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Is Facet Fixation necessary?

There are many different problems that can occur with the spine that can result in pain. At times, this pain can be life altering, and it can certainly cause you problems that make it difficult for you to live your day-to-day life as you would like. Although there are many options that are available for individuals who are experiencing debilitating back pain, one of the options that may be suggested to you is Facet Fixation. This is a type of procedure in which the spine is fused at the joints between two vertebrae in order to help stabilize it. Is this the right type of procedure for you?


The answer as to whether you should have Facet Fixation or not is really going to depend upon your particular circumstances. Since it is able to stabilize the spine, it can help to reduce much of the back pain and difficulties that you are experiencing. You will be interested in knowing that this is considered a minimally invasive type of surgery that is done through very small incisions. As a result of the smaller incisions, it is able to be handled with a minimal amount of difficulties, including less blood loss and faster recovery time. It is important to understand, however, that it is not always going to be necessary for you to have surgery to correct back problems.


Is Facet Fixation the right choice for you?


It is always a good idea for you to explore your options before you have Facet Fixation or any other type of surgery done, even if it is a minimally invasive procedure. That is why it is a good idea for you to contact The Neuro & Spine Wellness Center for an appointment to see if there are any alternatives that may be available. The spine specialists that work for The Neuro & Spine Wellness Cente are interested in making sure that you are as comfortable as possible, and they are always going to look for options and provide those options for you. They can also perform minimally invasive surgery, and because they are focused on working with the spine, they are able to do so in a professional way.

A little about the doctor.

Dr sammy

As a neurosurgeon and spine specialist, Dr. Sammy focuses on taking an integrative approach to your treatment for a variety of spine, brain, and nerve conditions. He emphasizes the personal touch, basing your treatment on advanced diagnostics, state-of-the-art technology, as well as detailed information about you, your medical history, and your lifestyle. The results speak for themselves through so many happy patients at The Neuro & Spine Wellness Center in Frisco.

We treat the following ailments and more:

  •  Degenerative Disc Disease
  •  Corporate and Creative
  •  Neck Pain
  •  Spinal Stenosis
  •  Concussions
  •  Back Pain

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