Leg Pain after a Lumbar Decompression Surgery

Dr. Ullrich describes the reasons why leg pain may persist after spinal surgery.

Facet Joint Pain after Spine Surgery

The facet joints, located in the back of the spine, can be a source of pain following spine surgery.

Laser Disc Decompression for Spinal Stenosis: Does it Work?

As a practicing spine surgeon, I am often asked by patients if their disc decompression surgery can be done with a laser. There is a perception by the general population that lasers are a modern, almost futuristic, up and coming technology.The reality is that lasers have been around for a long time and are almost completely useless when it comes to spine surgery.