Minimally Invasive Spinal Fusion – How Does It Work?

A minimally invasive spinal fusion is a surgical procedure that's used to join at least two bones of the spine together, which gets rid of any motion between the two bones or vertebrae. The goal of this procedure is to complete the treatment with smaller incisions and less exposure of the spine, which also shortens [...]

What To Do When Your Back Hurts from Scoliosis?

What To Do When Your Back Hurts from Scoliosis? Are you experiencing bothersome or even debilitating back pain that is related to scoliosis? You are not alone. Scoliosis is a spinal condition in which the spine curves sideways, often making it difficult for someone to stand up straight. The result can be chronic back pain, [...]

The Health Risks and Side Effects of Poor Posture

The Health Risks and Side Effects of Poor Posture “Tech-neck,” also known as “text-neck,” is a physical condition that causes neck pain in individuals who repetitively strain the muscles and tissues in their neck, often by hunching over to look at their mobile devices. Tech-neck is just one of the many issues that are a [...]

Laser Surgery

Laser Surgery Laser spine surgery is a divisive subject among spine surgeons, and Dr. Alexander would like to share some information on the subject of laser surgery and how it relates to minimally invasive surgery. The potential of this technique to make improvements on the spine has yet to be set in stone, but people [...]

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