Here Natasha’s story from misdiagnosis to finding relief after visiting the Bonati Spine Institute. If this story sounds like you, contact us at 855-267-0482 and a patient advocate will be happy to help.
A study in the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery (JBJS) found that patients with herniated lumbar disc symptoms were significantly worse off if the patients had symptoms for more than six months prior to treatment, compared to those who had symptoms for six months or less. Symptoms included pain, loss of function, loss of […]
There seem to be suddenly dozens of spine surgery centers promoting themselves as “minimally invasive”. However, there is some diversity in opinion about minimally invasive spine surgery. Either surgeons claim to do it or say it isn’t important. For the doctors who claim to perform these procedures, some of these surgeons truly do minimally invasive […]
Richard shares his story of the differences between old fashion open back surgery versus the Bonati Spine Procedures and just how different the recovery process is when receiving treatment from the Bonati Spine Institute. If you have questions about the Bonati Spine Procedures, call 855-267-0482 or visit: bonati.com.
If your doctor is recommending a surgical treatment for pain from a spine condition, here are 6 important questions to ask before you undergo surgery. Do you know the specific cause of my pain? Make sure that your doctor has found a well-defined source of pain that shows up on an MRI and through a […]
By Dr. Alfred O. Bonati, MD, Founder and Chief Orthopaedic Surgeon, The Bonati Spine Institute We all know to some degree that our spine is the most important part within our body. Some have called the spine the “highway to the body.” This analogy is not far from reality because the spine is the path that […]
Watch Bonati Spine Institute patient Rob Gomez’s story of going from debilitating, degenerative back pain to finding relief while still on the operating table. If you have questions about the Bonati Spine Procedures, call 855-267-0482 or visit: bonati.com.
The term “laser spine surgery” has become very popular on the internet and in advertising by many surgical centers in recent years. These centers promote the idea of having a surgeon “zap” you with a laser to cure your back pain. You may have had back pain for many years and tried many treatment options that […]
NO BONES ABOUT IT: MUSCULOSKELETAL HEALTH AND WOMEN By Jennifer Wider, MD from The Society for Women’s Health Research Osteoarthritis, osteoporosis, fractures, and spinal disorders are among the most common reasons for doctor visits. These conditions have more than one thing in common: they are all musculoskeletal problems and are more prevalent in women. “Most […]
A study by the National Institute of Health found that the number one reason fusion back surgeries are not effective and some patients experience continued pain after surgery is because the abnormality operated on was not the true root cause of the patient’s pain. Usually this mistake in open instrumented fusions occurs because the surgeon […]