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Our Best Post-Back Surgery Recovery Tips

Back surgery isn’t a walk in the park — but it really helps your pain. One of the most important aspects of back surgery is the recovery process. Keep reading to learn about tips to make your recovery smooth and successful.

May 1st, 2022
When Is It Time to Consider Surgery for Your Back Pain?

When back pain affects your life, relief is necessary. But how many times do you try conservative treatments before considering back surgery? Keep reading to learn when the appropriate time is to think about going under the knife for back pain.

Apr 1st, 2022
Bad Habits That Make Your Carpal Tunnel Symptoms Worse

Wrist and hand pain can be indicative of carpal tunnel syndrome. But did you know that certain bad habits could be worsening your symptoms? Keep reading to learn more about what could be making your carpal tunnel worse.

Mar 1st, 2022
What Can Be Done for Spondylolisthesis?

When you have back pain, it could be caused by so many different conditions. However, if it’s related to spondylolisthesis, what can you do to decrease the pain? Keep reading to learn what treatments are available for spondylolisthesis.

Feb 1st, 2022
What Is the iFuse Implant System?

Back pain is sometimes because of a problem in your sacroiliac joint. When you have this kind of pain, your life can be severely affected. Keep reading to learn how the iFuse implant system® can help you finally kick your back pain to the curb.

Jan 1st, 2022
How to Choose a Neurosurgeon for Your Neck Surgery

If you need surgery on your neck, you’re likely nervous with a million questions spiraling through your brain, like how do you choose the right surgeon? Keep reading to learn how to properly select a neurosurgeon for your neck procedure.

Dec 1st, 2021
Why Do I Have Lumbar Fractures?

If you’ve ever had a broken bone in your back, you know it’s no walk in the park. But if you haven’t suffered an injury, why do you have back fractures in the first place? We share some of the causes of lumbar spine fractures.

Nov 1st, 2021
How Spinal Stenosis Is Diagnosed

Back pain is a terrible symptom to suffer from — especially when it's due to spinal stenosis. But how can you be sure that's the true cause of your pain? Dr. Kellogg shares how spinal stenosis is diagnosed, and what treatment you can expect.

Oct 1st, 2021
Do I Need a Disc Replacement?

Chronic pain in your back or neck is a real drag — especially when no treatment has worked. However, a disc replacement could be just the thing you need. Learn when a disc replacement can help you overcome pain in your spine.

Sep 1st, 2021
Understanding the Different Types of Spine Surgeries

When your back pain is so persistent that nothing helps, it might be time for surgery. But with so many different types of spine surgeries, how do you know which one you need? Our expert discusses the many types of back surgery.

Aug 1st, 2021
How a Spinal Cord Stimulator Works

Chronic pain is debilitating, especially when it affects your back. There are a lot of treatments out there, but none quite like a spinal cord stimulator. Learn more about this revolutionary device and how it helps kick your pain.

Jul 4th, 2021
Are You at Risk for a Herniated Disc?

Back problems are something you don't want in your life. Sometimes, though they aren't avoidable — or are they? Learn more about your risk for developing painful conditions like herniated discs.

Jun 2nd, 2021
Recognizing the Signs of Spinal Stenosis

Back issues can be a real pain — no matter what the cause. However, if spinal stenosis is the culprit, the pain can be unbearable and may lead to other issues as well. Learn more about the symptoms of this condition.

May 19th, 2021
Lumbar Microdiscectomy and Treatment of Sciatica

Sciatica is really unforgiving and makes you miss out on the things you love. If you’ve been living with sciatica pain for months, you may feel hopeless. But you don't have to live with it forever. Find out more about our surgical treatment.

Jan 19th, 2021
Telehealth: The Advantages of Telemedicine

Struggles to get to the clinic? Trying to reduce your exposure to COVID-19, as well as other contagious illnesses, and still need to see your doctor? Telehealth is safe and easy — receive quality care from anywhere.

Dec 23rd, 2020
Welcome To My Blog

Within this regularly updated feature of my website, I will provide visitors with practice news, as well as information regarding the most recent technological advances and new treatments in brain and spine surgery.

Oct 25th, 2018