A basic understanding of the spine’s anatomy and its functions is extremely important for patients with spinal disorders.
A basic understanding of the spine’s anatomy and its functions is extremely important for patients with spinal disorders. This article provides a straightforward o… https://www.princetonbrainandspine.com/spine-surgery/spinal-anatomy/
XLIF (eXtreme Lateral Interbody Fusion) is a newer minimally invasive procedure which is performed through the side of the body. The procedure is used to treat spinal disorders and to reduce long-term back or leg pain
XLIF - eXtreme Lateral Interbody Fusion
In order to facilitate and provide greater access to care for patients, Dr. Tormenti is now providing services through a separate company:… https://www.princetonbrainandspine.com/spine-surgery/xlif-extreme-lateral-interbody-fusion/
By following five tips for a healthy spine, you’ll build them into your daily life. You’ll never regret making these changes!
Tips for a Healthy Spine
Each year back pain effects millions of people in the United States. As a result, many people see their quality of life diminish. Hobbies cannot be enjoy… https://www.princetonbrainandspine.com/patient-tip/tips-healthy-spine/
Do you use a laser in your spinal surgeries? No. I am trained in laser surgery. It has almost zero usefulness in your spine surgery and in fact may be harmful.
The Laser Myth in Spine Surgery
By Mark R. McLaughlin, MD, FACS, FAANS
“Do you use a laser in your spinal surgeries?”
That question makes the hair stand up on the back of … https://www.princetonbrainandspine.com/spine-surgery/laser-myth-spine-surgery/
There are several ways to treat Synovial Cysts. Let’s take a look at some treatment options, including the one that is best.
Dr. Mark McLaughlin discusses synovial cysts. What are they? Why do you have a synovial cyst? What can be done?
What You Need to Know about Spinal … https://www.princetonbrainandspine.com/spine-surgery/synovial-cysts/
Cancer pain, pain from failed back syndrome, and/or pain from reflex sympathetic dystrophy (RSD) can all be difficult management issues
Surgical Pain Management
The physicians of Princeton Brain and Spine provide the latest technology in the ever-changing field of surgical pain management. These conditions inclu… https://www.princetonbrainandspine.com/spine-surgery/surgical-pain-management/
What is Radiculopathy ? It's a medical term that simply means irritation of a nerve root. It happens when something in the body is squeezing, pinching or leaning on a nerve, causing pain, weakness or numbness.
Spinal Radiculopathy Cervical and Lumbar
Dr. Mark McLaughlin is a New Jersey based neurosurgeon serving northern Pennsylvania and south-central Jersey.
In this article … https://www.princetonbrainandspine.com/spine-surgery/spinal-radiculopathy-cervical-and-lumbar/
Spinal fusion is a surgical procedure in which two or more vertebrae are joined or fused together. Fusion surgeries typically require the use of bone graft to facilitate fusion.
PLIF, ALIF and TLIF - Spinal Fusion Procedures
Spinal fusion is a surgical procedure in which two or more vertebrae are joined or fused together. Fusion surgeries typically requi… https://www.princetonbrainandspine.com/spine-surgery/plif-alif-and-tlif-spinal-fusion/
As the name suggests, minimally invasive spine surgery allows the surgeon to make smaller incisions in the skin and avoid large muscle retraction. The surgeon uses a thin telescope-like instrument, called an endoscope, which is inserted through a small in…
Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
For many years, traditional spinal surgery has usually involved making a large incision up and down the middle of the back, and spreading apart (… https://www.princetonbrainandspine.com/spine-surgery/minimally-invasive-spine-surgery-overview/