Questions for the Doctor

We are happy to answer all of your questions.

Where is my neck and arm pain coming from? How is the numbness in my hand related to my neck? Where is my back and leg pain coming from? How is the numbness in my foot related to my low back?
Where is your clinic located? What hospitals do you operate at?
Does your office have physician assistants or nurse practitioners? Will I see the doctor on every visit?
Can I schedule a second opinion visit? I was told that I needed surgery on my spine, but I am not sure that I want to go through with it. What are my options?
What is the difference between a Neurosurgeon and an Orthopedic Surgeon?
Is acupuncture safe?
Is it safe for me to continue to see my chiropractor?
What is kyphoplasty and am I a candidate?
What is the role of a pain management physician in my care?
I have heard some negative things regarding spinal fusions. Why would anyone want to have one?
What should I expect after surgery?
If I have a neck fusion, will I still be able to move my neck? If I have a lumbar fusion, will I still be able to bend and twist my low back?
If I come to see a Neurosurgeon, does that mean that I am going to get surgery?
What options exist besides surgery?
What is the difference between a CT Scan and an MRI?
What is a CT Myelogram?
What is a Discogram?
Will I need physical therapy after my surgery?
Am I a candidate for laser surgery?

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