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Sanjay Says2018-05-01T19:34:13+00:00

Sanjay Says…

Dr. Jatana shares his advice about spine surgery and a variety of spine health issues.

1802, 2018

Surgical Options – DO I NEED SURGERY FOR MY HERNIATED DISC?

February 18th, 2018|Surgical Options|

If you have a lumbar herniated disc in your spine (sometimes called a "slipped" or "ruptured" disc), you've probably gotten several opinions from spine doctors regarding surgical options for your condition. Surgery may help to alleviate your pain and increase your mobility, but it's important to know all the information about the pros and cons of surgical treatment before deciding to go this route.

2111, 2017

Surgical Options – GETTING A SURGICAL SECOND OPINION

November 21st, 2017|Surgical Options|

When a surgeon recommends an operation, it is generally a good idea to get a second opinion. Not all surgeons are alike. Different surgeons look at spine problems differently and there are multiple ways to get a good result. It helps a patient to get another perspective on the problem, including recommended options and possible outcomes.

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.