Ross Hauser MD Research Reviews

Recent Research on Elective Cervical Spine Surgery

Ross Hauser, MD. This article is part of a series on the different types of cervical spine surgery often performed for Degenerative Disc Disease or Degenerative Cervical Myelopathy. Other articles in this series: Reviews of posterior cervical laminectomy and fusion Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion Cervical adjacent segment disease: Risks […]

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Reviews of posterior cervical laminectomy and fusion

Ross Hauser, MD Extending a posterior cervical fusion into the upper thoracic spine A May 2022 study in the Journal of Neurosurgery. Spine (1) led by doctors at the Combined Neurosurgical and Orthopedic Spine Program, Department of Orthopedics Surgery, University of British Columbia. Western University, London, Ontario, the University of […]

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Reviews of Diagnostic Imaging Technology for Cervical Spine Instability Ross Hauser, MD.

Ross Hauser, MD. Reviews of Diagnostic Imaging Technology for Cervical Spine Instability An April 2022 in the journal Health science reports (1) assessed clinical evaluation versus magnetic resonance imaging findings in patients with radicular arm pain. Here is what the authors wrote:  “Cervical nerve root compression can lead to radiculopathy […]

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Alternatives to cortisone shots: Updated reviews of corticosteroid options. Ross Hauser MD

Ross Hauser, MD Is Cortisone the only option for you? If you are reading this article, you are likely looking for answers for your long time pain problems that may offer some hope that you can get pain relief today, avoid a hip, knee, or shoulder replacement surgery, or get […]

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Dynamic Structural Medicine Ross Hauser MD Review of Treatments for Cervical Spine Instability

Ross Hauser, MD A coordinated and balanced effort between the musculoskeletal, neurologic, and vascular systems is required to maintain a healthy upright posture. It is underappreciated how subtle changes in spinal curvature, posture, and stability affect this delicate balance. Dynamic Structural Medicine Body mechanics in health and disease is an […]

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