Back Pain

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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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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Sacroiliac Joint Dysfunction Symptoms and Treatment Options

Ross A. Hauser, MD, Danielle Steilen-Matias, PA-C Sacroiliac Joint Dysfunction Treatment – What can help you, what may not Many patients that email or call our office are under the impression that Sacroiliac Joint (SI Joint)  Dysfunction can only be cured with spinal fusion surgery. So they are going to […]

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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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Non-surgical treatment options and surgery outcomes in lumbar spinal stenosis

Ross Hauser, MD., Danielle Matias, PA-C In this article, we will examine the challenges and findings of researchers looking for the optimal treatment of lumbar spinal stenosis. If you are like many people that we see at our clinic, you have had recurring and chronic back pain for some time. […]

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