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Cervical Fusions in the NFL

Football is fun to watch, and play.  But,  as a  NFL player,  you are one down away from injury.  Unfortunately,  some injuries can be career ending.   I had previously blogged about the  rates of disk herniations in the NFL.  But, there is not much information about the results of certain surgically treated injuries until recently.  […]

Why Plates and Screws?

So,  your surgeon says you need spine surgery.  And,  it is a surgery that will require hardware,  including plates and screws.  Go to the other blog pages about why the surgery.  Let’s talk about Why Plates and Screws? For the most part,  plates and screws are used to hold your vertebra still,  or in a certain […]