slip and pinch a nerve, resulting in terrible back pain and radiating pain down the leg. Spinal instability and secondary muscle weakness can also predispose the spine to osteoarthritis. In this […]

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