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Patient Resources 2018-05-01T18:09:11+00:00

Patient Resources

2807, 2016

Patient Resources – Failed Back Surgery Syndrome (FBSS)

July 28th, 2016|Patient Resources|

Occasionally, spine surgery doesn't provide the relief patients expect. In fact, 20 to 50 percent of the patients that visit Dr. Jatana's practice have had previous back surgery with another surgeon and are seeking a second opinion on how to resolve continuing pain. The good news is that in many cases, the cause of the pain can be identified and addressed. In this Q and A, Dr. Jatana discusses this condition, formally known as Failed Back Surgery Syndrome.

2011, 2015

Patient Resources – Physician Scorecards

November 20th, 2015|Patient Resources|

Physician scorecards are an increasingly common way for consumers to evaluate the performance of their doctors. While I completely understand the need for unbiased data to help patients make better informed choices – particularly when it comes to selecting a spine surgeon – scorecards often fail to provide consumers with a comprehensive picture.

2808, 2015

Patient Resources – The Importance of a Good Bike Fit

August 28th, 2015|Patient Resources|

Ever return from a bike ride with an aching neck or numb hands? A poor bike fit might be the culprit. Riding a bike that’s too big or isn’t positioned correctly for your body can not only affect your performance, but can also lead to serious discomfort and potential back pain or injury.

1307, 2015

Patient Resources – Travel Fitness Tips by Cliff Cotton

July 13th, 2015|Patient Resources|

Traveling is stressful and time-consuming, so finding excuses for not exercising while on the road often comes easy. The days are long, which makes it difficult to find the energy to work out. It’s also common to skip the hotel gym if it’s crowded or costs money. And even when those factors aren’t at play, just knowing which exercises to perform is a challenge.