Common Causes of Tailbone Pain - Blog Post

Common Causes of Tailbone Pain

You probably don’t give your tailbone any thought when it’s pain-free, but it’s an important bone that helps provide support and stabilization when you sit. But if it’s injured, your tailbone can hurt, particularly when you’re sitting. In this blog, orthopedic surgeon Dr. Steven Schiebert of New Jersey Spine Surgeons explains some of the common […]

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What is Involved in an Axial Fusion? - Blog Post

What is Involved in an Axial Fusion?

Axial fusion is a cutting-edge procedure that’s performed to alleviate pain and reduce function that’s caused by disc damage in the lower back. In this blog, orthopedic surgeon Dr. Steven Schiebert of NJ Spine Surgeons explains what’s involved with axial fusion. Why is axial fusion performed? This surgical procedure is performed to address disc damage […]

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What Causes a Slipped Disc? - Blog Post

What Causes a Slipped Disc?

A slipped disc is a common injury that can cause pain, weakness, and other symptoms in the back and even your arm or leg. In this blog, orthopedic surgeon Dr. Steven Schiebert of New Jersey Spine Surgeons explains more about slipped discs, include what can cause them. What is a slipped disc? A slipped disc […]

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What are the Different Types of Radiculopathy? - Blog Post

What are the Different Types of Radiculopathy?

Radiculopathy originates in spinal nerve roots, but it can cause pain and weakness in many areas of your body, including your back, legs, arms, and fingers. In this blog, fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon Dr. Steven Schiebert with New Jersey Spine Surgeons explains more about radiculopathy, including its different types. What is radiculopathy? Radiculopathy refers to chronic […]

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What is Involved in a Cervical Fusion Surgery? - Blog Post

What is Involved in a Cervical Fusion Surgery?

If you’re suffering from neck pain that hasn’t responded to conservative treatments, cervical fusion surgery may be an option to help provide relief in some cases. In this blog, orthopedic surgeon Dr. Steven Schiebert of New Jersey Spine Surgeons explains what’s involved in a cervical fusion surgery. What is cervical fusion? Cervical fusion is a […]

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How Common is a Pinched Nerve? - Blog Post

How Common is a Pinched Nerve?

A pinched nerve can cause pain, numbness, and other symptoms, and although it can sometimes improve on its own, you may also need medical care if symptoms linger. In this blog, Dr. Steven Schiebert, an orthopedic surgeon with New Jersey Spine Surgeons, explains more about pinched nerves, including how common they are. What is a […]

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When is Axial Fusion Performed? - Blog Post

When is Axial Fusion Performed?

Lower back pain is an extremely common condition that can cause severe, ongoing pain as well as a loss of function. If more conservative attempts at treatment fail, surgery may be necessary in some cases. Axial fusion can help treat disc issues in the lower back while providing several important benefits over more invasive types […]

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What Are the Common Causes of Sciatica? - Blog Post

What Are the Common Causes of Sciatica?

Sciatica is a common, painful symptom that can make it difficult to stand or sit. In this blog, orthopedic surgeon Dr. Steven Schiebert of New Jersey Spine Surgeons explains more about sciatica, including its causes and treatments. What is sciatica? Sciatica is pain that affects the sciatic nerve, which is the longest nerve in the […]

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When is it Time to See a Doctor for Neck Pain? - Blog Post

When is it Time to See a Doctor for Neck Pain?

Neck pain is a common condition that, in some cases, can persist over time in spite of attempts to alleviate it with self-care. In this blog, orthopedic surgeon Dr. Steven Schiebert of New Jersey Spine Surgeons explains when it’s time to see a doctor for neck pain. What is neck pain? This type of pain […]

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When is a Cervical Fusion Surgery Performed? - Blog Post

When is a Cervical Fusion Surgery Performed?

Most neck pain can be treated without the need for an operation, but in some cases, surgery may be needed. In this blog, Dr. Steven Schiebert of New Jersey Spine Surgeons will explain what cervical fusion surgery is and when it’s performed. What is cervical fusion surgery? Cervical fusion surgery joins together selected bones in […]

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