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Lehigh Valley Children's Hospital

Back and Neck Pain

For expert, comprehensive care for back and neck pain, turn to the skilled team at Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN). We use advanced diagnostic testing to identify the source of the pain and create a customized treatment plan to improve your symptoms and your quality of life.

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Degenerative Disk Disease Surgery

… Degenerative Disk Disease Surgery … If surgery could offer you pain relief and improve your quality of life, we will discuss your options with you to determine the best way forward. Our goal is always … include: Anterior lumbar fusion We fuse (join) vertebrae, the bony sections of your spine, to ease pain in the lower back and leg. We typically access the lower back through an abdominal incision. You will most likely spend two to five days … removes the diseased disk and replaces it with an artificial disk. We can perform this surgery in the cervical spine (neck area) or lumbar spine (lower back). The disk is made of high-density plastic between two metal plates. Advantages of …

Lumbar and Cervical Disk Disease Surgery

… Lumbar and Cervical Disk Disease Surgery … Surgery for lumbar disk disease typically involves removing the herniated part of the disk to relieve back pain. We use both minimally invasive and open surgical procedures, finding the surgical approach that will get you the … disk is made of high-density plastic between two metal plates. We can perform this surgery in the cervical spine (neck area) or lumbar spine (lower back). Advantages of this procedure include: Your spine maintaining its natural flexibility …

Neurostimulation

… undergoing the procedure to implant it. During the trial period, you wear an external neurostimulator around your waist and decide if it is effective for you. … Neurostimulation is an innovative treatment that uses an implanted device to bring long-term relief for chronic back pain , neck pain or occipital neuralgia. At LVHN, we have extensive experience performing this advanced technique. We work with you …