Back Pain

Lumbar discectomy surgery outcomes

Ross Hauser, MD and Danielle Matias, PA-C Many people have very successful lumbar discectomy procedures. These are typically not the people we see at our center. We see the people who had lumbar discectomy with less than hoped-for results and a worsening of their condition. In this article, we will […]

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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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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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Alternatives to Minimally invasive spinal surgery procedures

Ross Hauser, MD; Danielle R. Steilen-Matias, MMS, PA-C Why do people go for minimally invasive spine surgery? Many people benefit greatly from spinal surgery, including benefits from minimally invasive spinal surgery procedures. We usually do not see these people in our office. We see the people who had surgery and […]

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Why physical therapy, exercise and yoga did not help your low back pain. Ligamentous spinal instability.

Ross Hauser, MD., Danielle Steilen-Matias, MMS, PA-C. Many people will try physical therapy, exercise, yoga, Pilates, and other activities to alleviate their back pain. For many people, these exercises will be extremely beneficial. For others, benefits may be lacking. When physical therapy and exercise have been tried and pain and […]

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Piriformis Syndrome and Sciatica Pain

Ross A. Hauser, MD; Danielle R. Steilen-Matias, MMS, PA-C We see many patients who are not really sure what is wrong with them, or, they are diagnosed with a problem that they do not really understand. Such is the case with Piriformis syndrome. For some, since lower back pain is a […]

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