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Implants Used in Spine Surgery

In today’s competitive economy, medical device companies are constantly looking for ways to innovate and improve surgical implants in order to gain more value. The past few decades have seen major breakthroughs in the development of state-of-the-art spinal implants for use...

Surgical Treatment of Spinal Disc Disorders

Spinal disc issues are difficult to understand – and often misunderstood – for a number of reasons. For instance, medical professionals do not always agree on pain causation as related to the spinal disc, and patients often have a difficult time understanding this...

Preparing for Your Visit to a Spine Doctor

If your back pain isn’t responding to conservative treatments like the use of a heating pad, ice pack, or over-the-counter medications, you may be referred to a spine specialist or spinal surgeon for further evaluation. This does not mean surgery is necessary in your...

Advantages of Spine Surgery with Mazor Robotics Renaissance™

What is Mazor Robotics Renaissance? Mazor Robotics Renaissance™ is a robotic spine surgery guidance system that enables safe and accurate spine surgery. Spinal surgeons such as Dr. Joshua Rovner of Progressive Spine (Englewood and Edison, New Jersey) use advanced Renaissance...

New Jersey Spine Surgeon Profile: Dr. Joshua Rovner

Dr. Joshua Rovner is a renowned board-certified orthopedic surgeon. As a leading New Jersey spine surgeon who specializes in some of the most advanced orthopedic surgery procedures, Dr. Joshua Rovner has immense experience and education in the practice of orthopedicts. In this...

An Inside Look at Minimally-Invasive Spine Surgery

Minimally invasive spine surgery, also referred to as less-invasive spine surgery, is process where a spine surgeon uses specialized instruments and surgical technique to access the spine of the patient through drastically smaller  incisions. The benefits of minimally-invasive...

Are You a Candidate for Robotic Spine Surgery?

Robotic spine surgery has become well-known as highly-accurate and precise procedure that’s used to carry out spinal surgery with the aid of a mechanical guidance system. The most trusted and approved technology is the Mazor Renaissance Robot which allows both complex and...

Why is Physical Therapy an Effective Treatment Method for a Pinched Nerve?

Pinched nerve or compressed nerve is a condition where pressure on one or more nerves causes pain in various parts of the body. This condition may be caused by sustained periods of repetitive motion or remaining static in one position for a long time. Pinched nerve may also be...

When do You need to Visit a Spine Surgeon?

Spinal conditions such as herniated discs, spondylitis, myelopathy, and sciatica are not only painful but if left untreated, can also turn debilitating and prevent a person from going about his normal daily activities. Medication, restriction of activities, physical therapy, hot...

What does a Back Pain Doctor Treat?

A back pain doctor treats a host of orthopedic spine conditions in his patients. He uses a number of diagnostic and physical tests to determine the exact nature of the condition and the severity of the symptoms and then considers the age and general health of his patient before...
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