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Spine Specialists: Neurosurgeon vs. Orthopaedic Surgeon

We are often asked by our patients with spine conditions which one is the better option to do their spine surgery, a neurosurgeon or an orthopaedic surgeon? At ONE® Brain & Spine Center®, both our neurosurgeon and orthopaedic surgeon may be considered as both are highly-trained and experienced to perform most types of spine […]

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Your Posture and Strides Help Fight Low Back Pain

Low back pain and the common cold are very similar. They hit almost every adult at some point and they leave you out of work and out of energy. Unfortunately, there is no one-time recovery pill that instantly takes the pain away. Instead, treatments and therapies are offered. Naturally, we all want to stay […]

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Woman’s Golfer Takes Number One Spot Despite Having Scoliosis

Its unbelievable to hear that of the vast majority of scoliosis cases, there is no identifiable cause. The telltale curved spine and body leaning are virtually unexplained. For patients with scoliosis, the spine deformity can cause severe back pain and altered functions of internal organs.
Offering exceptional spine care to the communities of Newport Beach […]

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What is Spinal Decompression Therapy?

Spinal decompression therapy is typically utilized to relieve pressure on a pinched nerve of the spine. Achieved both surgically and non-surgically, spinal decompression is often used to treat chronic back pain, disc herniation, sciatica, spondylolisthesis, and spinal stenosis.
For surgical intervention, a surgeon would perform a microdiscectomy. This minimally invasive procedure removes a herniated nucleus […]

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What Is Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery?

Any sentence ending with the word ‘surgery’ doesn’t sound too inviting. However, minimally invasive spine surgery has a nicer ring to it, as it should. This innovative procedure uses state of the art technology to reduce damage to tissue during the operation. The world-class team of neuro and orthopedic surgeons at ONE® Brain & […]

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Watch Out for Fungal Meningitis

Fungal meningitis paves a long road to recovery. According to the CDC, this rare infection is the result of the spread of a fungus through blood to the spinal cord. People with weak immune systems, such as those suffering from AIDS or cancer, are at a higher risk of contracting the meningitis, but that […]

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Vertebral Compression Fracture

A compression fracture in the back indicates a broken vertebrae. Referred to as vertebral compression fractures, this condition can be caused by osteoporosis, injury to the back, bone spurs or tumors, or a spine disease. If a vertebral compression fracture is not immediately treated, surgical intervention such as kyphoplasty may be necessary.
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Treating Spear Tackler’s Spine

Spear tackler’s spine is an injury to the portion of the spine just below the head (cervical spine). The name is derived from a football injury where two or more players run into each other using their heads on impact. The condition causes a narrowing of the spinal cord canal and can be very […]

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TLIF Spinal Fusion

Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion (TLIF) back surgery is the approach to a spinal fusion that works to stabilizing the vertebrae and the disc, with the goal of reducing pain and nerve irritation.

Different from an XLIF or ALIF, a TLIF spinal fusion is applied through the posterior (back) portion of the spine. A surgical implant […]

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Spondylolisthesis and Physical Therapy

The condition can be a mouth full. One of the most common causes of low back pain, spondylolysis, is a stress fracture in a bone (vertebrae) of the spinal column. Phonetically pronounced spon-dee-low-lye-sis, the disease weakens the bone and manipulates the alignment of the vertebrae.
If the weakened bone is unable to maintain its proper […]

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