Spine FAQ

The Comprehensive Spine Center of Dallas has the ability to fix your spinal disorder and cure your pain. We are totally focused on relieving your pain with the most advanced spinal treatments.

Below you will find answers to some common spinal questions about spine pain, spine disease, and spine injury. The Comprehensive Spine Center of Dallas hopes you will find this information helpful and informative, but, as always, we remind you to consult with a physician. Schedule an appointment.

IS THERE ANY TREATMENT FOR CHRONIC PAIN SYNDROME?
I HAVE BEEN TOLD THAT I HAVE LUMBAR DEGENERATIVE DISK DISEASE. DO I NEED SURGERY?
WHAT IS A PSEUDOARTHROSIS?
WHAT IS RETROLISTHESIS?
WHAT IS ARACHNOIDITIS AND IS THERE ANYTHING I CAN DO FOR PAIN RELIEF?
WHAT IS SCHEUERMANN’S DISEASE OR SCHEUERMANN’S KYPHOSIS?
WHY WAS I TOLD I MUST QUIT SMOKING BEFORE MY SPINE SURGERY?
WHAT IS SPINA BIFIDA?
HOW ARE SPINAL CORD STIMULATORS IMPLANTED?
CAN YOU DESCRIBE THE FUSION PROCESS?
WHAT IS SPONDYLOLISTHESIS AND IS SURGERY THE ONLY TREATMENT?
WHAT IS SPONDYLOSIS?
I HAVE A THORACIC DISK HERNIATION. WHAT IS THE TREATMENT REGIMEN FOR THIS CONDITION?
CAN YOU GIVE ME SOME INFORMATION ON CERVICAL HERNIATED DISKS?
WILL SURGERY HELP A CERVICAL SPINE WITH DEGENERATIVE DISK DISEASE?
CAN YOU EXPLAIN WHAT SPINAL CAGES ARE AND WHY THEY ARE USED?
CAN YOU GIVE SOME GENERAL INFORMATION ON ADOLESCENT IDIOPATHIC SCOLIOSIS?
WHAT ARE THE TREATMENT OPTIONS FOR ADULT DEGENERATIVE SCOLIOSIS?
CAN YOU DESCRIBE WHAT’S INVOLVED WITH A DISCOGRAM?
WHAT IS KYPHOSIS AND IS THERE ANY TREATMENT FOR IT?
WHAT IS A LAMINECTOMY?
WHAT IS SPINAL STENOSIS?
CAN YOU EXPLAIN THE MICRODISKECTOMY PROCEDURE?
WHAT IS A MYELOGRAM?
CAN YOU GIVE ME INFORMATION ON LUMBAR FUSIONS AND THE USUAL RECOVERY TIME?
COULD YOU TELL ME WHAT’S INVOLVED IN EPIDURAL INJECTIONS?
CAN YOU GIVE SOME GENERAL INFORMATION ON ADOLESCENT IDIOPATHIC SCOLIOSIS?
MY DOCTOR RECOMMENDED THAT I HAVE THE INSTRUMENTATION REMOVED FROM MY BACK. WILL THAT RELIEVE MY BACK PAIN?
WHAT IS ANKYLOSING SPONDYLITIS?
WOULD YOU COMMENT ON THE PEDICLE SCREW ISSUE?
WHAT IS SPONDYLOLYSIS?

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