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Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery – Here’s What You Need to Know

What You Need to Know About Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery Spine surgery was usually performed as an “open operation”– meaning that a long incision was used to open up the patient. This gave the operating surgeon a direct view of the patient’s anatomy comprising the operating area. Fortunately, advancements in

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Spinal Cord Stimulator Surgery: Everything You Should Know

Spinal Cord Stimulator Surgery: Everything You Should Know If you are suffering from chronic pain in the lower back or legs, then your doctor may recommend spinal cord stimulation (SCS) or neurostimulation. This is an advanced pain-relief procedure that is often recommended for an increasing number of medical conditions such

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Radiofrequency Ablation Procedure

Radiofrequency Ablation Procedure Radiofrequency Ablation Procedure During this minimally-invasive procedure, the physician uses heat from radio waves to treat painful facet joints in your neck. This procedure is also called radiofrequency rhizotomy. It can treat pain that doesn’t respond to medications or to physical therapy. How will you be prepared

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Neurosurgeon vs Orthopedic Spine Surgeon

Neurosurgeon vs Orthopaedic Spine Surgeon Why choose a neurosurgeon vs. an orthopaedic spine surgeon for your spine injuries? Neurosurgeons In the United States, neurosurgeons learn about the diagnosis, nonsurgical and surgical treatment of spinal disorders during their residency training program that usually lasts for 6 to 7 years. After graduation,

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Whiplash Symptoms and Treatment

Whiplash Symptoms and Treatment Options Whiplash (cervical acceleration-deceleration or CAD syndrome) INTRODUCTION Whiplash is also known as cervical acceleration-deceleration syndrome. This condition refers to the sudden and rapid backward-forward force on the neck and head – exposing the cervical spine to extreme stress specifically in the facet joints and intervertebral discs.

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Meet Erika Mondol, our Nurse Practitioner

Meet Erika Mondol, our Nurse Practitioner Erika Mondol is our board certified nurse practitioner. She got her degree at the University of South Florida in 1997 with a Bachelor’s of Science in Biology. She continued her education in Nashville at Vanderbilt University where she received her Masters of Science in Nursing-Acute Care Nurse Practitioner

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What are the causes and symptoms of a Herniated Disc?

What are the causes and symptoms of a Herniated Disc? Herniated Disc INTRODUCTION The spinal column extends from the base of the skull to the pelvis. It is composed of thirty-three vertebrae. These vertebrae allow motion and render flexibility while the bones, ligaments and muscles provide stability. The spinal column

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Orthopedic Specialist vs Orthopedic Surgeon: What is the Difference?

Orthopedic Specialist vs Orthopedic Surgeon: What is the difference? In order to find an orthopedic surgeon in Orlando, you must first determine if you need that or an orthopedic specialist. Florida Surgery Consultants in Orlando gives you the security of selecting a clinic that has both a specialist and a

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Common Neurological Procedures Performed on the Brain

Common Neurological Procedures Performed on the Brain Any brain surgeon can tell you that there are many common neurological procedures. Florida Surgery Consultants is the neurosurgeon Tampa FL, Orlando FL, Palm Harbor FL, The Villages FL, Brandon FL, and Bradenton FL residents recommend and we know how to treat your

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When an Orthopedic Surgeon Must Correct Broken Bones

When an Orthopedic Surgeon Must Correct Broken Bones A humerus fracture may need to be manually set with a bone fracture repair. Florida Surgery Consultants is the orthopedic surgeon Tampa, Brandon, Orlando, Bradenton, The Villages, and Palm Harbor residents recommend. We can provide you with the quality service that you

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How Our Neurosurgeons Treat Intraspinal Vasculature Damage

How Our Neurosurgeons Treat Intraspinal Vasculature Damage Back surgery may be an option if you are suffering from intraspinal vasculature damage. Florida Surgery Consultants is a neurosurgeon in Tampa, The Villages, Orlando, Palm Harbor, Brandon and Bradenton that provides quality service to those who are suffering from a variety of

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Why Are Epidural Steroid Injections Used for Post-Surgical Treatment?

Why Are Epidural Steroid Injections Used for Post-Surgical Treatment? Extreme lower back pain can be difficult to treat and it may be best for you to have surgery and then receive an epidural steroid injection after your surgery to increases the effectiveness of your treatment. Florida Surgery Consultants in Bradenton

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Bladder Dysfunction Due To a Ruptured Disc? Try a Microdiscectomy!

Bladder Dysfunction Due To a Ruptured Disc? Try a Microdiscectomy! Are you experiencing bladder dysfunction due to a ruptured disc? Well, Florida Surgery Consultants can help with our lumbar microdiscectomy procedure to help take some of the pressure off your back nerves. Speaking with our neurosurgeon in Tampa, FL can

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What is Part of the Recovery Plan After Having TLIF Surgery?

What is Part of the Recovery Plan After Having TLIF Surgery? When you are having TLIF surgery, it is important to speak to your spinal fusion surgeon about your recovery plan. A neurosurgeon from Florida Surgery Consultants in Bradenton, FL (Tampa, Orlando, Lakewood Ranch, Sarasota, Palm Harbor, or The Villages)

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Do Epidural Steroid Injections Cause Weight Gain?

Do Epidural Steroid Injections Cause Weight Gain? Are you curious about epidural steroid injection side effects? Florida Surgery Consultants in Palm Harbor, FL are here to help clear up any questions or concerns you may have about an epidural steroid injection procedure. Steroid Injection Side Effects With any procedure there are

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What Questions Should I Ask My Neurosurgeon Before A Spine Surgery?

What Questions Should I Ask My Neurosurgeon Before A Spine Surgery? Before having spinal surgery, it is very important to ask anything you are worried or unsure about. Seeing a neurosurgeon Orlando FL residents trust from Florida Surgery Consultants can help put your mind at ease and answer any questions

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Do You Suffer From Chronic Pain? Radiofrequency Ablation Can Help!

Do You Suffer From Chronic Pain? Radiofrequency Ablation Can Help! Have you considered a radiofrequency ablation procedure for your pain? Let an orthopedic specialist from Florida Surgery Consultants in Palm Harbor, FL take a look and help you on your way to recovery. Reach out to us today to schedule

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The Recovery Time After Receiving a Spinal Cord Stimulator Procedure

The Recovery Time After Receiving a Spinal Cord Stimulator Procedure Are you wondering about the recovery time after receiving a spinal cord stimulator procedure? Let our spine surgeon from Florida Surgery Consultants answer any questions you may have about the procedure and help you better understand the recovery process. Reach

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Latest Minimally Invasive Surgery Options in Orthopedics

Latest Minimally Invasive Surgery Options in Orthopedics In case you need to seek medical attention, some of our latest minimally invasive surgery options in Orthopedics at Florida Surgery Consultants in Palm Harbor, performed by our top Palm Harbor orthopedic are listed below for your review. Finding the right orthopedic specialist

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Can an Epidural Steroid Injection Work for Your Inflammation?

Can an Epidural Steroid Injection Work for Your Inflammation? Have you been asking yourself, Can an epidural steroid injection work for your inflammation? Florida Surgery Consultants has a neurosurgeon Orlando FL with the answers you need. Let us take a look and decide on a procedure that is a perfect fit

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