Our spine surgeons at Virginia Spine Institute are continually recognized as some of the top surgeons in the country. Patients come to Virginia Spine Institute for innovative, world class care.
Technology in spine surgery is a game changer for millions of patients suffering from neck or back conditions. These advancements allow Virginia Spine Institute surgeons the ability to perform less invasive surgical procedures with smaller incisions, less operative bleeding, faster recovery time and shorter hospital stays.Learn More
Artificial Disc Replacement is a procedure that involves replacing a degenerative disc that is causing your symptoms.Learn More
The spine surgeons at Virginia Spine Institute are on the forefront of minimally invasive procedures that protect healthy tissue and maintain the normal structure of the spine. Compared to the more ‘traditional’ spine surgery which involves a larger incision, minimally invasive procedures use advanced imaging techniques and specialized medical equipment to separate (rather than cut) muscles and tissues.Learn More
A fusion is a surgical technique that involves eliminating the motion in between vertebrae by “welding” the bones together. By fusing the bones together, they heal into a single, solid unit. A fusion procedure may be recommended to eliminate painful motion, restore your alignment or posture, or provide stability to your spine. In certain cases, your surgeon may perform a laminectomy in addition to the fusion procedure if you have leg symptoms such as pain and numbness. Our goal is to identify that your degenerative disc is the cause of your ongoing symptoms. Fusion surgery is one way to treat your symptoms.Learn More
Minimally invasive techniques use advanced imaging and specialized medical equipment to correct the abnormal curvature of the spine. Surgical tools that we can use may include robotic guidance, stealth navigation, ultrasonic or laser cutting devices.
The goal of spinal reconstruction surgery is to decrease the patient’s pain and to place the spine in a more natural position. This can be accomplished using minimally invasive robot-guided spine surgery which allows our surgeons to precisely create and plan a blueprint for surgery before stepping foot in the operating room.Learn More
While Virginia Spine Institute surgeons do all they can to avoid surgery, sometimes surgery is needed to treat a patient’s specific condition.Learn More
There are many steps involved in recovering after your spinal surgery. We hope you find this information helpful. Your questions are important to us and we hope this packet will make you feel more comfortable with expectations, restrictions and ways you can help yourself have the most successful surgical outcome. Please read this before your pre-operative visit so we may address any questions. Please share this information with family or friends that will be helping to care for you.Learn More