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Living with Neck Pain? Here’s Advice from a Spine Expert.

By |2024-05-10T08:08:53-04:00July 9th, 2022|Categories: Health A-Z, Orthopedics|Tags: , , |

When conservative treatments don’t send neck pain packing, surgery may be the best option for relief. Below is some insight on common surgical procedures from orthopedic surgeon Justin Elkrief, DO, who recently joined CentraState’s medical and dental staff and specializes in diagnosing and treating various spinal conditions. [...]

Hip Arthroscopy Can Reduce Pain and Delay Arthritis

By |2024-05-10T08:08:54-04:00April 19th, 2022|Categories: Health A-Z, Orthopedics|Tags: , |

Hip arthroscopy, a minimally invasive procedure for patients with hip pain, is now available at CentraState. This highly specialized surgery has the power to slow or prevent the progression of arthritis in the hip and potentially postpone the need for a hip replacement. “Hip arthroscopy can improve quality of [...]

New Robotic Assistance Technology for Total Knee Replacement Means Longer-Lasting Relief

By |2024-05-10T08:08:56-04:00July 12th, 2021|Categories: Health A-Z, Orthopedics|Tags: , |

You may be able to push through occasional knee pain with rest and pain relievers, but once you’ve crossed the point where the pain becomes persistent, you have decreased mobility or range of motion, or you have a grating sensation in your joints, you could be a candidate for [...]

Walking Tall: Minimally Invasive Surgery Relieves Sciatica Pain

By |2024-05-10T08:08:59-04:00April 11th, 2021|Categories: Health A-Z, Neuroscience, Orthopedics|Tags: , , , |

A string of falls and a car accident left Whiting resident Nanette Neves in constant agony. Plagued with numbness and pain in her leg and lower back, she endured eight years of treatments to manage the pain. When she had trouble getting out of bed, she knew it was [...]


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