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 […]Read More
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 […]Read More
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 […]Read More
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 […]Read More
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 […]Read More
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 […]Read More
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 […]Read More
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 […]Read More
What Are the Symptoms of a Bulging Disc?
If you have back or neck pain, a bulging disc is a common cause that, without treatment, can worsen over time. In this blog, Dr. Steven Schiebert, a fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon who specializes in spine surgery will explain more about the symptoms of a bulging disc as well as possible treatment options. What is a […]Read More
New Jersey Spine Surgeons Launches New Website
New Jersey Spine Surgeons, a spine center with locations in Princeton, NJ and Staten Island, NY, is pleased to unveil a brand new look on the web with our website that launched this month! Our new site includes a number of features including this blog, which will regularly be updated with content about spine conditions […]Read More