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21 12, 2022

Postponing Spine Surgery Can Be a Bad Idea

2023-02-21T17:51:49-04:00December 21st, 2022|

Postponing Spine Surgery Can Be a Bad Idea With the low success rate of traditional open spine surgery, its invasive nature, and the high failure rate following the surgery, it was not surprising for people in need of spine surgery to wait or even avoid getting surgical treatment in the past. In addition, the [...]

6 12, 2022

Patient Testimonial- The Bonati Spine Institute

2023-03-14T13:00:32-04:00December 6th, 2022|

https://youtu.be/PHtx5xCrIOs Desiree is pain free after nerve decompression surgery at the Bonati Spine Institute. After other spine institutes couldn't pinpoint the cause of her pain, she contacted the Bonati Spine Institute and immediately learned they could help. After looking at her MRIs, Dr. Bonati determined Desiree was a candidate for nerve decompression surgery utilizing [...]

30 11, 2022

Back Injury Prevention for Active Patients

2022-11-30T16:53:49-04:00November 30th, 2022|

Strains, sprains and back pain are the three most common ailments among active people. The spine is especially vulnerable during exercise. Statistics show that over 80 percent of the population will experience back pain. With backs, we pay dearly for our mistakes so prevention is much better than the cure. By following these seven steps, [...]

4 11, 2022

Surgical versus Non-surgical Treatment for Spine Conditions

2022-11-04T10:01:51-04:00November 4th, 2022|

A Landmark Study of Surgical versus Non-surgical Treatment for Spine Conditions        Dartmouth-Hickock Medical Center and The New England Journal of Medicine recently reported results that found that surgery for three prevalent spine conditions works better than all other non-surgical treatments. The study details the findings of the Spine Patient Outcomes Research Trial (SPORT), a 7-year, [...]

18 10, 2022

Drop Foot

2022-10-25T11:37:07-04:00October 18th, 2022|

What is Foot Drop? Drop foot and foot drop are interchangeable terms that describe an abnormal nerve and muscle disorder that affects the patient's ability to raise their foot at the ankle. It is further characterized by an inability to point the toes toward the body or move the foot at the ankle inward or [...]

9 06, 2022

Nerve Decompression Surgery Testimonial

2023-03-14T14:22:21-04:00June 9th, 2022|

 Janice's Story Janice is pain free after spinal surgery at the Bonati Spine Institute. Doctors in her home town couldn't find anything wrong with her, however she was in pain.  She contacted the Bonati Spine Institute and was told they could help. View Janice's story on our Youtube Channel. After looking at her MRIs, Dr. [...]

24 05, 2022

Decompression VS. Fusion for Spondylolisthesis

2022-06-02T13:31:22-04:00May 24th, 2022|

Lumbar spinal stenosis due to degenerative spondylolisthesis is a widespread condition and has become one of the most common indications for spinal surgery.   In the United States over 95% of patients with degenerative spondylolisthesis requiring surgery now undergo a decompression with fusion regardless of the severity of the spondylolisthesis. Spinal Fusion became the “gold standard” [...]

1 06, 2021

Patient Stories: Jason A.

2023-03-13T14:46:46-04:00June 1st, 2021|

https://youtu.be/UwuXQHBxlso Jason A. from Largo, FL lives a very active lifestyle. Around 2016, he began experiencing cervical spine pain that affected his arms, hands and fingers. He struggled sleeping. He struggled driving. Doing everyday activities, like simply putting on shoes, became a challenge. He was diagnosed with two bulging discs, between C6/C7 and C7/T1. [...]

19 05, 2021

Walking and Spinal Stenosis

2023-03-13T14:44:04-04:00May 19th, 2021|

This blog is excerpted from a Healthline article by Nancy Lovering on February 17, 2021. If you’re over age 50 and starting to experience discomfort in your back and legs, you’re not alone. You may have spinal stenosis, a common back condition that can affect how you walk. “Stenosis” is the Greek word for narrowing. [...]

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