Do you find yourself suffering from back pain throughout the day, even though you don’t think you’ve done anything to injure yourself? Back pain isn’t always the result of an injury. Sometimes, the things you do in your everyday life could be the cause of the problem; you just don’t notice it because the back…
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One of my main goals in treating patients is to demystify some of the “rumors” they may have heard about spine surgery from the notorious web chat rooms through educating my patients in my office. Most spine ailments are best treated without an operation.
In my opinion, surgery is the best option for patients who have exhausted all of the modern non-surgical modalities available. These include medications, physical therapy, stretching, acupuncture, injections, and more.
When these fail to control my patients’ symptoms and they cannot perform their regular activities of daily living without pain, I tailor a specific treatment plan that best addresses the spinal pathology.
Dr. Michael A. GleiberBoard Certified, Fellowship Trained Orthopedic Spine Surgeon
Michael A. Gleiber, MD is a Board Certified, Fellowship Trained orthopedic spine surgeon focusing his practice exclusively to injuries and diseases of the cervical, thoracic and lumbar spine.
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