Can an MRI show where it hurts?
“Free MRI review. Send your MRI today” (…and we will determine that you are a surgical candidate.) This is a common marketing gimmick used by many spine surgery practices. But, can you really determine if a patient is a surgical candidate just by looking at an MRI? This goes to the heart of another dilemma….can an MRI show a pain […]
ARE JOINT REPLACEMENT SURGERIES SAFE?
As our population gets older, the number of joint replacement surgeries performed in the United States is increasing at an alarming rate. The United States perform joint replacement surgeries at a much higher rate than most other developed countries. That number increased by 50% just in the last decade. Any joint surgery involves significant risk. Infections and blood clots are […]