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Cervical Spine Treatments

The cervical spine houses the spinal cord as it makes its way into the brain. This section of the spine, consisting of seven vertebrae, C1-C7, begins at the base of the skull and connects to the thoracic spine (the “mid-back”). The cervical spine not only protects the spinal cord, but it must support the head, which weighs from 10 to 13 pounds. Because of the loads it bears, along with the flexibility inherent, the cervical spine is at risk for developing a number of painful conditions.

Dr. Albert performs a series of surgeries to alleviate pain and return full function:

Anterior Cervical Decompression and Fusion Surgery
Cervical Disc Arthroplasty
Posterior Cervical Laminoplasty
Spinal Stenosis Nerve Decompression/Posterior Cervical Laminectomy
Posterior Foraminotomy

Lumbar Spine Treatments

The lumbar spine is the lower back where the spine curves inward toward your abdomen. It connects the thoracic spine (upper back) to the sacral spine, which enters the hips. The lumbar spine consists of five vertebrae, L1-L5. These vertebrae carry the most weight and are the largest of all the vertebrae in the spinal column. The lowest two vertebrae, L4-L5 and L5-S1 (into the top of the sacral vertebrae section) bear the most weight. These are the most prone to injury and degeneration of the discs. Most lower back pain originates from these levels.

Dr. Albert performs a series of surgeries to relieve pressure on the spinal cord and nerves in this injury-prone section of the spine:

Lumbar Laminectomy Surgery
Posterior Lumbar Decompression and Fusion
Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion
Posterior Foraminotomy

Cervical Spine | New York City
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